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Big River, Mendocino

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Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
The Big River is a 41.7-mile-long (67.1 km) river in Mendocino County, California, that flows from the northern California Coast Range to the Pacific Ocean at Mendocino, Mendocino County, California. From the mouth, brackish waters extend 8 miles (13 km) upstream, forming the longest undeveloped estuary in the state.

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  • Nice hike along ghe Big River Trail. It is an easy to moderate hike. There is some water action below. GOod views of the river & the forest. You could spend an hour to several hours here.  more »
  • We walked down to this area where the river meets the ocean. People were surfing, paddle boarding and boating in kayaks. The beach area was immense.  more »
  • Awesome.

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