On the northern coast of California is the idyllic town of Mendocino. Framed by a dramatic coastline of rugged cliffs and rocky shores, this charming area of the state is also home to Mendocino National Forest. The dense forests of towering redwoods and winding trails make for an excellent destination for outdoor enthusiasts. It’s also a superb place to camp. The grounds have many developed campsites and facilities you can set up with your gear. But if you’d rather glamp, then have a look at this irresistible Mendocino National Forest Airbnb tent cabin that comes with an outdoor redwood shower.

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The private tent cabin comfortably sleeps two guests and comes with a queen-sized bed, luxury linens, a comforter, and rich warm textiles. Other glamping essentials such as lanterns and towels are also provided.

Bed in Heartwood Mendocino

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If visiting during the winter months, you don’t need to worry about being cold. The nearby bathhouse and common room are heated and have indoor showers. However, this Airbnb is famed for its outdoor redwood shower, which guests can enjoy year-round.

Redwood shower at Heartwood Mendocino

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Cooking facilities do not disappoint either. The outdoor shared kitchen has superb barbeques, sinks, refrigerators, and dining tables.

Tables at Heartwood Mendocino

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The cabin tent costs an average of $165 per night with a minimum stay of two nights.

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Activities in Mendocino National Forest

The Mendocino National Forest is a great place to explore and enjoy the outdoors. Here are some fun activities you can do in the forest.

  • Hike along scenic trails, winding through vibrant meadows and towering redwoods.
  • Go fishing for bass, trout, or catfish in pristine lakes.
  • Take part in a ranger-led nature walk and learn about local flora and fauna.
  • Cycle along wide paths with beautiful views of mountains and valleys.
  • Observe wildlife such as bald eagles, ospreys, deer, and elk.
  • Swim in refreshing lakes or go rafting along river rapids.
  • Take part in birdwatching, photography, or simply relax by the campfire.