360° VR Panoramas of the Northern California Coast, Coast Ranges, and Redwood Highway
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
Fort Bragg, California


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The botanical garden's native plant nursery

The botanical garden's native plant nursery

A native plant nursery is a valuable feature of the botanical garden.

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, Fort Bragg, California

Date photographed: January 17, 2018

Rhododendrons and azaleas

Rhododendrons and azaleas

The garden specializes in members of the heath family (Ericacae), which includes showy rhododendrons and azaleas.

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, Fort Bragg, California

Date photographed: January 17, 2018

A huge red rhododendron

A huge red rhododendron

Some of the garden's rhododendrons have grown to the size of small trees.

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, Fort Bragg, California

Date photographed: January 17, 2018

Ferns in the botanical garden forest

Ferns in the botanical garden forest

The botanical garden grounds are split between natural areas and planted gardens. Half the natural area is forested with native bishop and shore pines, plus planted redwoods, Monterey cypress, and eucalyptus.

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, Fort Bragg, California

Date photographed: January 17, 2018

Trail to the coast at the botanical gardens

Trail to the coast at the botanical gardens

The main trail continues through the forest to the clifftops above a small cove.

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, Fort Bragg, California

Date photographed: January 17, 2018

Sunset Point viewpoint

Sunset Point viewpoint

A network of trails gives access to viewpoints on the headlands. When surf conditions permit there are tidepools to explore.

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, Fort Bragg, California

Date photographed: January 17, 2018

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