Just about 90 minutes drive from the main city of San Francisco and 15 miles northwest of county seat Santa Rosa is the wonderful small town of Forestville. It was once a flourishing logging enclave and now is the attraction of several musicians, artists and entrepreneurs seeking for a peaceful setting which is far enough to escape the city crowds. Forestville is the logical stop for the outdoor enthusiast and recreational activities such as biking, hiking, fishing, bird watching and camping and several such activities. You could visit the Steelhead Beach Regional Park which is a great place to fish trout and salmons. Additionally, it offers a river access to a small craft providing picnic facilities and great place to witness the local wildlife. Other attractions include Russian River canoe trips, the River festival, and much more.