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Welcome to Monte Rio, Vacation Wonderland! 
Monte Rio is the second-largest Russian River Resort Area town. With its unique collection of establishments, Monte Rio helps define The River’s laid-back, quirky vibe.

The Rio, a Quonset hut movie theatre, shows current films and has a café with food and beer. The town beach has a dog friendly area, plus summer boat rentals and snack bar. Across the river are two riverfront dining options and Bartlett’s Market, with kitchen staples and a deli. Monte Rio has a playground, community center, skate park, public tennis courts and the Northwood Golf Club, a public 9-hole redwood-studded golf course.

Monte Rio is 4 miles west of Guerneville and 8 miles east of the Pacific Ocean. Within an easy drive of numerous Russian River Valley wineries and the Sonoma Coast State Beaches, this is a great starting point for visitors looking for the full Western Sonoma County experience.