Big River, Mendocino

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The Big River is a 41.7-mile-long (67.1 km) river in Mendocino County, California, that flows from the northern California Coast Range to the Pacific Ocean at Mendocino, Mendocino County, California. From the mouth, brackish waters extend 8 miles (13 km) upstream, forming the longest undeveloped estuary in the state.
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  • Big River, where the river meets the ocean, is a place of stunning beauty, not to be missed! The rock formations, the deep blue of the moving water, and the soaring birds make you feel as though you....  more »
  • I'd never been to Mendocino and I was awestruck by the natural beauty. I wish I had more time to wander and investigate. It's well worth the drive from Healdsburg. I cant wait to go back again  more »
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