The Mendocino Coast is a paradise for campers and hikers with State and County Parks, wonderful hiking trails, camping facilities and beaches up and down the coast from Gualala to Westport and inland to the Boonville-Philo areas.
Mendocino County Hiking Areas:
- Anderson Marsh Loop
- Big Hendy Long Loop
- Cached-Cache Creek
- Coast Range Delight-Elder Creek
- Coastal Green Belt- Fern Canyon, Van Damme State Park
- Dune World-Mackerricher Beach
- Ecological Staircase Nature Trail
- Fern Canyon Trail To Pygmy Forest
- Found And Lost- The Lost Coast Trail(south to north)
- Lost And Found- The Lost Coast Trail (north to south)
- Mendocino Headlands Loop
- Russian Gulch Double Loop
- Russian Gulch Trail
- Snow Mountain
- Summit Springs Trailhead to Snow Mountain
- Ten Mile Beach Trail
Joshua Grindle Inn
A Mendocino Inn providing a some info on a few Mendocino spots to take a hike.
Hiking the Mendocino Coast | Bob Lorentzen | Hiker's Hip Pocket ...
This site sells a pocket sized trail guide for hiking the Mendocino Coast. It is $15 and has over 240 pages.
Mendocino Hiking Photos
Here are some Mendocino Hiking photos taken by a group of twenty six hikers.
Map of Mendocino Headlands: PDF
Northern California Hikes
Here is an online hiking magazine that provides Mendocino County hiking spots. There is a subscription required, yet offer a free 15 day trial.
Mendocino Headlands full color brochure: PDF
Mendocino Headlands SP
This site has a decent description about the park plus links to a map PFD.
Mendocino Coast Beach Hiking Guide
The Coast Guard House has put together these "virtual tours" of nearby beach hikes. Great photos along with a map and commentary.
Hiking in Southern California
Detailed hiking info for several California regions. Southern California has hiking for just about everyone. There are short trails for the beginning hiker, and long interconnected backbone trails for those seeking multi day treks.