Explore Mackerricher State Park

Rate this Adventure Fort Bragg, California

Activities

Chillin, Photography

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Bathrooms
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Groups
Handicap Accessible
Picnic Area
Romantic
Scenic
Wildlife

Beautiful beaches, tide pools, boardwalks, sunsets, and camping. Mackerricher State Park has a bit of everything for everybody.

Arrived an hour or so before sunset and had plenty of time to explore a ton of different things. Walked along the beach. We had it to ourselves mind you. Not another footprint in the sand. Strolled around the boardwalks out to the point. Walked down to the tide pools, and stayed for one of the most spectacular sunsets I've ever seen!

The park is right off of Highway 1 just north of Fort Bragg. Drive all the way down the main road and you'll come across signs for campgrounds and parking. Nice big parking lot with restrooms and easy access to the beach and all the viewpoints. 

Keep an eye out for whales and other wildlife as the boardwalks offer views in all directions!

Things to bring:

  • Wind Breaker
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Tripod
  • Food & Drink

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

Nearby Lodging

From $120/night

Peace and Plenty Farm

Kelseyville, California

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Activities

Chillin, Photography

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

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