Russian Gulch State Park
Mendocino, CA 95460
State Park: Bike, Birding, Camp, Caving, Fish, Hike, Picnic, Walk, Water Sports
This park is known for the heavily forested Russian Gulch Creek Canyon, a headland that features the Devil’s Punch Bowl (a large, collapsed sea cave with churning water), and a beach that offers swimming, tide pool exploring, skin diving and rock fishing. Inland, there is a 36-foot high waterfall. Hikers enjoy miles of hiking trails. The park also has a paved three-mile bicycle trail.