MacKerricher State Park Camping

Mendocino County

Camping at MacKerricher
State Park

Location

  • 24100 MacKerricher Park Road,
    3 miles north of Fort Bragg
  • Sunrise to 10:00 PM
  • (707) 964-9112 or 964-8898
  • Day-use fees: $8

Campground Facilities

  • 114 campsites in all
    • 75 Standard Sites in 2 Areas: West Pinewood and Surfwood
    • 37 Tent-only Sites in East Pinewood
    • 2 Group Sites in Cleone Campground Area
  • Hike and Bike Campsite
  • Restrooms with showers
  • Dump station
  • Amphitheater

Park Features

  • 9 miles of coastland
  • Day-use Picnic Area
  • Seal Watching Station
  • Boardwalks
  • Boat Launch at Lake Cleone
  • Coastal multi-use trail
  • Visitor Center

Accessibility

  • 5 campsites, picnic area
  • Parking, restrooms
  • Laguna Point and Lake Cleone boardwalks
  • Coastal Multi-use Trail
  • Beach wheelchair (707) 937-5804

Campsite Features

  • Table and fire ring
  • Trailers, RVs up to 35'
  • No hook-ups
  • Food lockers

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
Reservations: Reserve America - MacKerricher State Park Campground






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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: Reserve America - Russian Gulch Park Camping

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.

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

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
Information: (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)


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.


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: Reserve America - Van Damme State Park Campground


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: Reserve America - Manchester State Park Group Campground



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