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MacKerricher State Park Camping

Mendocino County




Camping at MacKerricher
State Park

Location

Campground Facilities

Park Features

Accessibility

Campsite Features

Fees

$35 for standard sites
    (sites #31 - #143)
$25 for walk-in tent sites
$200 - $260 for group site
$5 for Hike & Bike sites

Reservations

Reservation Dates:
West Pinewood: March 21 - August 31, otherwise first come, first served
East Pinewood and Surfwood: May 9 - August 31, otherwise closed
East & West Cleone Group Sites: June 20 - August 31, otherwise closed
Online Reservations at ReserveCalifornia:
MacKerricher State Park Campground Reservations
or call (800) 444-PARK (7275) between 8 AM and 6 PM



map of MacKerricher campground, Mendocino County, CA


Advice from Previous Campers at MacKerricher State Park

  1. The restrooms at MacKerricher State Park have coin operated showers. $1 = 5 minutes. Bring quarters.
  2. At night raccoons come around to help themselves to unprotetced food. They will raid ice chests.
  3. There are plenty of safe places for children to ride bikes or scooters. (bring helmets)
  4. Fishing in Lake Cleone is best from a boat. The shore has many reeds.
  5. You can walk to the beach from the campgrounds
  6. During winter months when attendance is low, Surfwood and East Pinewood camping loops are closed.
  7. Among campers favorite sites are #77 and #122

MacKerricher Group Sites

East Cleone group site can accommodate between 9 and 60 people. West Cleone group site accommodates between 9 and 40 campers. Both sites are tent-only camping.




Russian Gulch State Park Camping

Location

Campground Facilities

Accessibility

Campsite Features

Reservations and Fees

  $35 for standard sites and horse camp
  $5 for Hike and Bike site
  $140 for group site
Online Reservations at ReserveCalifornia:
Russian Gulch State Park Campground Reservations
or call (800) 444-PARK (7275) between 8 AM and 6 PM

Regulations (partial list)

  1. No dogs on beach or trails.
  2. Dogs in campground must be attended and on leash.
  3. Underwater features protected.
  4. Alcohol and glass containers are not permitted outside campsites.

campground at Russian Gulch State Park, Mendocino County, CA

Entrance to Russian Gulch Campground


Russian Gulch State Park Camping

Russian Gulch State Park campsites are among the trees along Russian Gulch Creek. Besides standard sites there is a group site, a hike and bike site, and a horse camp.

The tent-only group site will accommodate from 9 to 40 people. It has 10 parking slots, 3 fire pits, and a large grill. Among visitors' favorite family campsites are numbers 1 through 12 (because they are off the main road) and sites 25 through 30. Sites 18-20 may no longer be in use.

Standard sites can be reserved from March 21 to August 31, otherwise they are first come, first served. The group site is available from March 21 to August 31.

Mendocino Campground

960 North Highway 1, Mendocino, CA
(707) 469-3035   Mendocino Campground
Mendocino Campground is a private facility open to the public. It is located closed to Mendocino and Big River.

Campground Facilities: Hot showers, modern restroom, ocean views
Campsites: Ocean-view sites available, small RV and trailer sites, maximum 4 people per site, picnic table, fire ring
Rates: $45 - $55 per night

Camping at Van Damme State Park

Location

Campground Facilities

Park Features

Accessibility

Campsite Features

Reservations and Fees

  $35 for standard sites
  $35 for en-route primitive sites
  $25 for environmental sites
  $160 for group site
  $5 for Hike & Bike sites
Reservations available March 21 to August 31, otherwise first come, first served.
Online Reservations at ReserveCalifornia:
Van Damme State Park Campground Reservations
or call (800) 444-PARK (7275) between 8 AM and 6 PM



Nearby RV Parks


Pomo RV Park & Campground

17999 Tregoning Lane, Fort Bragg, CA
Pomo RV Park & Campground
RV Park Amenities: Group meeting room with solarium, store, horseshoes, fish cleaning station, dump station, playing field, restrooms, showers and laundry, tent sites
Campsites: Full hook-ups, Cable TV, WiFi, picnic table, fire ring
Rates: $$
Reservations: (707) 964-3373

Fort Bragg Leisure Time RV Park

30801 Highway 20, Fort Bragg, CA
In formation : (707) 964-5994
Reservations: (800) 700-8542
Fort Bragg Leisure Time RV Park
RV Park Amenities: Dump station, restrooms, laundry
Campsites: 57 campsites, 32 with full hook-ups, 13 with water and electric only, 40' maximum length, 30 amp available, satellite TV hook-up, tent sites available, picnic tables, fire rings
Rates: $$

Caspar Beach RV Park & Campground

14441 Point Cabrillo Drive, Mendocino, CA
Caspar Beach RV Park & Campground
RV Park Amenities: Store, arcade, ocean views, WiFi
RV Sites: Up to 50' RVs, cable TV, full hook-ups, fire ring
Tent Sites: Fire ring, picnic table, restrooms and showers, laundry, some sites with power, water and WiFi
Rates: $$
Reservations: (707) 964-3306

Anchor Bay Campground

Anchor Bay, south of Point Arena
Anchor Bay Campground
RV Park Amenities: Restrooms, hot showers (coin operated), dump station, fish cleaning house, dive gear wash area, recreation area, small store
Campsites: 30 overnight sites, 9 in the woods, 21 at or on the beach, picnic tables, fire pit, most with water hook-ups, WiFi, electric hook-up sites available,
Rates: $$
Reservations: (707) 884-4222 (between 9 AM and 5 PM)



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