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One of my favorite weekend spots: Fort Bragg, CA on the Mendocino Coast

Nomad II
Nomad II

Fort Bragg on the Mendocino Coast of CA is one of our favorite Weekend getaways (actually I could stay there for weeks and not run out of things to do).  For us it's about a 4 hour drive from the east side of the San Francisco Bay.  We like to Stay at the Harbor RV park on the bluffs above the Noyo River Harbor entrance.  It's a small RV Park with only 50 spaces. They allow pets on leash, no loud music and it's clean. All slots have poer and water but only a few have full hook ups.  At Night you can hear the muffled sound of the fog horn (it's below the bluff so no direct sound), Then bell on the Harbor Buoy and the sea lions.

At the corner of the park on the Bluff is the Noyo River Grill which has excellent food and drinks and within walking  or bicycling distance you can go down into the harbor for fresh seafood dinners and 4-5 different restaurants or cross the highway for good BBQ.  In fort Bragg proper there are many good places to eat. Our favorites are Mayan Fusion and The Pub at North Coast Brewing (dog friendly on the covered patio) which has great food and excellent beers.

From the RV park you can walk out onto the Noyo Headland bluffs (great place for a sunset walk with the dogs (fyi the path is paved so its stroller, wheelchair or walker friendly). on the north side of the Harbor brige is a paved trail along the bluffs that goes north for 8 miles and is great for bike riding (you can rent regular or E-bikes in Fort Bragg) There are 4 or 5 State parks between Fort Bragg and the Town of Mendocino with great hiking and there are 4-5 flat water rivers that you can paddle up in a canoe or Kayak. At big river you can bike upstream 7 or 8 miles on a nice trail. Out of Noyo Harbor they also run Fishing Charters for Salmo and Rock Fish,  In Fort Bragg you can take a ride on the skunk train or go out on pedal rail cars (with electric assist) u into the redwoods. On out way home we take hey 128 for the wineries and always stop and Gowans Cider for some cider slushies, a gallon or two of frozen apple cider and a case of hard cider.

Photos aren't uploading to this forum but I have this post in the Truck Camper Forum and the photos do show up there


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