3 hrs from San Francisco

Point Arena Forest

From soaring redwoods to breaching whales and the West Coast’s tallest lighthouse, Point Arena offers the best of land and sea.

  • secluded
  • Oceanside oceanside
  • visitor's center
Easy Hike

Oceanside Meadow

Take in the ocean views. Set near the forest entrance, this sunlit meadow features gentle trails—perfect for all ages—and captivating views of the Pacific.

Amy Shockley

“ We had a wonderful tour, and Terri was so patient and helpful. ”

- Amy Shockley

Oceanside meadow
Moderate Hike

Highland Ridge

Reach new heights. Located at the forest's highest point, this area is known for its accessible trails, epic vantage points, and endless blue sky views.

Stephanie Ugrin

“ So grateful to find a peaceful spot for my family. ”

- Stephanie Ugrin

Highland ridge
Moderate Hike

Creekside Trail

Go deep into the forest. Venture into the woods to uncover a winding creek, lush ferns, and shaded clearings perfect for family gatherings or moments of solitude.

Stacy Lopez

“ Wonderful location for a great cause. ”

- Stacy Lopez

Creekside grove
Obj moss

Interested in Point Arena Forest?

Explore your memorial options and schedule a tour with one of our knowledgeable forest stewards.