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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Up & Away Ballooning

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 Up & Away Ballooning

For unsurpassable honesty, integrity, quality and attention to detail, Up & Away Ballooning is the choice of visitors from around the world. We fly the newest Federal Aviation Administration (F.A.A.) certified balloon equipment in the area and our uniformed, professional staff will provide the...
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Smiley's Schooner Saloon & Hotel

 Smiley's Schooner Saloon & Hotel

Just West of the infamous San Andreas fault on the edge of the continent is Bolinas, a well-hidden enclave of artists, writers, musicians, fishermen and just plain folks. Although the community does not promote tourism, there are a limited number of guest accommodations available. One is...
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