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
Tent or RV sites
114 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Up to 6 vehicles
No wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Picnic table available


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Julian J.
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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.

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MacKerricher State Park
United States
Phone Number
(707) 937-5804
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39.488° N, 123.796° W
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