Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens - the "front lawn".
Lots of cool sculptures at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens.
Detail of interesting flowers, Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens.
More lovely flowers at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens.
Comptche-Ukiah Road, on the way to Montgomery Woods State Reserve (going east from Mendocino).
Beautiful old oak and weathered fence on Comptche-Ukiah Road, about 25 miles east of Mendocino.
Cute bridge at Montgomery Woods State Reserve.
Picnicking area at Montgomery Woods State Reserve. The trail goes up to the right.
Redwoods along the trail at Montgomery Woods State Reserve. Some really tall redwoods here - never been logged.
There was a little bit of water in the creek (in the winter it flows a LOT more). Enough for some nice reflection photos.
Lots of ferns in the canyon bottom at Montgomery Woods SR.
More ferns and reflections, Montgomery Woods SR.
The State Park web site says Montgomery Woods has never been logged, but there is an occasional cut log. Maybe they just fell over and someone took advantage to get a few logs?
Guy on Ten Mile Beach, MacKerricher SP.
Dilapidated fence in the Ten Mile Dunes, looking towards the Lost Coast.
Guy contemplating the lake in the Inglenook Fen at Ten Mile Dunes.
The lake in the Inglenook Fen.
Sunset near Virgin Creek Beach, MacKerricher SP. Had to grab the tripod and run for it a couple of times!
Sunset near Virgin Creek Beach, MacKerricher SP.
Fooling around with the sunset pic.