Noyo Harbor Beach

Noyo Harbor Beach

A sandy strip of beach that is very popular for surf fishing rather than swimming or sunbathing. There’s lots of driftwood around  and it’s a nice beach stroll. Also a nice spot to enter the water on a paddleboard, boat or kayak.

 

No HIKING

NO TIDE POOLS

RESTROOMS

NO FIRES

NO PARKING

DOGS


Jug Handle State Natural Reserve

Jug Handle State Natural Reserve

About midway between the towns of Mendocino and Fort Bragg is stunning Jug Handle Creek Beach. The beach impresses the visitor with a deep sandy cove, clear blue water and steep bluffs on both sides. The park is known for its hiking trail: the Ecological Staircase Trail which winds you through geological features and ends up at the Hans Jenny Pygmy Forest. Trails also explore the the headlands above the cove providing gorgeous views of the sea and coast.

 

HIKING

No TIDE POOLS

RESTROOMS

NO FIRES

PARKING

NO DOGS


Babcock Beach

Babcock Beach

A deep cove and beach with rocks, cliffs, and dunes at the waters edge. There is a 0.7 mile long access trial from the parking area which is well worth the walk for this incredibly scenic beach. Popular with surfers too.

 

HIKING

TIDE POOLS

RESTROOMS

NO FIRES

PARKING

DOGS


Glass Beach

Glass Beach

One of Fort Bragg’s main attractions, Glass Beach is a beautiful beach filled with seaglass and great for beachcombing with family and friends. It is a part of the MacKerricher State Park and easily accessible from the Coastal Trail.

 

HIKING

TIDE POOLS

RESTROOMS

NO FIRES

PARKING

DOGS


Belinda Point Beach

Belinda Point Beach

A small scenic cove secured by The Mendocino Land Trust organization.
Maintains a 0.6 mile long access trail that leads to a boardwalk into the narrow and rocky beach.

 

HIKING

TIDE POOLS

RESTROOMS

NO FIRES

PARKING

DOGS


Pudding Creek Beach

Pudding Creek Beach

A wide and sandy beach below an old wooden train trestle. Pudding Creek flows into the ocean here and there are overlooking bluffs lined with many trails to meander on. Great for picnics, hiking, biking, sunbathing, tidepooling, exploring, and swimming!

 

HIKING

TIDE POOLS

RESTROOMS

BBQ PIT

PARKING

BIKING


The Q


The Q BBQ

Your North Coast BBQ Joint

The Q

1064 South Main St.
Fort Bragg, CA 95437

707-961-0100

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Mountain Biking Russian Gulch State Park


Bike the Gulch.

Russian Gulch State Park has over five miles of trails open to mountain bikes, and offers a good entry point into Jackson Demonstration State Forest.

Russian Gulch State Park

Mendocino District
Office: 707 937-5804

Russian Gulch SP
Kiosk: 707 937-0497 (seasonal)

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Total Confusion


Mountain Biking Total Confusion

For an extreme experience, try Total Confusion in Jackson State Forest. Yes, that’s what it’s called by the local Mountain Bike crew.  https://www.singletracks.com/bike-trails/total-confusion/

Total Confusion

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Lost Coast Trail


Really want off the beaten path?

For the extreme hiker/backpacker, who is a fan of steep terrain and lack of trail maintenance, head North about an hour and seek out the Lost Coast Trail.

Lost Coast Trail

Mendocino District
Office: 707 937-5804

Russian Gulch SP
Kiosk: 707 937-0497 (seasonal)

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