Mendocino County

Redwood and Douglas-fir landscape

Atkins Place

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Help safeguard a remote redwood forest to buffer the ancient grove of Montgomery Woods

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Atkins Place and its million-dollar view

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Save the Redwoods League began negotiations in 2020 to acquire a property called Atkins Place, which shares a 0.75-mile border with Montgomery Woods State Natural Reserve in Mendocino County. Since then, I’ve made the journey from Ukiah (the largest city …

A creek pooled with a fallen trunk in a redwood forest

Protecting Tc’ih-Léh-Dûñ

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Save the Redwoods League and the InterTribal Sinkyone Wilderness Council in December 2021 finalized key transactions in their partnership to permanently protect coast redwood forestland within Sinkyone traditional territory on what is popularly known as the Lost Coast in Mendocino …

Coastline landscape

Lost Coast Redwoods

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Encompassing 5 miles of rugged, undeveloped California coast in northern Mendocino County, the 3,181-acre (about 5 square miles) Lost Coast Redwoods property is a landscape of great cultural and ecological significance.

Man standing next to a giant redwood tree

Mailliard Ranch: Nearly 15,000 Acres Protected

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Home to the largest coast redwood forest still in private family hands, Mailliard Ranch is a 14,838-acre property near Boonville, California, in southern Mendocino County. In February 2021, Save the Redwoods League permanently protected this landscape with three conservation easements, closing the final phase of the project.

Second-growth redwood stands on Tc’ih-Léh-Dûñ.

Andersonia West

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A Key Habitat Corridor Along Mendocino’s Lost Coast, Protected Safeguarding hundreds of acres of old-growth coast redwoods and habitat for imperiled species.

Landscape-style shot of the trunks of healthy, second-growth redwood trees.

Reimagining the Future of a Historic Family Forest

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For Andersonia West in northern Mendocino County, the human story, of course, starts with the Sinkyone people. They have lived in this area for countless generations, and their descendants continue to protect, care for, and maintain their cultural connections with surrounding traditional lands and waters. The League humbly acknowledges our very short history in this place. Yet, we are so thrilled that we have been able to protect this coast redwood forest and its biodiversity forever. The idea to permanently protect the western tract of Andersonia started in 1980.

Mendocino Woodlands State Park

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Mendocino Woodlands State Park Brochure Park Information HIGHLIGHTS: Located 150 miles north of San Francisco and nestled amid 720 acres of second- and third-growth redwoods, charming cabins with all the creature comforts (kitchens, dining halls, showers and bathrooms) create an …

Photo by Paolo Vescia

New Lost Coast Trail Extension Now Open

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The Lost Coast lends itself to adventure like nowhere else in California. As you explore this stunningly beautiful, remote expanse of coastal bluffs and forests, a true sense of discovery takes hold – it feels wonderfully wild and unchanged. With 100 miles of almost completely roadless beauty, this is the longest stretch of undeveloped coastline left in California. Small wonder that the spectacular trail that winds along the Lost Coast is a top-tier, bucket-list adventure for all who love to get into the wild. And now that trail is even better!

Shady Dell trail

Shady Dell

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For more than 100 years, this forest was a private, hidden treasure. Your generous gifts enabled Save the Redwoods League to buy the 957-acre Shady Dell and plan its restoration.

Faulkner County Park azalea

Faulkner County Park

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Large native azaleas in a canopy of second-growth redwoods near Boonville. Azalea Discovery Trail meanders through heart of the park.

Indian Tree, by Ben Amstutz, Flickr CC

Indian Creek County Park

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In Mendocino County, a quiet getaway in an old-growth grove near junction of Indian Creek and the Navarro River.

Jackson Demonstration State Forest, by USFS Pacific Southwest, Flickr CC

Jackson Demonstration State Forest

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Near Fort Bragg, a working forest managed by CAL FIRE that offers camping, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, swimming and picnicking.

Noyo River Redwoods, by Julie Martin

Noyo River Redwoods

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Ancient redwood forest preserve, not open to public because of remote, rugged location. Can be viewed from historic Skunk Train.