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Mendocino Headlands

State Park - California

Mendocino Headlands State Park in Mendocino, California, cconsists of 347 acres (1.4 km2) of undeveloped seaside bluffs and islets surrounding the town of Mendocino, two beaches (Big River Beach and Portuguese Beach), and the much larger Big River Unit stretching for eight miles (13 km) along both banks of the nearby Big River. The park began operation in 1974, after several years of concern and discussion from citizens about the possibility of blufftop development. The Big River Unit was added in 2002.

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Vintage 1957 USGS 1:250000 map of Ukiah in California. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).Vintage USGS - Ukiah - 1957

Vintage 1957 USGS 1:250000 map of Ukiah in California. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=442 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mendocino_Headlands_State_Park Mendocino Headlands State Park in Mendocino, California, cconsists of 347 acres (1.4 km2) of undeveloped seaside bluffs and islets surrounding the town of Mendocino, two beaches (Big River Beach and Portuguese Beach), and the much larger Big River Unit stretching for eight miles (13 km) along both banks of the nearby Big River. The park began operation in 1974, after several years of concern and discussion from citizens about the possibility of blufftop development. The Big River Unit was added in 2002.

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