Noyo Headlands Park, Ft. Bragg

 

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I’m glad I didn’t grow up in Ft. Bragg.  I’d never want to take this place for granted.  The people here are walkers and they have amazing parks!  Noyo Headlands Park is right across the Noyo River from Pomo Bluffs Park which I covered in the journal page “Walking Ft. Bragg.”

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Viewing Pomo Bluffs Park from Noyo Headlands Park

Everybody walks…

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They dress in jeans and smiles.

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People here love their dogs.

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This park was only opened in 2015.  The City of Ft. Bragg has an informative webpage on the building of the park.  http://ca-fortbragg.civicplus.com/163/Coastal-Trail

Its part of the California Coastal Trail.

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There are harbor seals lounging on the rocks below the park.

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There are whales hugging the coastline.

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A whale spout in the distance

There’s an old airport runway in the park.

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There are birds singing (this little guy had a beautiful song).

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For some reason he was willing to sit still long enough for me to get a good picture of him

The trail is quite long, well paved and flat.  They even have distance markers.

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The entrance to the Noyo River is busy.

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There are meadows.

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The city of Ft. Bragg is across the park land

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There are wild flowers,

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Wild Iris

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Some unique art…

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And of course,

There is The Pacific Ocean.

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They also have one of the best radio stations we’ve ever listened to.  Old rock, blues, local bands….  It’s The Coast-KOZT http://www.kozt.com/   I’ve listened to it for years on my computer and cell phone.