There is no place closer than Clam Beach to pitch a tent and watch the sunset from the ocean. We loved the ability to camp right on the beach with a beautiful wooden path walkway from camp we were more than pleased with this stop on our adventure.
This is a great little mom and pop rv campground. There are tent sites away from the rv part, but we never checked that area out. The rv spots are very clean, and even though they’re close together with no privacy it was an amazingly quiet park. The park is about 1/4 full time residents, 1/4 permanent vacation spots that people keep trailers at and visit from time to time and the other half is campers. We stayed for a week and became buddies with the camp host Craig who gave us great fishing tips for the area and had some great conversation with as well. The owners were very nice and run a tight ship. The rv spots are full hook up with nice green grass, no cable but ok Verizon signal and we got a few local channels on the tv antenna. They have a nice little store and a fish cleaning stand. We fished Lewiston lake less than 10 min. away and Whiskeytown Lake about 20-25 min. away with great luck. The little town of Lewiston is pretty cool and a 5 min walk from the campground as well is the trinity river. We will definitely be back.
The spots are best suited for trailers, with little dirt area to pitch a tent. The spaces are cramped if the area is full. There are two indoor single showers and men's and women's bathrooms (two stalls in the latter) in a facility on site. $25/night. Camp host was friendly and informative.
The campground was clean and had a lot to explore. We enjoyed seeing elk as we pulled in. We went on some nice walks around the pond and watched the otter swim in the water. Conveniently located near several nice beaches as well. Showers were basic but clean. The sites weren’t very private but overall we had a great time here. This was our second stay and we have liked it both times.
We loved this campground! We had site number 29 and think it is one of the best ones in the campground. The site was large enough to fit our 10x10 tent. It was also very close to being near the bathrooms without us being right next to them. We were right next to the prairie creek which was beautiful. The campground and bathrooms were clean, with soap provided as well as potable water. The showers were good as well, although it was hard to get hot water sometimes. We also camped here on the weekends when the rangers had their talks in the evenings. We highly recommend attending these! They are geared towards a younger audience, but they are fun to experience and learn more about the area you are in. This campsite also has plenty of access to amazing hikes. We hope to visit again!
The campground was beautiful with easy access to the lake and spacious sites that easily fit our large family. This campground was also pet friendly and welcoming to our dogs as well.Our only complaints were that there was no lightning in the bathroom and the quiet hours were not enforced as we were woken up by loud partying well after 2 am.
Rosevelt Elk roam through the campground. They were obviously used to people. We stayed on the “meadow” side where the elk roam through your campsite. The “forest” side is quite dark as you are camping in the redwoods. We had full hook ups on the meadow side. I am not sure if the forest side had full hook ups. They have a small pond with a ton of polliwogs in it (end of June). No fish in the pond as a couple of otters came in and ate the all the fish. Close proximity to the southern end of Redwoods National Park and many California State Parks. All in all this was a once in a lifetime experience!
Another great Northern Coastal Redwoods campground! This awesome site is located on bluffs right above Agate Beach which is accessed via a steep walking trail. Once on the beach you can enjoy searching for agates, shells, and other cool ocean finds, along with frequent wildlife viewing. We even saw a whale not 15 ft from the shore! The weather can of course be hit or miss on the coast, but despite it the Beauty of this coastal area still shines through.
The campground is pleasant with large sites that include fire pits, picnic tables, and plenty of forested privacy. We had a blast cruising around the campground on our bikes.
Look. If you are in to big trees and misty mornings, this is the place. I kinda wanna give it 2 stars so that it won’t be crowded next time I go. Walk to the river, stroll through the woods. There was a rednecky family that pulled in the last day with a large group of shitty kids and barking dogs. (I like kids and had my dog with me, these were the shitty kind though). Other than that it was idyllic. Hot showers, well mainly sites. Courteous hosts and rangers. And a 15min drive to a little grocery/gas station, the Murrish Market.
This is a very lovely campground clean of trash with quaint with cabins and campsites tucked between redwoods and Douglas fir trees. Campground looks lush and loved.
They offer cabins, RV and tent sites.
Additionally there is a Video Arcade, Horseshoe pit, dog park, celebration hall with board games/puzzles, a mini mart, playground, gazebo, and multiple bath/shower houses and laundry facilities.
They periodically have special events during the weekends. We lucked out with live music and wine tastings.
Incredibly close to town but still immersed in the woods.
Only negative is that it’s close to 101 and car traffic can be heard at times. However, there are many song birds around camp to make your stay pleasant.
We came across this site and just thought it was time to stop for the night. We had the camp ground to ourselves which was great for the kids to run around. We walked across the road to the river to view the crystal clear water.
Set up at camp site #1, it had a little lean to the site for the tent but was very manageable. There are only 10 sites and it appeared that only a few were on top of each other. Our site was away from all of the others.
Bathrooms were very clean and well taken care of for being a vaulted toilet.
There was no running water, the water bibs were there but no water was turned on yet. I figured everything was still turned off from the winter.
It seemed that the seasonal clean up crew did a great job of cleaning the fire pits and cutting up the winter fallen trees. They cut them up and stacked the fire wood close to the fire pits. (You will need a axe to split) Great job to those guys, the place looked great.
Throughout the night you could hear trucks and cars sipping down the road. Every so often a few cars would drive through the camp ground going to the residence behind the grounds, but the sounds of the running river was awesome all night.
It was a honor pay station by the USDA Forest service. 6$ was an easy payment for a nice area to set up.
There are 9 sandy campsites with picnic tables and fire rings. There are two permanent vault toilets and a one clean portable are available. There is running water. Large pull through parking spots are convenient for campers/RVs.
Campsites are divided by logs and offer no privacy from each other. There is beach access from the campground. The beach is large with sand dunes, marsh, beach grass, and drift wood. Wooded hills and shrubs surround the campground.
3 stars due to proximity to freeway, you can see and hear vehicles; as well as lack of privacy. Also near a local airport, the campground directly under takeoff path.
Located near many great attractions and not far outside of town. 25 dollars a night makes this a cheap alternative to the Private and State Parks in the area that are often booked up.
Please leave the campsites cleaner than you found them.
This is one of my all time favorite places to stay in the coastal redwoods! When we visited, it was quiet and peaceful. We were there during the week so we didn't get a lot of traffic. Felt like we had the place to ourselves.
The trees provided us with plenty of shade and protection for the tiny rainstorm that came over us.
The bathrooms were well cared for, the camp hosts were personable and very helpful with information on what to see. We ended up spending most of our time searching for serpentinite on agate beach.
we stop to visit on foot now and then, especially if theres snow. i wish it was still available.
patricks point offers some amazing views and camping opportunities. the coast is beautiful and offers agate hunting on the beach. you can visit a demonstration yurok village and hike along multiple trails within the park. just be sure to secure your valuables. people are known to break into vehicles if anything is left out in the open.
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.
we stayed there the last weekend in may and enjoyed the mild weather and the lack of other campers. the views of the cove are great and provide decent fishing from the bank. we were in for a show with a lightning storm as it moved in from the northeast. it rained, but the tree canopy did a decent job of providing coverage so we werent immediately. the site is truly primitive and while its advertised as having water available, its marked non-potable. its a bit of an adventure driving in, but well worth it.
this is our absolute favorite place to camp for nostalgic reasons. the creek is so clear and cold, its amazing feeling when its hot out.
unfortunately, fire season can take its toll and the whole river valley will be covered in smoke. we try to go earlier in the summer to avoid the risk when possible.
the best part is theres no cell service to distract you.