Wildlife in Mendocino
Every child gets excited looking at animals. Grown-ups do too! One of the joys of camping and RV travel is marveling at the great variety of animals that share the world with us. Reserve your stay at Mendocino Redwoods RV Resort and take the family to experience the zoos, trails, and nature preserves to see wildlife in Mendocino.
Sequoia Park Zoo
Established in 1907, Sequoia Park Zoo is the oldest zoo in California and one of the smallest accredited zoos in the country. Situated next to magnificent old-growth redwoods, the zoo is truly a jewel in the heart of Eureka. It’s a major draw for tourists and locals alike – anyone with an interest in wildlife in Mendocino loves this zoo. Visit the Sequoia Park Zoo at 3414 W Street in Eureka. For more information, call (707) 441-4263.
Mendocino Cliffs Trail
Explore this 0.9-mile loop trail at Mendocino Headlands State Park. It’s a short, easy hike and it’s just right for birdwatching and pointing out wildlife in Mendocino to small children. Easy to find too! Mendocino Headlands State Park completely surrounds the picturesque village of Mendocino. The trail is open year-round and is beautiful to visit anytime. Dogs are welcome, but must be on a leash. For more information, call (707) 937-5804. Admission to the Park is free!
Tour B. Bryan Preserve
Looking for wildlife in Mendocino? It doesn’t get any wilder than this! B. Bryan Preserve is dedicated to the breeding of critically endangered African hoofed animals. You can tour the preserve three ways…
- Self-guided car safari in your own vehicle
- Private VIP tour
- Guided tour in B. Bryan’s Land Rover
Not a zoo. You and your children will be amazed by vast herds of giraffes, zebras, and antelopes leading their natural lives in the wild pastures of this 110 acre preserve. By reservation only. Sorry, no drop-ins, pets, or motorcycles. Visit B. Bryan Preserve at 130 Riverside Drive in Point Arena for an unforgettable experience. Call (707) 882-2297.
Wild and Wonderful Mendocino Redwoods RV Resort
Take a wild ride on the Skunk Train, run around with your doggie in the dog park, and catch ‘n release fish in Cameron’s Fishing Hole – there’s plenty of Mendocino wildlife just a few steps away from your RV.