Bear Creek Campground is peacefully set out in the boondocks of Mendo County. Campsites are nestled against picturesque Bear Creek, and rumor has it the trout fish’n is good. Nothing like falling asleep with fresh trout in your belly, while the cold mountain creek sings.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
16 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Off-roading (OHV)
Snow sports
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Bear Creek Campground.

Hot spring
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
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Hipcamper Dylan
Dylan P.
didn't provide a recommendation.
July 5th, 2016

As far as developed campgrounds go, Bear Creek is pretty secluded. There are about 16 well dispersed sites, two vault toilets, and no garbage service or running water (although you could filter / boil water from the creek). There is no phone signal and you have to cross a creek to get to the campground. 4WD high clearance vehicles recommended. A decent rain would likely render the creek / road impassible. Our site had two picnic tables, was isolated from the other sites, had lots of shade, and was right on the creek. A fine retreat from the Mendocino heat. The area is popular with OHV recreation, so don't expect 100% silence. The Snow Mountain Wilderness and accompanying trailhead is also nearby.

Hipcamper Gregory
Gregory B.
didn't provide a recommendation.
December 23rd, 2016

Nice campsite in the boondocks. Down in a hollow so gets cold early in the season.

Hipcamper Jessica
Jessica P.
recommends this listing.
May 30th, 2017

a river runs across the road entering the campground- our vehicles couldn't make it across!

Bear Creek CampgroundBear Creek Campgroundour campsiteEnjoying some sun by Bear Creek
Mendocino National Forest
United States
Phone Number
(530) 934-3316
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39.32° N, 122.84° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 16 Sites
(Up to people per site)

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