Category Archives: Mendocino kayak/hike 2017

Fall road trip ends with whimper, not a bang

The Adventurers headed south on Highway 1 today thinking they might get one last hike on or near Bodega Bay. But L (using a very old book) didn’t quite note where the turn off was. That led them to one … Continue reading

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Crowd gathers for sunset at Timber Cove

It’s easy (and lovely) to watch the sun set from the dining room at Timber Cove. But the way the crowds gather every night, one would think it’s something that was almost impossible to see, even though most couples staying … Continue reading

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Walk around Fort Ross Historical Park becomes a trip highlight

Regarding Fort Ross, which is about 8 miles south of Timber Cove, this the Adventurers knew: L had been there before but couldn’t remember when or with who; D just remembered passing it by numerous times. So today was the … Continue reading

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Before breakfast walk around Timber Cove

Given the bright blue skies, the Adventurers decided that it a good morning to hike around ┬áTimber Cove where they were staying. At this point they’d seen a lot of ocean and a lot of redwoods. But D managed to … Continue reading

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And the Adventurers head south with stops at Point Arena and Salt Point

It was south on the coast today as the Adventurers headed from Mendocino to Timber Cove with stops along the way. The first was at the Point Arena lighthouse. To get a little leg stretch, they parked outside of the … Continue reading

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And then there’s Patterson’s Pub where they always seem to end up

They’d probably have found Patterson’s Pub on their own but they’d gotten a tip about its eating/drinking vibe from Menlo Park friends who come to Mendocino frequently. It was all the it was cracked up to be and would come … Continue reading

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Escaping the drippy fog for a hike in the Pygmy Forest

Truth be told, the Adventurers didn’t know they were being smart by heading inland a bit for a hike around the Pygmy Forest and then down Fern Canyon and up a logging road in Van Damme State Park. The didn’t … Continue reading

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