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Centrally located in the Redwoods forests on the Northern California Coast, Leggett is a great location to set up base camp for some area sightseeing, camping and back roads exploring. Literally surrounded by nature & beauty, this is an ideal destination for outdoor enthusiasts who want to visit the Lost Coast or numerous Redwood Parks.
elevation: 952'
population: 350
zip code: 95585


nearby coastal redwood forests with rivers

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Mendocino County
North of Fort Bragg
on US Hwy 101 @ jct 271



  • Backroad Exploration
  • Backpacking
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking Trails
  • Fishing
  • Redwood Forests
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Sinkyone Wilderness
  • Richardson Grove State Park
  • King Range: The Lost Coast
  • Westport Union Landing
  • Eel River
  • Smithe Redwoods State Reserve
  • Standish Hickey SRA
  • Spy Rock Reserve
  • description:
    Small town near the redwoods, inland rural Mendocino Coastline. Dense redwood forests, creeks, rivers. Minimal people and maximum trees. Fog, evergreen hills, curvy back roads.

    nearby towns:
    Fort Bragg

    Leggett Hills.  2 big climbs between 101 and the coast

    Usal Road w/ Coastal Views

    California Weekends

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