Description

Wheeler Camp is smack in the middle of the Sinkyone Wilderness, so come check it out if and only if you’re prepared to backpack. Dense woodland, redwoods groves, and ravines make for a secluded camping spot. The Lost Coast trail leading here can be quite steep, but the campground is in a flat clearing, and there are massive old-growth redwoods right around this area. Jackass Continue reading...
Wheeler Camp is smack in the middle of the Sinkyone Wilderness, so come check it out if and only if you’re prepared to backpack. Dense woodland, redwoods groves, and ravines make for a secluded camping spot. The Lost Coast trail leading here can be quite steep, but the campground is in a flat clearing, and there are massive old-growth redwoods right around this area. Jackass Creek runs nearby, a convenient water source.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans
No. of sites
10
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
None
Access
Hike in (+10 mins)
Group sizes
Up to 8 people per site
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Fishing

With the entire ocean in front of you, there are endless opportunities to fish here. Fishing is allowed in the park, but there ...Read more

Hiking

Jones Beach is only a 2 mile hike to get up close and personal with the ocean, or try Whale Gulch, a 4.5 mile round trip hike, ...Read more

Horseback riding

There are horse trails for some gnarly horseback riding and a few horse campgrounds. This is guaranteed to be an unforgettable ...Read more

Wind sports

Imagine windsurfing in the Pacific with that ocean breeze all around you… Sounds great, doesn’t it? Unfortunately, this place i...Read more

Surfing

Hey surfer dudes, you NEED to check out this park. The best break can be found at Ghost Point, but be prepared to do some hikin...Read more

Swimming

Think you’re ready to jump into the Pacific ocean? This whole park is a coastline… the entire ocean is yours to swim in. Bring ...Read more

Wildlife watching

This wilderness is home to tribes of Roosevelt elk and a ton of different birds, as well as amazing marine life. How often do y...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Wheeler Camp.

Beach
Forest
Lake
River, stream or ...
Waterfall
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Park
Sinkyone Wilderness State Park
State
California
Phone Number
(707) 986-7711
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
39.884° N, 123.913° W
$25/night
Tent Only - Hike In: 5 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)
$25/night
Tent / Van: 5 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)