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Mendocino Headlands State Park

Hwy 1, Mendocino, CA 95460
+1 707-937-5804
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This coastline is a treasure

Walking by the edge of the cliffs in Mendocino is lovely. Lots of interest in the sea crashing... read more

Reviewed yesterday
asheville, nc
Stunning views, easy walk

You can't beat the view from the Mendocino Headlands. A rugged coastline, a wide open bay, and the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rob D
Chico, California
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A scenic and appealing rugged promontory along the California coast.
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Hwy 1, Mendocino, CA 95460
+1 707-937-5804
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Reviewed yesterday

Walking by the edge of the cliffs in Mendocino is lovely. Lots of interest in the sea crashing against the rocks. Different views from every spot along the path.

Thank contradancer
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You can't beat the view from the Mendocino Headlands. A rugged coastline, a wide open bay, and the quaint town of Mendocino stretched out along the shore. Better yet, the walk is short, flat, and easy. Enhot!

Thank Rob D
Reviewed 1 week ago

During our visit to Mendocino, we spent a lot of time just walking the Headlands. What great scenery! The craggy coastline, beautiful ocean and noisy birds made for a very memorable time. Since it was cool, mid-60s, you could spend a lot of time and...More

Thank stancal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walk around the small headland of Mendocino with the gorgeous old homes and buildings of the town looking out over the Stat park and the Bay;rugged wild coast and waters with lots of historical aspects. A melodramatically beautiful spot.

Thank Esty666
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's just a short hike behind the church, down to the beach. There is a fantastic island in the river, but bring something to float on, because the water is COLD. The ever-present fog/mist rolls in here most of the time, but if you travel...More

1  Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Views and vistas that look like a postcard...picture perfect. Make sure to have a sweater/jacket handy...you never know when the wind kicks up or fog rolls in!

1  Thank Janet A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was in Mendocino with brother and sister in law in March (2 couples) for 2 days. Enjoyed stay immensely. Spent part of an afternoon wandering this park. Lovely setting and views. We had a gorgeous day, weather was impeccable. Would return next time in Mendocino...More

Thank kjstravels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you love a rugged coastline, this is a great place to go explore. It was quite windy the day we visited but still fun.

Thank livinglife4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The trails are easy to follow and a person can take a short or long trip depending on the trail they take.

Thank TripleTeepee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes the ocean is always there, but the rock formations take on endless variety and the meadows themselves are full of birds and flowers and lovely waving grasses.

Thank WHFT
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17 June 2016|
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Response from Tahoefancynancy | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Start at mckerriker state park hiking up the coast you will see tide pools ,breeding grounds for seals, up to the sand dunes and back. One could go for a long hike to 10 mile river. It's beautiful coastal trip. Then if... More