An RV journey to California’s Mendocino County can be shaped around many passions. Fine wines, forest hikes and splendid coastal scenery are only three of the pleasures this Northern California county will unfold. Here are three Mendocino County RV camping itineraries from which to pick your favorite experiences.
Mendocino County Wine Country Itinerary: Dozens of verdant vineyards occupy the hills and valleys north of Sonoma wine country. Depending on the length of your RV camping stay, it’s possible to sample and purchase the best of ten distinct wine regions within Mendocino County. Visit the Anderson Valley wineries from Navarro to Boonville, the Potter Valley vineyards or the delightful wineries of the Yorkville Highlands. These are just three of the picturesque regions waiting to delight both the palate and the eye. As you plan your RV journey, use this handy guide to Mendocino County Wine Country and our campground reservation tool to make creating an itinerary simple.
Mendocino County Forest Hiking Itinerary: Longing to hike in the peace and beauty of a coastal redwood forest? Mendocino County has an extraordinary selection waiting to be discovered by RV travelers. Camp near Ukiah and visit nearly three thousand acres of redwood and fern forests at Montgomery Woods State SNR. Park your RV at a campsite in Hendy Woods State Park in Southern Mendocino County for the chance to hike through primeval redwood groves and also along the Navarro River. And don’t miss the opportunity to explore fifty thousand acres of redwoods at Jackson State Forest near Fort Bragg. You’ll find scenic campgrounds nearby.
Mendocino County Coastal Wonders Itinerary: It wouldn’t be an RV camping visit to Mendocino County without indulging in the pleasures of California’s North Coast. Fabulous beaches and dramatic coastal hikes are waiting to fascinate RV visitors, so pick a favorite spot and set up camp. Historic Fort Bragg is a perennial favorite, offering the beauty of Glass Beach, Cabrillo Lighthouse and Noyo Harbor. Another coastal gem is the Village of Mendocino, an art lover’s paradise set above the Pacific on scenic bluffs. Walk the trails at Mendocino Headlands State Park and you’ll understand why local residents have worked so hard to preserve this area’s beauty for future generations. One more wondrous spot to visit is Westport-Union Landing State Beach, on CA-1 north of Fort Bragg. The beach features campsites on an oceanside bluff and is a favorite place for surf fishing.
The beauty of Mendocino County’s redwood forests, wine country and rugged beaches should be experienced by every RV camping fan. Come to this Northern California wonderland soon for an unforgettable RV vacation.