Description

Mad River Campground sits on a bluff overlooking Mad River, near Grace Creek. There are shady campsites here, under the canopy of towering douglas firs. Take the two-mile hike over to Ruth Lake for a day of swimming and boating, and let your cares wash away!
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
25 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

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Mad River Campground.

Forest
Lake
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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Hipcamper Fariss
Fariss R.
recommends this listing.
February 9th, 2017

We came and stayed one night. It's a little far from "civilization", but it's worth the quiet. It gets busier in the summer, but never full.

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Hipcamper Emily
Emily S.
recommends this listing.
April 14th, 2019

Beautiful drive out to a nice, clean campground. River access for swimming and waking up to nature's symphony!

Hipcamper Jeff S.
recommends this listing.
September 6th, 2018
Hipcamper Surj G.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
July 20th, 2017
Park
Six Rivers National Forest
State
California
Country
United States
Phone Number
(707) 442-1721
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
40.402° N, 123.466° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 25 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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