we stayed in the group site with friends a while back. the park is about 15 miles from the coast but still is heavily influenced by coastal weather. the fog can stay in the river valley and keep the campground cold even in the summer. the river is nice earlier in the year before the water warms and it fills with algae. theres swimming and hiking on site as well as the ranger station to explore. the redwoods are beautiful but the campground is directly adjacent to highway 36. luckily, its a low volume road, but the noise can be a bother still. we will be back even if its just for a day trip to swim.
Beautiful campground without a river running through. Self check in and check out never even talked to anyone. It felt like just camping in the woods alone. I would definitely stay here again.
Amazing campground nestled amongst the heart of the Redwood Trees. Lots of shade throughout area but limited privacy due to proximity of sites and road noise. Bathhouse has water and basic shower amentities. Nice hiking trails to explore the Redwoods within walking distance of campground. Great location to explore the forest and access the rugged California coastline.