Explore Mendocino's serene beauty on foot, bike or canoe. The surrounding landscape invites visitors to enjoy the beautiful beaches, incredible waterfalls, sparkling Big River, tremendous redwoods and much more.
Headlands: Where the surf meets the sand, the rugged coastal cliffs of Mendocino provide miles of scenic trails to be explored with hidden beaches and grottos below. Feeling adventurous? Try sport diving, fishing or surfing. Relax and enjoy the sun while picnicking or catch a sunset. The headlands offer exciting activity, relaxation and beauty.
Big River: Cutting through the coastal mountain range, the Big River is a combination of rugged beauty and natural tranquility. Hiking or biking adjacent to the river you will find lush grass lands, towering redwoods and beautiful rare wildlife. Head down to the dock and rent a canoe, kayak or outrigger to begin your boating adventure up the Big River.
Redwoods: Located within the Russian Gulch State Park, the Redwood hike leads you through a historical and beautiful adventure. Surrounded by the incredible giants, your hiking adventure takes you to waterfalls and gives you a glimpse into the once thriving coastal timber industry. The natural wonders of the redwood forest are waiting to be explored!
The Botanical Gardens: Overlooking the Pacific, an astonishing wave of color and beauty embodies Fort Bragg’s Botanical Gardens. Given its ideal climate, the garden offers a vast variety of flowers and fauna in bloom every season. Flower aficionado or not, the pristinely manicured and vibrant gardens can be appreciated by all. Take a picnic and stroll out to the ocean, and if the time is right, you might see migrating whales!
Telephone: 707.937.4323 | 390 Kasten St. Mendocino, CA 95460