Located on the western slopes of the Mendocino National Forest, Eel River Campground lies at the junction of the Black Butte and the Middle Fork Eel Rivers. Sites are suitable for families, but just remember to pack out any trash. Life is good for everyone while splashing in swimming holes, breathing in the clean Northern California air, and watching the stars at night!

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


Offered near the campground.

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


Natural features you'll find at Eel River Campground.

Hot spring
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
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Gregory B.
didn't provide a recommendation.
December 23rd, 2016

Beautiful location above the Eel River right on the edge of the Mendocino National Forrest. I would stay here to break up a drive but consider there to be nicer more secluded campsites deeper in the forrest.

Hipcamper Holly G.
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February 2nd, 2019
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August 8th, 2018
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September 20th, 2018
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June 15th, 2017
Mendocino National Forest
United States
Phone Number
(530) 934-3316
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39.825° N, 123.084° W
Tent / RV / Trailer: 15 Sites
(Up to people per site)

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