Gualala Point Regional Park Camping

Sonoma County

Gualala Point Regional Park Camping


42401 Highway 1
Gualala, CA
(707) 785-2377
Operated by Sonoma County Parks

Park Hours and Fees

Summer: 6 AM to sunset
Winter: 8 AM to sunset
Day-use fee: $7

Campground Facilities

  • 19 campsites for RVs or tents
  • 6 Walk-in and Hiker/Bicyclist tent only sites
  • Situated along the Gualala River among redwoods
  • Restrooms, coin-operated shower
  • Electric outlets in restrooms
  • No RV hook-ups
  • Extra vehicle parking

Campsite Amenities

  • Picnic table, food locker
  • Fire ring
  • Cleared space for tent


  • Parking and restrooms
  • Campsites

Fees and Reservations

Fee: $32 per night for standard and walk-in sites. Sonoma County residents and those with permanent disabilities may be eligible for discounted rates.
Camping fee includes one vehicle and one tow per site. Additional vehicles, $7 if space allows.
Hiker/Bicyclist Sites: $5 per person (first come, first served)
Dogs: $2 per night
Reservations: Sonoma County Parks Reservations

Regulations (partial list)

  1. Dogs must be on leash no longer than 6'.

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Salt Point State Park Campgrounds


Highway 1, about 8 miles north of Fort Ross
(707) 847-3221
Open sunrise to sunset
$8 for day use

Campground and Campsite Facilities

  • Campsites have fire ring, picnic table and food locker.
  • Restrooms, but no showers
  • Trailers up to 31 feet, RVs up to 27 feet

Woodside Campground

  • Located on the east side of Highway 1
  • 79 campsites in two loops
  • Lower loop is 0.8 miles from Gerstle Cove
  • Upper loop is 1 mile from Gerstle Cove

Gerstle Cove Campground

  • Situated atop the coastal bluffs on the ocean side of Highway 1
  • 30 campsites
  • 0.3 miles from Gerstle Cove

Overflow Camping

Overflow camping is located near Gerstle Cove Campground. It is for self-contained vehicles only. No restrooms or water are available.

Walk-in Campsites

The walk-in campsites at Salt Point State Park are closed.

Group Campsites and Hiker/Biker Campsites

The group camp is on the ocean side of Highway 1 and accommodates up to 40 people and 10 cars.
Ten sites for hikers or bicyclers are located behind the ranger office near Woodside Campground.

Fees and Reservations

Standard Sites: $35 per night
Group Site: $200 per night
Online Reservations at ReserveCalifornia:
Salt Point State Park Campground Reservations
or call (800) 444-PARK (7275) between 8 AM and 6 PM

Fort Ross State Historic Park

Reef Campground


Highway 1, twelve miles north of Jenner
(707) 847-3286

Park Hours and Fees

Park grounds open sunrise to sunset
Day-use fee: $8

Campground Facilities

  • 21 small, primitive campsites
  • First-come, first served (no reservations)
  • Maximum 8 people per site
  • Maximum vehicle length 18 feet
  • Picnic table, fire ring. water faucets
  • Restrooms

Camping Fees

$25 per night

Regulations (partial list)

  1. Dogs must be on leash, dogs only allowed in main parking area, service road, and campground
  2. Dogs must be inside a tent or vehicle at night.
  3. Dogs may not be left unattended.
  4. All natural features are protected.
  5. No fires or glass on the beach.
  6. Alcohol is only allowed in campsites.
  7. No waste water disposal at campground (includes dish water). All such water must be collected and disposed of at a sanitation station.

Doran and Westside Regional Parks

Location and Contact

Dorian Park: 201 Doran Beach Road, Bodega Bay, CA
Westside Park: 2400 Westshore Road, Bodega Bay, CA
Operated by Sonoma County Regional Parks
(707) 875-3540   Doran Regional Park

Park Attractions and Facilities

  • Sandy beaches at Bodega Bay
  • Fishing, boating, picnicking
  • Boardwalk, trails
  • Campground

Campground and Campsite Facilities

  • Dorian: 112 reservable sites, 20 first come, first served sites
  • Westside: 38 reservable sites, 7 first come, first served sites
  • Dorian: 1 Hiker/Bicycle site, 1 group site
  • Fire ring, picnic table, cleared area for tents
  • Restrooms, showers
  • Dump station

Fees and Reservations

Fees: $32 per night (Sonoma County residents may be eligible for discount)
Fees include 1 vehicle and one tow per site, additional vehicles $7 each
Dogs on leash allowed, $2 per dog per night
Reservations: Sonoma Regional Parks Reservations

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)

Gualala Point Campground

Gualala Point Campground may be closed in the winter due to flooding. It is best to call ahead to check on the campground's status. (707) 785-2377 Set among the redwoods, the campground is bathed in shade.

