Ren Brown Collection Gallery

Coastal Highway 1

The renowned collection of modern Japanese prints and California works at this small gallery is a tranquil escape from the elements. Check out the Japanese garden at the back.

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Nearby Coastal Highway 1 attractions

1. Bodega Marine Laboratory & Reserve

1.85 MILES

Run by University of California (UC) Davis, this spectacularly diverse teaching and research reserve surrounds the research lab, which has studied Bodega…

2. Salmon Creek Beach

1.85 MILES

Situated around a lagoon, with 2 miles of hiking and good waves for surfing.

3. Bodega Head

2.08 MILES

At the peninsula’s tip, Bodega Head rises 265ft above sea level. It’s great for whale-watching. Landlubbers enjoy hiking above the surf, where several…

4. Schoolhouse Beach

2.94 MILES

A very pleasant beach with parking (but no other facilities); can be prone to riptides so swimmers should take care.

6. Duncan’s Landing

4.65 MILES

Small boats unload near this rocky headland in the morning. A good place to spot wildflowers in the spring.

7. Grove of the Old Trees

5.17 MILES

Outside Occidental and up on a ridge off Fitzpatrick Lane, Grove of the Old Trees is a peaceful, 28-acre forest of old-growth redwoods. The forest and its…

8. Shell Beach

6.32 MILES

Just south of the small town of Jenner, a boardwalk and trail leads out to a stretch perfect for tide-pooling and beachcombing.