MacKerricher State Park, Fort Bragg

4.8
#2 of 16 in Nature in Mendocino County
With whales, seals, and otters swimming offshore and a trail available for hiking, biking, jogging, and horseback riding, MacKerricher State Park provides plenty of activities. Take the stairs off the boardwalk to view nearby tide pools, and pull up at one of the many picnic tables for lunch and views of the ocean. Restrooms are only available at the beginning of the trail. The first portion of the trail has an elevated walkway that is wheelchair-accessible. Using our international travel planner, Fort Bragg attractions like MacKerricher State Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Beautiful CA State Park, many RV spots to accommodate our 36-footer. Clean, level sites, short walk to the dunes and beach.  more »
  • Not much to see here. The visitor center is not worth stopping at except to see the whale bones. The boardwalk was nice. The tide pools did not have much to look at, just a few anemone and few (we fou...  more »
  • I have been to MacKerricher, I don't RV so I just go for the stunning view. Loads of camping spots. I have friends that camp there several times a year, they love it. It has been a couple years since ...  more »

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