Mendocino Adventures & Activites


Kayak Mendocino~ 707-937-0700 Sea caves, nature tours out of Van Damme State Park, Little River, 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

Surfing & 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 & Whale Watching

Noyo Fishing Center~ 707-964-3000 Full-service charter fishing and eco tours, year-round whale watching. Noyo Harbor, Ft. Bragg Ft. Bragg, CA 95437.

Rumblefish~ 707-964-3000 Fishing the North Coast and Shelter Cove area. Bait furnished, whale watching, memorial services at sea. Noyo Harbor, Ft. Bragg, CA 95437.

Telstar Charters~ 707-964-8770 Fishing, crabbing and whale watching excursions. Noyo Harbor, Ft. Bragg, CA 95437.

Walking / Hiking / Biking

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens~ 707-964-4352 Walk through gardens of rhododendrons and dahlias to the ocean, 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

Wild Trail Mendocino~ 707-621-1358 Guided tours of the Mendocino Coast’s best hiking with Wild Trail Leaders Samara and Kyle Smith.

Yoga Shine Mendocino~ 707-407-6085

Horseback Riding

Ricochet Ridge~ 707-964-7669 Guided horseback riding on the beach or in the redwood forest just north of Ft. Bragg

Ross Ranch~ 707-877-1834 Guided horseback riding on the beach or in the forest in Elk.