Point Arena – Stornetta Public Lands

The 1,665 acre Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands are located along the Mendocino County coastline just north of the town of Point Arena. They include over 6 miles of coastline, the estuary of the Garcia River and adjacent beach, and a small island accessible during low tide.

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Escape to Mendocino County...

Discover Mendocino County, where Pacific coastal villages, the great redwood forest and America’s Greenest Wine Region™ beckon you to escape to a slower pace. Come sit by the fire, savor a delicious Mendocino vintage, stare up into a mighty Redwood tree or watch migrating whales from the porch of one of our unique inns. Mendocino County is just a couple hours north of San Francisco where you’ll feel so far away from it all.

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Feast your eyes on some beautiful pieces of art, jewelry, sculptures and more as you journey through Mendocino County’s intimate galleries, studios and artists’ cooperatives. There is sure to be a unique piece or experience for every style.

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Specials and Packages

In Mendocino County the only winter blues is the color of the ocean. Winter is the ideal time to stay, save and experience the awesome spectacle of Mother Nature displaying its variants over land and sea. Deals abound on lodging, dining, spa treatments, shopping and activities. Come take advantage of the abundant range of Mendocino County’s excellent accommodations at very attractive rates.

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Pet Friendly Mendocino County

Mendocino County is as pet friendly as it gets! Many of our lodging establishments welcome pets with belly rubs and welcome baskets. Pets are welcome at many of our wineries and we even have our own off leash beach in Noyo Harbor where your best friend can romp and roll in the sand unencumbered. Additionally, Mendocino has its own roving canine reporter and ambassador, Hairy Putter a Cairn Terrier who visits and reviews pet friendly establishments.

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A Heartfelt February in Mendocino County

Looking for a romantic retreat? Mendocino County is a prime location to spend with your special someone. Enjoy quiet and romantic lodging, intimate and unique wine tasting experiences, cozy and delicious restaurants and much more!

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Mendocino County

Coastal villages, hand crafted wines & giant redwoods

Mendocino County, where rugged coastline, breathtaking beaches, picturesque villages, majestic redwood forests and America's Greenest Wine Region beckon you to escape to a slower pace.

Combining the best of the outdoors with the finest aspects of living well, Mendocino County embodies the very best that California and Mother Nature has to offer.  Come sit by the fire, savor a delicious Mendocino vintage, stare up into a mighty redwood tree or watch migrating whales from the porch of one of our unique inns.

Serenity and wilderness plus indulgence and enjoyment all await you, just a couple hours north of the San Francisco Bay Area where you'll feel so far away from it all.


2 Days in the Willits Area

Day 1 Tour Ridgewood Ranch and meet Seabiscuit's Grandchildren 16200 Highway 101, Willits, CA (707) 459-...

2 Days Adventure on the North Coast

Day 1 Van Damme State Park and the Pygmy Forest Little River, CA 3 miles south of the town of Mendocino on...

South Coast in a Day

Gualala Arts Center 46501 Gualala Road, Gualala, CA (707) 884-1138 Open weekdays 9AM-4PM Explore downtown...

3 Days Relaxation on the South Coast

Day One Morning – GUALALA ARTS CENTER Address: 46501 Gualala Road, Gualala, CA Phone:  707-884-...

3 Day Tour of the North Coast

Day 1 Van Damme State Park and the Pygmy Forest Little River, CA 3 miles south of the town of Mendocino on...

Mountain Bike Guide Author Roo Harris Reveals 25 Great Trails

  The second edition of “Mountain Biking the Mendocino Coast and Beyond” offers 25 trail rides (23 near Fort...

Paul Bunyan Days: A “Lumber Jack Rowdy Good Time” For The Whole Family, Labor Day Weekend September 1-3

There’s really no simple way to describe Fort Bragg’s annual Paul Bunyan Days celebration on Labor Day...

Review: THE BUCKHORN BOONVILLE by Hairy Putter

Individuals who follow me on Facebook may remember that I briefly mentioned stopping for a quick bite at the...

Review: PATRONA RESTAURANT by Hairy Putter

With my job as the Director of Barketing for Mendocino County, I find myself traveling in and around the city...

Head to Mendocino for An Affordable Spa Getaway

“Consider taking a short drive up to Mendocino for a spa getaway that’s sure to recharge your...

Off the Beaten Track: Mendocino, CA

“Prepare to kick back and wander around some of the prettiest countryside in California. That starts...


“Disconnect from the trappings of modern life...and instead spend your days exploring the windswept...

Albion River Campground

We went camping the 4th of July at the Albion River campground-- Just a little south of Van Damme State Park...


“With Napa a few hours inland and Big Sur getting all the attention to the south, many folks miss this...

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