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GUIDED WALKS THIS SATURDAY! Join us on May 18 for Spring Field Day featuring an array of guided walks, tutorials on how to use iNaturalist, and info tables featuring our leading local ecological organizations. Learn more and register for walks...


Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, 47 acres of botanical bliss fronting the Pacific Ocean


Chapman's Gem, Mineral Shop & Museum

The Chapmans have traveled to all 50 States and every continent to acquire this vast collection. Chapman's has gems minerals, petrified woods, and Native American artifacts on display. The museum holds the largest known collection of petrified palms, as well as an ultraviolet room for viewing phosphorescent minerals.

In the shop, visitors can purchase rocks, gems, shells, art, jewelry and other collectables starting as low as $1. They enjoy having groups of all sorts and are always happy to answer any questions, but do not give a formal tour.

66 Metropolitan Rd
Fortuna, California 95540
Phone: 707-725-2714