Bodega Head is the prominent rocky point that protects Bodega Harbor from the west. This large point has a rugged coastline that is exposed to strong waves and cool damp weather. There is a small sandy beach below the parking lot and picnic area that is worth visiting. A steep path north of the picnic area leads to the beach where you can feel the raw energy of the ocean. It is a great place for sunsets and whale watching. There are many trails that will take you to views of the Bodega Harbor, Bodega Bay and the Pacific Ocean.