The campground includes a single, coin-operated shower ($1.50 for 5 minutes). The campground host is seasonal. A 1.3-mile trail from the campground leads to the beach. Many campers at Gualala Point Campground have noted pesky mosquitoes.

Sites 1, 16, and D are saved as first come, first served sites and may not be reserved. RVs longer than 24 feet are not recommended. Check-in time is 2:00 PM and checkout is noon. A maximum of 8 people may occupy one campsite. There is a $7 fee to make a reservation.

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

Ocean Cove Camping

Located just south of Salt Point State Park, Ocean Cove offers a 20-acre camping facility with over 100 sites. They are open from April 1 through November 30. Some sites are situated on the bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean while others are more secluded among the trees. All sites have picnic tables and fire pits. Nearby are chemical toilets, piped water, and hot showers. Group sites are available.

Rates: $24 per vehicle
Ocean Cove Store & Campground

Stillwater Cove Regional Park

22455 Highway 1, Jenner, CA
Stillwater Cove Regional Park is located mid-way between Fort Ross and Salt Point. The park features beaches, fishing, kayaking, and picnicking. It is operated by Sonoma County.


Stillwater Cove Park has 23 individual campsites and a hiker/bicycle site. The campground provides potable water, restrooms with coin-operated showers, flush toilets, and electrical outlets. There is also a dump station. There are no RV hook-ups.
Rates: $32 per night. Sonoma County residents may be eligible for a discount.
Stillwater Cove Regional Park Camping Reservations

Sonoma Coast State Park Camping

State Park Location

The park extends from Bodega Head to 3½ miles north of Jenner along the Sonoma coast.
Park Headquarters: 3095 Highway 1, Bodega Bay
(707) 875-3483

Sonoma Coast State Park has two standard campgrounds and two primitive environmental campgrounds:

Wright's Beach Campground

  • Located mid-way between Bodega Bay and Jenner
  • 27 campsites adjacent to the beach, maximum trailer length 27 feet
  • Premium sites located closest to the ocean.
  • Restrooms, no showers (but showers available at Bodega Dunes Campground)
  • Picnic table, fire ring, paved parking spur
  • Overflow area for self-contained RVs

Situated right on the edge of Wright's Beach, the campground is a popular destination. The sound of the surf lulls campers to sleep. Early morning walks on the beach are only steps away.

The premium sites are closest to the ocean and cost $10 more per night than the standard sites. There are no showers at Wright's Beach Campground, but campers are permitted to drive down to Bodega Dunes Campground and use the showers there. The campground has no hook-ups for RVs. A dump station is located at Bodega Dunes Campground. During times when the campgrounds are crowded, an overflow area is available for self-contained RVs.

Bodega Dunes Campground

  • Located at Bodega Bay
  • 98 campsites, maximum trailer length 31 feet
  • Restrooms, hot shower
  • Picnic table, fire ring, paved parking spur
  • Dump station

Bodega Dunes Campground is on the north side of the Bodega Harbor and about a 15-20 minute walk from South Salmon Creek Beach. The town of Bodega Bay is within easy walking distance to the east. Porto Bodega, an RV park and marina, is right across the road from the campground.

Environmental Campgrounds

  • Willow Creek Campground (11 sites) located off Willow Creek Rd. south of the Russian River.
  • Pomo Canyon Campground (20 sites) located along the Russian River.
  • Each campsite as a fire ring and picnic table. Pit toilets are nearby.
  • No piped water at Willow Creek; Pomo has running water nearby.
  • Sites are within one quarter mile of parking.
  • No dogs allowed.

Fees and Reservations

Bodega Dunes: $35 per night, $5 for hike and bike
Wright's Beach $35 per night for standard site,
$45 for premium sites
Environmental sites: $25 per night
ReserveCalifornia - Sonoma Coast State Park

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