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All reviews mendocino headlands awesome views state park easy walk great walk wild flowers the cliff sea lions every turn crashing waves tide pools great hiking beautiful ocean blow hole rugged coastline whale watching ford house
Fun to walk around and see the waves rushing through tunnels and through a sinkhole, as well as the remains of the chutes they used to get logs (and people too, it seems) down to ships waiting in the rushing surf.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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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
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 one wants another hike go to the Mendocino headlands and check out the options there.