Ten miles north of Willits, State Route 162 runs east from Hwy 101. Known as Covelo Rd., it meanders through the Mendocino National Forest all the way to Glenn County and Willows. It is one the most beautiful back roads in California. An hour’s journey over this 41-mile road will take you back to the past and into the heart of unspoiled nature. Your odyssey will follow the … [Read more...]
A scenic turn off Hwy 101 northeast onto Route 162 will bring you to Covelo and the Round Valley, with its breathtaking mountains, the majestic Eel River, and groves of conifers and valley oaks, it offers a rare glimpse of the wilderness to share and remember. The air is fresh, crisp and clean, and the view is literally panoramic.
The 33nd annual Round Valley Blackberry Festival will be held Saturday and Sunday, August 22 and 23, 2015, at the Blackberry Festival grounds in Covelo. Sponsored by Friends of the Round Valley Public Library, the festival features arts and crafts, live music, wine tasting, kid’s activities, blackberry delicacies and souvenirs, not to mention a square dance, a country … [Read more...]
Just 14 miles east of Covelo, “where the pavement ends,” lies the secluded and magnificent Black Butte River Ranch. This 14-acre facility is minutes from great swimming holes on the Eel River and the wilds of the Mendocino National Forest. The ranch offers full hook-up RV sites, tent camping and rustic cabins along the Black Butte River. A County Store, a barbecue featuring … [Read more...]