• The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but seeing with new eyes. Marcel Proust

Visit Mendocino National Forest



One thing that is pretty clear when it comes to spending time in California is that we all love to be outside. When you have amazing weather almost all year, it’s hard not to. Along with that, locals have discovered all sorts of wonderful activities to do outside for any time of the year. We at Sea Rock Inn love spending as much time outdoors as we can and encourage our outdoor loving guests to do so as well. One way to enjoy the great California outdoors is to head to the Mendocino National Forest. This great park has almost everything that you could need to enjoy a day outside. Come check out our 4 top reasons why we love going to the Mendocino National Forest.

The first reason we love recommending the Mendocino National Forest is that it is huge. You may be wondering why we would recommend a place that is so large that it would take days, if not weeks, to discover it all. Our answer is because it would take that long you can truly discover something new each and every time you go as opposed to a place that once you have seen it, it’s done. The Mendocino National Forest is truly massive. It is 65 miles long and 35 miles wide and inside it is over 900,000 acres of forests, canyons, and mountains all ready for you to discover.

That brings us to our next reason why we love the Mendocino National Forest, there are many different types of activities. You can go hiking, biking, fishing, horseback riding, hunting, off-roading, and more. In saying that, you will need to plan out your trip to the Mendocino National Forest quite carefully since all of these great activities aren’t all in one place. Be sure to check out their interactive map so you can get a good idea of what activities you can expect to have at the spot of your choosing.

While you are out enjoying all of the fun activities in Mendocino National Forest, don’t forget your camera! The Mendocino National Forest is perfect for photography. Imagine being able to capture a perfect day out in nature. The trails, the animals you encounter, your own personal experience that you are able to look at for years to come. If you are going to the Mendocino National Forest to check out its nature specifically, then be sure to look at their Nature Viewing page which will point you in the right direction.

Our last reason, why we love the Mendocino National Forest, is for its hiking. You can either go for an hour, an afternoon, or the whole day. There are so many miles of trails available to you at the Mendocino National Forest that choosing them could be a hard task. One way to start is to go by location. Or you could go by the views that you will see while on the trail. The last is how rugged the trail is. In the Mendocino National Forest, there are all types of trails from well-worn ones to non-existent ones that are perfect for the truly adventurous.