outdoors

Admiral Standley State Recreation Area
Forty-five Redwood-covered acres situated on the south fork of the Eel River. Ideal spot for hiking and picnicking.
707.247.3318
Branscomb Rd. (14 miles west of Laytonville)
Branscomb
95417
Redwood Corridor
Alex R. Smith Plaza
Small downtown park that hosts many summer events, including barbecues and live music.
310 S State St
Ukiah
95482
Redwood Corridor
Catch-A-Canoe & Bicycles Too
Catch-A-Canoe provides a wide selection of kayaks, canoes, outriggers, and bicycles. Enjoy the scenery and wildlife of beautiful Big River.
707.937.0273
44850 Comptche-Ukiah Rd.
Mendocino
95460
The Coast
Chandelier Drive-Thru Tree
As one of the oldest and most highlighted attractions in the county, the Chandelier Tree is a must. Enjoy the picnic area canopied by redwoods, and of course take your picture at the tree.
707.925.6464
67402 Drive Thru Tree Road
Legget
95585
Redwood Corridor
Cow Mountain Recreation Area
The massive Cow Mountain Rec Area covers over 52,000 acres with incredible scenery. The park itself allows use for hiking, swimming, off-terraining and many other exciting options.
707.468.4000
Mill Rd
Ukiah
95482
Redwood Corridor
Gardner Park
A small peaceful park, great for kids and picnics.
248 Oak St
Ukiah
95482
Redwood Corridor
Giorno Park / Anton Stadium
A nice family picnic area that includes the resurrected Anton Stadium.
506 Park Boulevard
Ukiah
95482
Redwood Corridor
Glass Beach
Glass Beach is actually three beaches covered with tiny pieces of glass, weathered by time and tides! Originally the town dump, Glass Beach is now one of Fort Bragg's major tourist attractions.
Elm St & Old Haul Rd.
Fort Bragg
95437
The Coast
Gowan's Oak Tree
The iconic oak tree is a great stopping point where the traveler can buy cold apple cider, fresh or dried fruits, and take a swing on the swing set.
707.895.3353
6600 Highway 128
Philo
95466
Anderson Valley
Greenwood State Beach
Low-key driftwood beach with fantastic ocean views.
707.937.5804
6100 S. Highway 1
Elk
95432
The Coast