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Mid Fall walk on the Headlands

We took a nice walk along the headlands while in Mendo. It can be a long and pleasant walk or a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris Y
San Ramon, California
Easy walking with great views

Walk as far as you want along various easy paths. Great at sunset. Views change all the time as you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Oxford, United Kingdom
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A scenic and appealing rugged promontory along the California coast.
Hwy 1, Mendocino, CA 95460
+1 707-937-5804
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a nice walk along the headlands while in Mendo. It can be a long and pleasant walk or a short one or a rigorius one depending on what you want. We have been there in the spring, when the wild flowers are blooming...More

1  Thank Chris Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walk as far as you want along various easy paths. Great at sunset. Views change all the time as you walk along. Never more than a few minutes walk to town. Not exciting but a pleasant stroll.

Thank AMD1000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Take a walk...you will not be disappointed. Don’t forget the camera. You will get your daily steps in and I get enough words to finish this review! Just do it!!

1  Thank HNL2ORD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a river beach. It had a couple of huge rocks in the sand. The weather was not in its best, but there were still several people on the beach. A lot of people could sunbathe here on this beach! The river was enticing....More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed October 9, 2018

The bluffs are quite scenic. Being a cane user, however, I found the trails very narrow and in some areas, uneven and difficult. Benches are not frequently encountered. The cool, fresh and clean air is great. Comparing this to the Fort Bragg coastal trail, I...More

1  Thank SleeplessInManhatten
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The wind is strong and fresh as you stroll along the path. What a great place to spend the afternoon. I visited several times during my week in Mendocino, and my Samoyed loved it too. I took some spectacular drone videos as well.

Thank Avram G
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Says it all. Come for an hour, stay for a few more. If the seagulls don't capture your lunch, and the wind doesn't ruin your coiff and the sun doesn't fry your face, well... that's all part of the magical experience of the Headlands. When...More

Thank Mobile819108
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Spent the whole day meandering around the Headlands. Well worth wandering around. The sea looks amazing altho there was a lot of fog out to sea that slowly came thru and surrounded us.

Thank KayeS111
Reviewed September 16, 2018

The views are simple breathtaking. Take a stroll along the bluff and relax on one of the benches - just let the world pass you by and feel the zen - relaxation plus!

Thank jersey5454
Reviewed September 1, 2018

I recently visited Mendocino for a few days and visited the State Park a couple of times due to the magnificent views right at the edge of the town. I highly recommend a stroll around the various paths to take in the beautiful views.

Thank bronwenb80
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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