The Secret Spot Along The Northern California Coast You’ve Surprisingly Never Heard Of

A lot of people are familiar with the gorgeous Point Arena Lighthouse and surrounding area, but how many of us are familiar with the name “Stornetta Public Lands”? This incredible stretch of coastline actually includes Point Arena and was designated in 2014 as part of the California Coastal National Monument, which ensures the protection of islets, reefs and rock outcroppings along the coast. Read on to hear about why the Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands are so awesome.

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Have you visited the Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands? If so, what did you think? For more Northern California coastal highlights, we think you might like This Natural Wonders Road Trip That Will Show You Northern California Like You Have Never Seen It Before.