Van Damme State Park Camping

Mendocino County

Camping at Van Damme State Park

Location

  • Highway 1, three miles south of Mendocino, CA
  • Open 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM (10 PM in summer)
  • Visitor Center (seasonal) (707) 937-4016,
    District Office (707) 937-5804
  • Day-use fees: $8

Campground Facilities

  • 69 family campsites, 5 tent-only sites
  • Group campsite for from 9 to 40 people
  • Hike and Bike site, En-route camping
  • Restrooms, showers
  • Dump station
  • Amphitheater

Park Features

  • Visitor Center
  • Day-use area at beach
  • Hiking trails through Fern Canyon and Pygmy Forest
  • Kayak tours

Accessibility

  • Campsites, picnic area
  • Parking, restrooms

Campsite Features

  • Table and fire ring
  • Most sites take RVs 21'-27', some 35'
  • No hook-ups
  • Food lockers

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.
Reservations: Van Damme State Park Campground

Regulations (partial list)

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

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map of Van Damme State Park campground, Mendocino County, CA

Van Damme State Park Camping

Campsites at Van Damme State Park are found in two different areas, one along the Little River Valley and the other up in an area known as Highland Meadow. Besides the standard family campsites there is a group site for 9 to 50 people, a hike and bike site, and environmental campsites.

The environmental campsites are 2 miles up Little River from the park headquarters. There is no potable water available there. Sites 26-30 are tent only sites.

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 November 30.

campsite at Van Damme State Park, Mendocino County, CA

Campsite in the Highland Meadow Camping Area.


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

Manchester Beach KOA Campground

44300 Kinney Road, Manchester, CA
Adjacent to the Manchester State Park campground

Campground Amenities

  • Pool, hot tub
  • Pavilion, game arcade room
  • Bike Rentals
  • WiFi (fee)
  • Disc golf course, Bocce ball courts
  • Sandy volleyball court
  • Kabins, kottages and lodges

Campsite Features

  • 135 tent and RV sites
  • Variety of hook-ups available
  • 50 Max amp
  • 65' maximum length
  • Cable TV

Rates and Reservations

Rates: $$
Reservations: (800) 562-4188
Manchester Beach KOA

Nearby RV Parks


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

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: $$

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)


Russian Gulch State Park Camping

Location

  • Point Cabrillo Rd., 2 miles north of Mendocino
  • Open 6:00 AM to sunset
  • (707) 937-5804
  • Recommended that you call to confirm campground is open during winter months.

Campground Facilities

  • 27 standard sites
  • 1 group tent-only site
  • Hike & Bike site
  • Horse camp
  • Restrooms, showers
  • Recreation hall

Accessibility

  • One designated accessible campsite
  • Parking, restrooms

Campsite Features

  • Table and fire ring
  • Trailers and RVs up to 24'
  • No hook-ups

Reservations and Fees

  $35 for standard sites and horse camp
$5 for Hike and Bike site
  $140 for group site
Reservations: Russian Gulch Park Camping



Manchester State Park Camping

Location

  • 44500 Kinney Road off Highway 1, ½ mile north of Manchester, CA; 27 miles south of Van Damme Beach
  • Open 6:00 AM to sunset
  • (707) 882-2463
  • Recommended that you call to confirm campground is open during winter months.

Campground Facilities

  • 40 family campsites
  • Walk-in 1 mile to 8 environmental campsites
  • Group campsite for from 9 to 40 people
  • Hike and Bike site
  • Restrooms, dump station
  • Amphitheater

Accessibility

  • No designated accessible campsites
  • Parking, restrooms

Campsite Features

  • Table and fire ring
  • Trailers up to 22', RVs to 30'
  • No hook-ups
  • No water at environmental sites

Reservations and Fees

  $25 for standard sites
  $25 for environmental sites
  $100 for group site
Reservations for Group Site only: Manchester State Park Group Campground

Regulations (partial list)

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

Gualala River Redwood Park

46001 Gualala Road, Gualala, CA
Gualala River Redwood Park

Park Amenities: Among the redwoods along the Gualala River, private beach on river, store, fish and abalone cleaning station, group picnic area, outdoor games, playground, restrooms, showers, laundry
Campsites: 92 sites for tents or RVs, picnic table, fire ring, 30 amp, water spigot
Rates: $$
Reservations: (707) 884-3533

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