Whatsoever be your liking for hiking, whether you go fro self guided hiking in the leisure time or backwoods hiking through the pristine wild, or through the number of California hiking options, all can be checked out and one of them can be chosen as the option .If you would like to add the observations of a portion of California that you have never happened to see, then begin with the coastal northern region of the state.
Hiking in California is about 20 miles part of the northern region of the place San Francisco along with the Golden Gate Bridge will expose a California, which make you feel like that never existed. Complying the pacific Coastal highway spiral preceding the pumpkin patches horses raking over Christmas trees along the way and the old streets and town iof 1950′s all ending in the redwood jungles with rugged coastal lines ,picturesque grape wines with wonderful country hotels around.
If you are really planning for the California Hiking then take Occidental as the first step, which is a town bundles in the jungles of the redwood besides the Russian river, Occidental was once upon a time a railroad center of attention. The town now has a lot of Italian family type restaurants and is quite well known for it.
Wherever you halt, you can see the whales along with sport fish at the bay of Bodega and check the vineries besides the wine road and Russian river. One of the hiking troupes that provide the California hiking is Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve.
In this hiking, after crossing over the Occidental, the next town you will be visiting will make you feel and say WOW. After the high cliff that appears you can see a picturesque coastal region along the first route, named Elk which is 20 miles to the south of Mendocino .There you can watch out for the whales that use to migrate and it can be seen off the coastal region in the month December whenever they proceed towards south and in the spring whenever they continue going along with their calves to the northern side.
California Hiking makes you feel like you are returning back to a century ago with a population for only 2000 and Elk being a hustling city with flourishing timber industry. You can choose for a horse ride with boating where you can see whales. Don’t forget to take the lunch along with you when you are going to see the whales. Moreover within 20-30 minutes driving you can see lot of grape wines which will be quite pleasurable and wonderful, most of them in Elk.
Mendocino being the next stop is a village area which is surrounded three sides by the coastal region. This village is well known for the outstanding architectural design which will manifest the roots of the town with their early colonists in England. Moreover Mendocino is considered to be the most beautiful streets of US. Each shop has got a sea view.
Mendocino is famous for its hand made chocolate candy, with local artists and craftsmen expressing their talents, Mendocino art gallery showcase with good books gathered in the book loft. California hiking if you happen to see in the movies, you can see the beauty of the town and it has never faded away. More than 50-60 cinemas were shot here with the famous ones like East of Eden, The summer ’42 and Johnny Belinda.
With that your California Hiking trip ends spread throughout the north coast. If you want to check out more trips like this in California, you can try Sequoia and Kings, Yosemite National Park and falls, Point Reyes National Seashore, John Muir national Historic site and lot more.