Geotourism MapGuide Welcome to California's Redwood Coast

Long famous as the home of the world's tallest trees, this scenic region is so rugged that explorers continue to look for new "champion" redwoods. Join us in celebrating California's Redwood Coast: a region that offers sparkling beaches, cascading rivers, quiet countryside, historic communities and a forest as old as the dinosaurs.

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 Kayaking Noyo ROCKS!

Mendocino Coast Whitewater

Photo © Jeff Laxier

The Pacific Ocean has worked for millions of years to carve out rock reefs, sea stacks, and sea caves that are an awe-inspiring wonderment to many. For kayakers, they can be a paddling playground. Surfing the swells and waves of the ocean over, through, and around these geological features in the ocean is referred to as rock gardening.

The Noyo Bay in Fort Bragg, California features over 30 different play spots for sea and whitewater kayakers. Angie’s Angst, Brindle’s Bash, The...
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Dining Room

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 Station House Cafe

The Station House Cafe has been serving the West Marin community and visitors to the California coast since 1974. The Cafe offers American cuisine, using fresh local, organic and sustainable ingredients, supporting local farmers and harvesting from its own gardens when the season allows. Open...
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View of Mendocino Bay from the Artists' Coop deck

Photo © Jim Moorehead

 Artists Coop of Mendocino

The Artists Coop of Mendocino is the oldest artist cooperative gallery in Mendocino County. Established in 1988, the gallery is upstairs at 45270 Main Street, Mendocino. Gallery artists are local and exhibit a diversity of traditional and contemporary art forms including photography,...
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