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27 days ago

Very pleasant walking path, it get a bit close to the cliff edge in some spots but you can get off the trail to walk a little further from the edge.

pretty trail along beach and redwoods finished at around 6 miles

Gorgeous hike! Just be careful about ticks! I got one and my dog got three!

Beautiful flowers and views.

So relaxing

wonderful views and easy to follow trail.

fun trail

6 months ago

great spot, few people even on Labor Day weekend. Not a long trail but still worth the trip to see this old growth forest!

for its sheer beauty!

Great family hiking with great ocean views and easy path.

It's a super easy. The views are some of the best I've ever seen. Something out of a movie. Really just go to see the views from the cliffs. the other half is a stroll through town.

hi! great looking trail.

fun easy beautiful

This trail is beautiful. Super easy once you get past the first hill. Some areas were difficult to decipher where the trail was. Be prepared to climb over/under fallen trees. The drive to the trail was horrific, but completely worth it!

9 months ago

Beautiful views of the water along this bluff hike, reminded me of the Cliffs of Moher in Ireland.

10 months ago

Beautiful hike for all..trees, running water, ferns, moss everything you'd want in a simple hike. Get there early for parking rd in is curvy but worth it.

Beautiful place with lots of birds!

Beautiful and breathtaking. It's easy to walk it for hours I would recommend it to anyone visiting Mendocino.

Lots of memories hiking with my family here..shady, cool & beautiful!

10 months ago

Great trail, with some really spectacular views of giant trees. Easy trail for walking, only one small hill to climb at the beginning. The only small problem is the limited parking, but other than that it's fantastic.

10 months ago

Super easy hike, right from our campsite at Jug Handle Creek Farm to the ocean.

11 months ago

Amazing Redwood hike - maybe the best I have ever been on. Very hard to get to - lots of windy roads but trail head well marked. Most Redwoods hikes have too many people (bc they are easy to get to) and are really short. No one was on this trail - assuming bc hard to get to, it was a Friday morning and it was raining. Trail wasnt in real good shape bc of the rain - there were a few places where the trail looked like a stream. With all of that said, amazing experience and I cant wait to go back

11 months ago

Gorgeous. Stopped in briefly, wish we had more time to spend there! Terrific view, easy walking along the meadows and headlands. Can walk down some stairs to the beach at Big River as well.

Absolutely gorgeous easy hike along the coastline. Stunning views of the Mendocino coast. Pretty wild flowers growing along the way. It's a point to point so have a game plan for when you reach the end. I chose to run back to the trailhead through town.

Thursday, March 02, 2017

This is such an amazing place to take a walk and just forget everything around you. You have a great view of the bluffs and you can hear the waves crashing on the rocks. When I lived in Mendo I would grab a coffee at Moody's Coffee Bar and walk down to The Headlands. So relaxing.

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Sunday, February 26, 2017

Very short but informative trail. Really interesting that some of those small trees are a couple hundred years ol but the soil restricts their growth.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Nice easy walk through a beautiful redwood grove.

Thursday, December 29, 2016

A stunning hike. If you are not familiar with the area grab one of the informational pamphlets and take yourself on a tour! I did the entire trail which includes the coastal path. You do not want to miss that part!

Saturday, August 06, 2016

Easy trail along the bluffs. Great views

Monday, July 18, 2016

This is a beautiful trail. Well kept up. It is pretty level the whole way until you head down to the ocean. Very accessible for children young and old (not stroller accessible for the most part). Ok to take you dog on leash only unless signs state otherwise. You'll love it!

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