Caspar Headlands SNR

State Natural Reserve

Caspar Headland State Natural Reserve is located on the Pacific Coast in Mendocino County approximately 4 miles north of the town of Mendocino. The reserve is shared by a residential community in Caspar South, which lies on a bluff overlooking the ocean. Bordering the reserve to the north is Caspar Beach and RV Campground, and further north the town of Caspar. State Natural Reserves have outstanding or unusual natural or scenic values. This Reserve contains a small strip of rugged coastline featured sculpted rocks, wildflowers and surf.


Drive South on Point Cabrillo Rd., past the RV Campground then turn right on Caspar Drive to Headlands Drive. Parking is outside the reserve on Caspar Drive. Access to the reserve can be arranged prior to visiting by obtaining an entry permit from the Mendocino Sector Office.

Seasons/Climate/Recommended clothing
The weather can be changeable; layered clothing is recommended.

·Park Information

  • Hours of Operation:

    call the park

  • Park Office Telephone:

    (707) 937-5804

  • Region

    North Coast



  • Purchase Annual Passes



Operating Hours

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