What Are the Best Picnic Spots in Northern California?

Are you dreaming of a scenic picnic along the Northern California coast? It’s never been easier to organize one! If you’re searching for a place that offers all the beauty of the state along with stunning accommodations and attractions, then you found it in our lovely town of Mendocino! Sea Rock Inn is one of the best B&Bs in the area and is conveniently located near some of the top picnic spots in Northern California. Read on to discover where they are and start planning a fabulous adventure for you and your better half! 

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Surprise Your Better Half with a Scenic Lunch at These 3 Picnic Spots in Northern California! 

Jug Handle State Natural Reserve 

If one thing’s for sure, it’s that Mendocino offers a wide variety of state parks and reserves, and Jug Handle State Natural Reserve is one of our favorites. This park is a wonderful picnic spot because it offers many hiking trails leading up to a scenic beach and even an impressive Ecological Staircase where you can stop, soak in the view, and even take some pictures. Pack a blanket and a warm jacket and have your picnic there overlooking the ocean!  

Navarro River Redwoods State Park 

If you prefer to have a picnic by the river, then Navarro River Redwoods State Park is a perfect choice.  We recommend planning a kayak trip down the cold river, which will take you through towering redwood trees. Then, have your picnic at the end of your adventureThe park is only a short distance away from Sea Rock Inn, making it the ideal day trip destination! 

Mendocino Headlands State Park 

The Mendocino Headlands State Park is another one of our favorite picnic spots. It’s particularly great for history buffs wanting to learn more about the area. Start with a morning walk toward the Ford House that serves as the visitor’s center. Then, meander along the coast and make your way down to the beach. There, lay down your blanket, unwrap all the delicious goodies you’ve packed in your picnic basket, and soak in the view!

Rest and Digest at Sea Rock Inn 

view of the ocean with a bottle of wine | Mendocino in JanuaryAfter a delightful stop at these picnic spots in Northern California, you’ll want to rest and unwind. If you want to treat yourself to luxurious lodging during your Northern California getaway, the Sea Rock Inn is a perfect choice. Our B&B is one of the top wellness destinations in the area and offers all the peace and tranquility you seek. From beautiful accommodations, modern amenities, and stunning ocean views, we have it all waiting for you. Did we mention we also offer several packages for you to pamper yourself during your stay? Not only that, but we also serve a delicious, homemade breakfast every morning that’s delivered right to your door! 

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