MacKerricher State Park, Fort Bragg

4.7
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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  • A friend and I stopped for 90 minutes during a drive. The park gift shop folks were very helpful as we learned one could see baby seals at the coast. A short drive later we were there and the walk and...  more »
  • We loved hiking the boardwalk and spent a great deal of time at Laguna Point watching the seals bobbing about in the waves. The park is clean and the trails well marked.  more »
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  • I really enjoyed walking on this beach. The sand is a gorgeous rich brown color w/tiny tiny little polished stones & pieces of broken shells. The water is very rough but beautiful. I had to wade across a knee deep mote to get to the actual beach but it was so worth it. Took my dogs & they had a ball running. You can't go past the poles sticking out of the ground farther down though because of the safety of the baby seals.
  • I used to come here as a kid and always remembered how beautiful and serene this place is. It was fantastic to revisit after 20 years to see that it is even more amazing than I remember! We camped the night and had a great time. Chatted with the camp host who was super friendly and had gotten us all set up and situated. Our spot had a trail right to the beach and we spent most of our time there. Loved seeing seals on the rock right in front of us and the amazing sand and sea life. So happy we stopped and revisited this amazing bit of Northern California!

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