Russian Gulch is located at latitude 38.469° and longitude -123.154° with a parking lot elevation of 20 feet. A restroom, garbage bin, and a recycling bin are located at the south west end of the parking lot. A trail at the west end of the parking lot leads through a wooded area towards beach. No dogs are allowed on the beach. The parking lot is located just north of the highway 1 crossing of the Russian Gulch on the west side of the highway.
Trash tends to accumulate on the north east to east side of the beach, where high tide washes debris inland.