As far as remote and rugged getaways go, heading to Mendocino National Forest is up there on the list. Comprised of nearly one million acres of protected forest land and located in the Coastal Mountain Range of northwestern California, Mendocino National Forest is the only national forest in the state that requires a little more ambition to reach it as it does not have a paved road upon which to enter it. However, for adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers alike, it is the perfect place to enjoy the great outdoors. Popular recreational activities in the area include hiking, mountain biking, fishing, paragliding, and more. With these unique getaways near Mendocino National Forest, no matter how you choose to spend your time, you will have a warm and relaxing place to rest your head each night.