This grass-covered headlands Park and beach is close to charming downtown Mendocino. The Park has access from the mouth of the Big River which is south of town. An oasis filled with trails and is popular with hikers and joggers alike. Mendocino Headlands is a great place for whale watching during the winter and a wonderful place to enjoy a variety of wildlife.
The Park is distinctive with its blend of trails, rugged coastline, isolated beaches and history surrounding the town of Mendocino. There are literally 3 miles of moderate hiking trails that wind along the cliffs with spectacular vistas, to include boulder arches and hidden away caves.
MENDOCINO BEACH CLIMATE : As with any town on the Northern California coast, the weather can vary and layered clothing is highly recommended.