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Mendocino Headlands State Park

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Address: Hwy 1, Mendocino, CA 95460
Phone Number: 707-937-5804
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Activities: Birdwatching, Hiking
Description: A scenic and appealing rugged promontory along the California coast.

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Beautiful coastal views!! There are several scenic points where you see caves cut into the rocks which are not visible from other viewpoints. There are stairs going down to a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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San Diego, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful coastal views!! There are several scenic points where you see caves cut into the rocks which are not visible from other viewpoints. There are stairs going down to a beach. There is a lot of driftwood on the beach. I don't know if the beach is there all the time or only at low tide. We did not climb... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We spend a lot of time enjoying the view of the pacific ocean with all the rock ledges. Each area is different look and view. All of them are great.

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Rancho Cordova, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Beautiful. Well kept, clean, natural. Great photo op. Very windy when it gets closer to sunset, we visited it during the day and then again to see the sunset. Plenty of parking and I recommend just finding a place and walk around. This part of the coast was awesome if walk.

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santa rosa
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131 reviews 131 reviews
76 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Never tire of it. Easy trails for all ages...hold childrens hands, of course, cuz there ain't no railing! A few different views...always breath taking. Bring your camera!

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Cupertino, CA
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104 reviews 104 reviews
10 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

There is a lot to like about Mendocino, but one of the most spectacular contrasts is this quaint little artsy village with great food perched right next to majestic and yes, terrifying cliffs that clearly reflect nature's majesty and might. There are trails that go all around the headlands, and one of our favorite thing to do is to find... More 

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Sacramento, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
37 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Wonderful hike through various levels of geography make this a unique place to visit. It's worth taking the time to do the entire hike and really get a sense of the strata of California coastal flora and fauna.

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Eagle River, Alaska
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225 reviews 225 reviews
99 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Miles of coastland to explore. Incredible part of Mendocino Village and surrounding area. 15 minutes or two hours (maybe more), you choose how long you want to spend walking (or hiking) along the uninterupted trails (or go off trail, if you prefer). Beautiful either way.

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Gig Harbor, Washington, United States
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60 reviews 60 reviews
5 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We love watching incoming waves crash against large boulders, so we instantly fell in love with this place. I climbed down the rock to get nearer the surf, seeing how close I could come to getting drenched, but stay dry. To my left about 20 yards away was a guy taking pictures from his camera/tri-pod. He got a little wet.... More 

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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68 reviews 68 reviews
26 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The Mendocino Headlands is a beautiful place to explore. Dedicate a few hours to stroll and hike since every turn brings new scenery. Make sure you wear good hiking shoes since some parts are windy, rugged and slippery. We took the steps down to the beach and loved exploring and taking in breathtaking views. It's a must do while visiting... More 

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Sebastopol, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

nice views and peaceful vibe..........................................................................................................................................

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Address: Address: Hwy 1, Mendocino, CA 95460
Phone Number: 707-937-5804
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mendocino County  >  Mendocino

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