Rent a bike or bring your own wheels. Mendocino County has something for every cyclist, from hilly climbs to gentle relaxing backroads through the redwoods, on rustic former logging roads or bike-friendly country lanes. Here’s our guide to Mendocino biking. Scenic coastal rides and thrilling mountain biking trails await.
The Fort Bragg Cyclery carries road, mountain, kids, and commuter bikes as well as apparel and accessories. It is also a full service bike shop. Stop by the store or call to find out more about bicycle rental options.
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.
This unique blend of gentle trails, rugged coastline, secluded beaches and timeless history surrounds the Village of Mendocino on three sides. Three miles of trails wind along the cliffs, giving the casual explorer spectacular views of sea arches and hidden grottos.
Newly opened in 2015, the Noyo Headlands Fort Bragg Coastal Trail opens up the former mill site property to visitors and residents. The loop takes walkers along the rugged clifftops and the beaches of Glass Beach.