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Took the Catch a Canoe Eco solar tour. It was really peaceful and very pretty and of course less... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2016
London, United Kingdom
Inland Walk

My husband and I took this hike on our last day in Mendocino and intended to walk at least 5 miles... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2016
Pasadena, California
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A beautiful estuary in which to observe nature.
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“low tide” (5 reviews)
“wide beach” (2 reviews)
“easy paddle” (2 reviews)
Mendocino, CA
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

Took the Catch a Canoe Eco solar tour. It was really peaceful and very pretty and of course less paddling.

1  Thank intelligentgirls
Reviewed 15 June 2016

My husband and I took this hike on our last day in Mendocino and intended to walk at least 5 miles in and then 5 miles out. By mile 3 the mosquitoes were so bad we had to turn around. Would have been great if...More

Thank Grimm4Dee
Reviewed 14 June 2016

We rode our bikes along the old haul road. Located at the end of the parking lot. It was relatively flat dirt/gravel road. It runs along the river. There are several pretty vistas fo the river along the way. We saw many wild flowers along...More

Thank boord
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

This is a lively beach area and a great place to relax and read a book. The water is clean here without the ocean growth so it's a bit more of a relaxing experience.

1  Thank legsbell
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We went at 9am to the spot near the turnoff to the town of Mendocino, but on the other side of Highway 1, under the bridge. It was misty and sprinkling. Umbrellas in hand, we started walking. Very soon we started seeing our feathered friends....a...More

Thank Bobbi B
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Excellent walk in deep sand on the wide beach to the Pacific Ocean and/or along the dirt forest road (old logging railway line) that follows the river into the redwoods. It's an easy walk as the dirt road is the former graded railway line and...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

This is a great area. It's surrounded by forests and you can walk forever exploring the area. This is a great location for kayaks, canoes and all water sports.

1  Thank legsbell
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We're part time. residents of Mendocino and the Big River walk is a family favorite. Dog friendly ( but please leash your pup). Pretty much a flat walk so good for just about anyone that likes to hike, no matter they're age.

Thank Calboy1976
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Only a mile or so from Mendocino near the bridge that spans the Big River, the canoes are rented at reasonable rates and canoeing is to some degree limited by the tides and winds. Its wise to call first to check on conditions, best times...More

Thank 00slevin
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

We visited this beach in the morning. I had a nice run on the beach. All kinds of activities going on! Paddle boarding, kayaking, outriggers on the river, dogs swimming, soccer practice, picnics!

Thank Amy B
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