Rent a bike and ride up the old lumber road along the river. Beautiful views, great ride. There are also canoe rentals available.
rowing or kayaking on this river is fabulous. you can rent a canoe and even go on a full-moon paddle at night. no full moon for us - foggy - but we saw luminescence in the water as we paddled.
Have a tide table, and visit at lowest tide, when a sandbar arises. Wonderful beach just to relax, or take a slow stroll. My husband uses a cane but is able to walk there at low tide. Parking is easy in parking area under the bridge. Take a picnic lunch!
We were looking for a nice beach to walk our dog. The view was beautiful opening to the ocean and the river seemed to be a great place for families. People were enjoying sun bathing and swimming. The river seems to be a great place to kayak and canoe.
We did a kayak trip on the big river this past weekend. Definitely recommend this as one of your activities in mendocino. We rented a kayak from Catch a Canoe located just off of HW1 next to Stanford Inn. $28 per person. it was a beautiful scenic location. One point to note is that the current is stronger when you... More
Some of the road is shaded and some is in the sun. Follows the river and many people walk their dogs here..Kayaking looks like it would be fun to do on this river..
Plenty of room to run and play with your dogs but be careful about some less responsible dog owners who may not have the friendliest dogs.
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