Jug Handle State Reserve, Mendocino

4.7
#2 of 8 in Wildlife in Mendocino County
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  • There is adequate parking and a pit toilet before you get to the trail to the beach. The trail is pretty well maintained, but steep and narrow at times. The beach is open with a stream on one side, cl...  more »
  • What a sight to see. The coast is just wonderful. We are so lucky to live in California and have this in our backyard. Parking is easy and a plenty. Nice and clean area. Beautiful !  more »
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  • This was actually a pleasant surprise . We didn't plan on going here but when Russian Gulch was closed due to flooding we were directed here by the park ranger. The hike to the pygmy forest was an easy one (flat and 5 miles round trip) and was quite a unique experience to see the pygmy trees. Highly recommend.
  • nice spot to watch the coast and learn about the local flora and fauna. i walked into the reserve from the campground at the farm over the road, so not sure about the dog rules but i didn't get any hassle while i was there.

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