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MacKerricher State Park

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24100 Mackerricher Park Rd, Fort Bragg, CA 95437
+1 707-964-9112
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Great boardwalk

Great little boardwalk with info stations. Great views. Hung out at the beach. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ina R
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Mountain Lakes, New Jersey
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Beautiful Experience

Don't go to Fort Bragg without spending at least an hour or two here. There are well maintained... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark A
,
Auburn, California
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MacKerricher is a great place to observe whales, and it also provides a habitat for several rare plant species.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tide pools” (127 reviews)
“board walk” (26 reviews)
“nice boardwalk” (20 reviews)
LOCATION
24100 Mackerricher Park Rd, Fort Bragg, CA 95437
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+1 707-964-9112
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"tide pools"
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"board walk"
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"nice boardwalk"
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"great camping"
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"haul road"
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"whale skeleton"
in 12 reviews
"sea lions"
in 32 reviews
"sand dunes"
in 9 reviews
"ground squirrels"
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"hiking trails"
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"hermit crabs"
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"whale watching"
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"marine life"
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"saw seals"
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"breathtaking views"
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"easy walk"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little boardwalk with info stations. Great views. Hung out at the beach. Lots of tidepools. The bike path is great.

Thank Ina R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't go to Fort Bragg without spending at least an hour or two here. There are well maintained boardwalks that traverse along the cliffs giving you great views of the ocean. If your lucky, you'll also be treated to excellent what watching here. Although July...More

Thank Mark A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

5 day stay under the trees- lots of shade, can hear the sea, protected from the wind. Nice fire pit, and picnic table. Good showers and toilets. Will go back.

Thank Erna P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on a whim while we were vacationing in Fort Bragg. We were so happy that we did. Got an opportunity to see seals and other wildlife. Stop by, you will be glad that you did.

1  Thank SoCASD
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently spent a week in the Fort Bragg/Mendocino area. We went to MacKerricher State Park three out of the seven days we were there and absolutely loved each time there. The boardwalk to Laguna Point/Seal Rocks as well as other vistas is not only...More

2  Thank onlycharis
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

MacKerricer has something for everyone. There are beautiful trails, a gorgeous beach and many varieties of wildlife.

Thank Sharon D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice state park with a boardwalk to the cliffs overlooking the beach. Very cool to wind your way through the many different trees.

Thank Charlie J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although there were very few seals this time, this is the best free place to visit in the area. Can’t believe it’s still free! Gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous. Wonderfully full of life

Thank Sylvia232323
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The State Park is very beautiful and the people working there are super friendly and dog-friendly. Drive up north a piece and come to Ten Mile River and bridge. Get your camera ready.

Thank Avram G
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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

After many visits to Fort Bragg, this small park continues to intrigue and excite. A wonderful boardwalk leads down from the main parking lot, with a semi-dense forest to the left and beautiful views of the ocean and beachfront town to the right. The boardwalk...More

2  Thank WyattJohn425
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Tiphanie G
July 10, 2018|
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Response from JadeManSam | Reviewed this property |
You will need to call the park directly as I've never been to the group camp area only the regular camping area. All the Best, Sam
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BandonJoe
June 30, 2018|
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Response from Moe92136 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at a hotel and walked around the park. Don’t remember losing cell service at all, but wasn’t really paying attention. Do remember other people were on their phones, and one lady actually lost hers and her hubby was... More
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Evelyn M
May 19, 2018|
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Response from Jim K | Reviewed this property |
No, free parking but small lot
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