MacKerricher State Park just north of Fort Bragg offers a variety of habitats; beach, bluff, headland, dune, forest, and wetland. Tide pools are along the shore. Seals may be seen on the rocks off the park’s coastline. More than 90 species of birds visit or live near Cleone Lake, a former tidal lagoon. During winter and spring, the nearby headland provides a good lookout for whale watching.nnSet in the world of the tidal flats, the rocky shores of Laguna Point dominate MacKerricher State Park. Located approximately 3 miles north of Fort Bragg, this popular park consists of a mixture of headlands, a small lagoon, and a stretch of sand dunes. The park encompasses much of the land west of Cleone and a strip of beach between Fort Bragg and Ten Mile River. Much of the park is accessible on Haul Road, which runs from Pudding Creek in Fort Bragg to Ten-Mile Beach. The park is popular with hikers, joggers, equestrians, and bicyclists. The park has a wheelchair-accessible nature trail. If there is not enough time to see everything in one day, there are several campsites and RV hookups available.
- Pet-Friendly: Yes
- Family Friendly: Yes