North Coast Activities
With spectacular stretches of coastline, pristine beaches, rugged trails and cliffs, lush forests and beautiful nature preserves, the North Coast is a breathtaking California destination for adventure and recreation. Hike or mountain bike through the giant coastal trees in Redwoods State Park, or kayak the spectacular Smith River. Enjoy swimming and bass fishing in the fresh waters of Clear Lake, or travel to the historic Light Keeper's House at Point Cabrillo. Explore the tide pools, walk in the waves, or climb up the rocky cliffs from Crescent Beach or see the sands sparkle at Glass Beach. Explore the dramatic coast at Mendocino Headlands State Park, laced with paths with postcard views of secret beaches and wave-carved arches. Hike miles of pristine coastline at Point Arena Stornetta California Coast National Monument to view lighthouses, sea rocks, blowholes, and islands. California is a land of imagination and immense beauty.