Recreation on the Mendocino Coast


Kayak Mendocino~ 707-937-0700 Out of Van Damme State Park, Little River. Sea Caves, Nature Tours, All Ages Welcome, No Experience Necessary

Catch a Canoe~ 707-937-0273 Kayaks, Canoes and Bicycles Out of Big River, Mendocino. Rentals and Tours, Hike and Bike Trail Maps

Liquid Fusion Kayaking~ 707-962-1623 From Mild to Wild! Kayak Adventures out of Noyo River, Fort Bragg. Kayak Classes offered, Ocean or River Kayaking

Forceten~ 707-877-3505~ Extreme Ocean Kayak Tours on the Elk Coast.Touring Through a Coastal National Monument, Sea Caves, Extended Tours, Aggressive Seas and Wave Surfing with Experienced Guides

Surfing and Diving

Sub Surface Progression~ 707-964-3793 Complete Dive Center and Surf Shop in Ft. Bragg. Sales and Rentals

Lost Surf Shack~ 707-961-0889 Surfboard Sales and Rentals in Ft. Bragg. Beachwear and Accessories

Fishing and Whale Watching

Noyo Fishing Center~ 707-964-3000 Full Service Charter Fishing and Eco Tours, Year Round Whale Watching. Noyo Harbor, Ft. Bragg

Rumblefish~ 707-964-3000 Fishing The North Coast and Shelter Cove Area Bait Furnished, Whale Watching, Offering Memorial Services At Sea. Noyo Harbor, Ft. Bragg

Telstar Charters~ 707-964-8770 Fishing, Crabbing and Whale Watching Excursions. Noyo Harbor, Ft. Bragg

Walking / Hiking / Biking

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens~ 707-964-4352 Walk Through Gardens of Rhododendrons to the Ocean, Dahlias, Children’s Adventure Trail, Gift Shop, Nursery, Dog Friendly Hiking Trails

Big River Haul Road~ Big River Tidal Estuary, Bird Watching, Great Walking and Biking Kayaking, Canoeing, Dog Friendly Hiking 

Big River Interpretive Walks~ With The Mendocino Land Trust Docents 707-962-0470

Historical Walking Tour of Mendocino~ With Kelly House Museum Docents 707-937-5791

Russian Gulch State Park~ 36 ft. Waterfall in Redwoods, Beach, Dog Friendly on Beach Only

Van Damme State Park~ Fern Canyon Trail to Pygmy Forest, Beach, Dog Friendly on Beach Only

Jackson State Forest~ Hiking and Mountain Biking, Dog Friendly Hiking Trails

Catch a Canoe and Bicycle Too!~ 707-937-0273 Mountain or Comfort Bicycles – Sales and Rentals Bike and Hike Trail Maps

Horseback Riding

Ricochet Ridge~ 707-964-7669 Guided Horseback Riding on the Beach or Redwood Forest Just North of Ft. Bragg

Ross Ranch~ 707-877-1834 Guided Horseback Riding on the Beach or in the Forest in Elk.