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Mendocino Area Directory: Albion

Modern Albion, sometimes referred to as the Albion Nation in deference to the independent spirit of its residents, offers an eclectic mix of visitor facilities and local commerce in a setting distinguished by the deep canyon of the Albion River and the towering wooded ridges. To the east, Albion Ridge Road leads to the old part of town just up the road, where you will find a hardware store, post office and grocery store.

The modern center of Albion perches on the high bluffs south of the Albion river. Residential neighborhoods stretch east along albion ridge, where several ranchers and farmers settled after 1870. Other portions of the little town lie north across the river bridge and down along the tidal flats of the river, where Albion first began and a small commercial fishing fleet operates today.

The Albion River Bridge spans the steep canyon at the riverís mouth. The historic bridge, constructed in 1944, crosses 120 feet above the placid river. steel and reinforced concrete were unavailable during World War II, so the bridge was built of salvaged wood. This is the last wooden bridge remaining on the shoreline highway.

Immediately north of the bridge, look to the east for Albion River North Side Road, which leads down to the tidal flats beside the river where you will find a small harbor and a campground.

Robert Lorentzen, The Mendocino Coast Glovebox Guide

parks & beaches

Rubicon Adventures

Offering guided whitewater rafting trips. Inflatable kayak rentals and guided trips Bicycle and hiking tours.

120 Leslie st. Ukiah ca. 95482, Albion ; phone: 707-367-3299

Features: day use fee


no bull carpentery

home repair ALT power & water maintenance & large & small animal care best to call 831 682 2221

196 east valley st wiilits, Albion ; phone: 831-682-2221



lodging

Fensalden Inn

Fensalden is a completely renovated 1860s-era stagecoach stop that offers the traveler eight romantic accommodations with ocean views, fireplaces, private bathrooms and gourmet breakfasts.

33810 Navarro Ridge Road, Albion ; phone: 800-959-3850 or 707-937-4752

Features: fireplaces | historic building | ocean view rooms



visual & performing arts

Scuplture by Robert Milhollin

Figurative stone sculpture

Albion

Features: sculpture


shopping

Digging Dog Nursery

A wide variety of hard-to-find perennials, grasses, shrubs, trees, and vines for your garden. Plants are available online or at their Albion Ridge nursery. Public tours of their beautiful gardens are scheduled for certain Saturdays.

31101 Middle Ridge Road, Albion ; phone: 707-937-1130



services

Paver Patios and Garage Roofs - Electric too

Hey. Welcome to the right place. That is if you are thinking about doing some landscapes patios,walkways or fixing the old roof on your garage or small house . My name is Chad I have been building and doing construction, landscaping and electrical for over 15 YEARS . I started doing interior work helping my uncle do windows and doors ,baseboards and stair treads . Soon afterwards l started doing vinyl and wood siding which soon turned into framing and roofing. After doing that for several years I moved out to boulder Colorado and started doing flagstone patios walkways hardscapes and lots planting gardening and real landscaping.

2301east hill rd willits, Albion ; phone: 541-373-7742



 
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