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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 The Marshall Store

An oyster platter at The Marshall Store

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A cheery gang is on hand to serve you and the yachts that are at anchor just off The Marshall Store's cozy deck. The view is just as delicious as the chowder and other deli selections you might choose, along with the wines, beers and beverages.

The Marshall Store is an enjoyable place to refresh yourself after a scenic Route One drive and you’ll find the oysters as local as it gets; we’ve grown them on our farm, just up the bay. They are certainly some of the best and most...
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Tule elk bull

Photo © Bruce Farnsworth

 Tule Elk Watching Point Reyes

Tule elk were reintroduced to Point Reyes National Seashore in 1978. Since then, the elk have grown from 10 animals to over 450, one of the largest populations in California. There are two separate herds of tule elk at Point Reyes. The larger herd is at Tomales Point, a 2,600-acre fenced reserve...
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Backpackers hiking to Punta Gorda Lighthouse.

Photo © Patrick Donnelly

 King Range National Conservation Area ~ Historic Lighthouses

The King Range National Conservation Area is home to two historic lighthouses, Cape Mendocino and Punta Gorda.

Gale force winds, frequent dense fog, shifting treacherous currents, and a rocky headland that juts out to be the western-most point of land along the California coast made Cape...
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