Discover the Rural Beauty of North County- 3 Day Tour
Ridgewood Ranch and Seabiscuit
16200 Highway 101, Willits, CA
Historic 5,000 acre Ridgewood Ranch was the final home and resting place of renowned champion racehorse Seabiscuit. Tours are by prior arrangement.
DRIVE NORTH ON HIGHWAY 101 TO DOWNTOWN WILLITS:
Discover our unique history at the Mendocino County Museum and Roots of Motive Power
400 East Commercial Street, Willits, CA
The Skunk Train
299 E Commercial St, Willits, CA
A time traveler from the last century would feel quite at home riding California Western Railroad’s Skunk Train today. The view is all but unchanged and the train follows the same coastal "Redwood Route" as it has since 1885.
DRIVE NORTH ON HIGHWAY 101 PAST LAYTONVILLE:
Chandelier Drive-Thru Tree (A Visit Mendocino County staffer proudly fit a Suburban throught the Drive-Thru Tree)
US 101 and Coast Highway, Leggett, CA
Smithe Redwoods State Natural Reserve
4 miles north of Leggett on Highway 101
Formerly a private resort, the park features a 60-foot waterfall, picnic area, and fishing and swimming in the south fork of the Eel River.
DRIVE NORTH ON HIGHWAY 101 TO:
Visit Confusion Hill
75001 Highway 101, Piercy, CA
Featuring the World Famous Gravity House, the Redwood Shoe House, the World’s Largest Free Standing Redwood Chainsaw Carving, and the unique miniature Mountain Train Ride, in addition to picnic grounds, a gift shop, and a snack bar.