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MacKerricher State Park

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24100 Mackerricher Park Rd, Fort Bragg, CA 95437
+1 707-964-9112
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Good for a quick stop, not much here

Not much to see here. The visitor center is not worth stopping at except to see the whale bones... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Barrington, Illinois
Wonderful Park

I have been to MacKerricher, I don't RV so I just go for the stunning view. Loads of camping spots... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Menifee, California
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MacKerricher is a great place to observe whales, and it also provides a habitat for several rare plant species.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tide pools” (124 reviews)
“nice boardwalk” (19 reviews)
“great camping” (15 reviews)
24100 Mackerricher Park Rd, Fort Bragg, CA 95437
+1 707-964-9112
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not much to see here. The visitor center is not worth stopping at except to see the whale bones. The boardwalk was nice. The tide pools did not have much to look at, just a few anemone and few (we found 2) starfish - that's...More

1  Thank dmlin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to MacKerricher, I don't RV so I just go for the stunning view. Loads of camping spots. I have friends that camp there several times a year, they love it. It has been a couple years since I last visited.

Thank sunsetsusie46
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful day despite the grey sky. We first started with the boardwalk, which was a nice walk with easy access and great views of the ocean and we had fun looking at the tide pools. There are also a few picnic tables, which was handy....More

Thank Z6570SSclairer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rented a house near the northern end of the MacKerricher beach and some of our family are runners so they enjoyed that 5 mile beach in the morning for their run. I went to the southern end of the park where they have a...More

Thank Archie076
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent some time at this wonderful park. Excellent access for those with disabilities. Great views of excellent scenery and wildlife.

Thank Zsnugz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Camping, day use and a boardwalk leading to the rocky shore make this a place you can enjoy for hours. You can see birds and wildlife, visit the tide pools and take great pictures. Very educational, too!

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived over the lunch hour. Self registration was in effect. We registered with the help of the campground host who welcomed us and told us a bit about the park. We felt that the fee was a bit much, given that there are no...More

1  Thank MJH048
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at MacKerricher park. There are bathroom accommodations to the left as we arrived. We followed the boardwalk to the ocean. It was well maintained and an easy walk. At the end were were greeted by Sam, volunteer with state parks. He was very...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Mac Kerricher State Park boasts a seal viewing platform, hiking trails, camping and picnicking areas! And get ready for this.....you can visit for day use free! I haven't camped there, so I don't know what the camping fee is.

1  Thank Fazzu
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I love visiting Fort Bragg and the Mendocino coast. The coast line is so beautiful and tranquil. It stole our hearts years ago, and each year brings a new adventure. One of the beaches we came across this trip was MacKerricher State...More

Thank BreRachelle
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7 September 2017|
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Response from Graeme P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, with a leash.
5 September 2017|
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Response from fogcitylover | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are.
9 May 2017|
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Response from Ron S | Reviewed this property |
The boardwalk is out near the ocean. Follow the road under the trestle out to the big parking lot overlooking the huge beach and ocean, next to the restroom buildings. Not sure if the road is repaired yet and you can drive... More