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Mendocino Headlands State Park

Hwy 1, Mendocino, CA 95460
+1 707-937-5804
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easy access with beautiful views

Theses headlands are juts beautiful to walk along. I recommend making sure to check the tide pools... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Los Angeles, California
great hiking on the coast

This was my first visit to California and the Pacific. Headlands offers great walking with gorgeous... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Barbara S
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A scenic and appealing rugged promontory along the California coast.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hwy 1, Mendocino, CA 95460
+1 707-937-5804
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Theses headlands are juts beautiful to walk along. I recommend making sure to check the tide pools but venturing below the trails

Thank ShomiS69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first visit to California and the Pacific. Headlands offers great walking with gorgeous views, interesting geology and is right next to the town of Mendocino. We went in December, when it was mid to upper 50s. Comfortable enough, without the crowds of...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was the perfect day for a stroll through the Mendo Headlands... it was sunny with a brisk wind. We meandered our way through showing our 11 month old the splashing waves and sounds of the water. I don’t remember how many miles we did...More

Thank rx4foodies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nicely maintained trails with plenty of benches to sit and watch the whales pass and the sea lions play...

Thank lissa74
Reviewed 30 November 2017

The Headlands are easily accessible and well worth it. Stunning views of beaches, arch rocks just fill your senses. Ocean mist fills you up and coats your face. Seabirds pivot and call and the smell of seaweed fills your lungs. An epic experience!

Thank RushCubFan
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful place. You could spend hours here and never get bored of the views. And even though so many people visit here, it’s so expansive that you can find solitude to take in all the scenery.

Thank Rodriku
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Art and shopping abound, but not the attraction for me. I go to see whales, epic northern CA Coast seascapes, birds. And to breath the heavenly sea air. And to sit at Flow with a fine glass of wine while taking in the view. Peace...More

Thank karen e
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Everyone says go south and we have done but I have to say I think north is better. We spent hours walking the headland absolutely breathtaking. We saw whales and seals and beautiful scenery. Couldn’t get enough of it

Thank Libran_Lovely
Reviewed 2 November 2017

It's just gorgeous. You can sprawl on the beach. You can stroll. It's just super low key, easy to access, and stunningly gorgeous.

Thank BoldlyGoing
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

This was our third visit to Mendocino and our second stay at the Sea Rock Inn. Mendocino Headlands State Park is right down the street from the inn yet we had never visited it. This time we did, and we were absolutely blown away. It...More

Thank dahliamimi
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18 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