Description

Surfwood Campground has a more developed portion (with 142 campsites) available by reservation and a walk-in portion with 10 campsites on a first come, first serve basis. The campground has food lockers, grills, restrooms, showers and picnic tables. The campground has beach access via a few short trails.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
114 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Surfwood Campground.

Beach
Forest
Lake
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Hipcamper Julian
Julian J.
didn't provide a recommendation.
September 5th, 2015

Surfwood Campground is part of a group of campgrounds at MacKerricher. When you book, find the correct site # on the campground map. Because of it's location close to the beach, it's also typically the most crowded. The sites are nestled amongst the trees, not actually along the beach. The bathrooms, water spigots, and picnic tables are okay but not great. And combined with the crowds, you might want to try Van Damme State Park just about 20min south. I didn't stay at the other campgrounds at MacKerricher, so look at the reviews there too.

You can definitely stop at MacKerricher during the day to see some tide pools, sea lions, and check out the beach, but I'd keep it to that.

Site #108View of MacKerricher Beach at sunsetWhen you take a walk out to the point, this is the view south at sunset.
Hipcamper Patrick C.
recommends this listing.
August 8th, 2018
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May 19th, 2018
Hipcamper Mike S.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
March 13th, 2018
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March 12th, 2018
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January 27th, 2018
Hipcamper Danielle L.
recommends this listing.
February 6th, 2017
Park
MacKerricher State Park
State
California
Country
United States
Phone Number
(707) 937-5804
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
39.488° N, 123.796° W
Unknown price
Tent Only: 37 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)
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Tent Only - Group: 2 Sites
(Up to 40 people per site)
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 75 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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