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Discover a hidden gem just 30 minutes from the village of Mendocino. Nestled in towering redwood groves are cozy hand-built cabins designed by architect Daniel Ray Hull who created many of America’s iconic parks such as Yosemite, Grand Canyon, and Mesa Verde. Cabin 36 features a stone fireplace, four cots, and a balcony with a view of the pond. A picnic table for camp stove-s

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Discover a hidden gem just 30 minutes from the village of Mendocino. Nestled in towering redwood groves are cozy hand-built cabins designed by architect Daniel Ray Hull who created many of America’s iconic parks such as Yosemite, Grand Canyon, and Mesa Verde. Cabin 36 features a stone fireplace, four cots, and a balcony with a view of the pond. A picnic table for camp stove-style cooking is located adjacent to your parking spot in the meadow. There is a shared wash house with electricity and hot showers just a short walk down the trail. Hike, bike, swim, and unplug in a 700+ acre state park with access to swimming holes and miles of uncrowded trails.

Lodging provided
Cabin
1 site
Up to 4 guests per site
Short walk
ADA access
Essentials
Toilet available
No campfires
No pets
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No kitchen
No wifi
Laundry absent
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • Minimum nights: 2 nights
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Fishing

The coast is a great place for salmon and rock fishing! There is no fishing at the park.

Hiking

Trail maps are available online, at the office at check-in, and at the day use kiosk.

Paddling

Big River Beach has a boat launch is a perfect place for a paddle.

Wildlife watching

Spring is a great time to witness the nearshore migration of the gray whale and birdlife is abundant year round.

Biking
Horseback riding
Swimming

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Historic Camping Cabin 36 in California.

Forest
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
Wetlands

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Hipcamper Matt

The most beautiful cabin anywhere

Matt M.
recommends this listing.
April 27th, 2021

Cabin 36 is the best cabin in Mendocino Woodlands! Come prepared for frog croaking right outside all night. We've vacationed at cabins all over the west and these historic cabins have the best views and most beautiful setting of park or resort we've been to. It's chilly in April, but once we got a roaring fire going it was nice and toasty. Fantastic hiking, wildflowers, birding. World class mountain biking; the Big River trail is a mountain biker's dream.

Hipcamper Jana

Our happy place.

Jana K.
recommends this listing.
May 2nd, 2021

Mendocino Woodlands is our happy place. Our days are filled with memories of attending UU Family Camp. Delighted to have the opportunity to make more memories camping at the Woodlands for a weekend getaway. My husband and I did a trial run, just the two of us. Looking forward to sharing our happy place with friends.

Home away from home. Having camped at the Woodlands for years, I have learned to bring a queen size mattress pad and sheet to make our cabin home. A room with a view, and a serenade from the frogs. Our home away from home. The path to Cabin 36.
Hipcamper Guenevere

Woodlands magic

Guenevere C.
recommends this listing.
May 17th, 2021

This place is truly magical! The cabin was cozy with a beautiful view of the beaver pond. We were serenaded each night by the frogs and owls. The meadow was a perfect setting for meal prep as well a game of frisbee. We hiked to BIG tree and then lounged at Boyle’s swimming hole. We are already planning next year’s reunion. We love the Woodlands!!

Lounging in the meadowHike to big treeHistoric Camping Cabin 36View of the beaver pond from the balcony
Hipcamper Richard

Great cabin camping

Richard W.
recommends this listing.
May 17th, 2021

Historic rustic cabins, beautiful forests, trails, bicycling and hiking trails. Hosts are exceptional and very helpful. Highly recommended. Impeccably maintained shower/bathroom facilities. Dramatic stone fireplaces in each cabin are truly phenomenal for nighttime fire gazing. This is not “glamping”, bring everything you need. Barebones cabins and 4 single cots per cabin. It’s camping, but really GREAT and truly memorable.

Historic Camping Cabin 36Historic Camping Cabin 36
Hipcamper Dianne
Dianne W.
recommends this listing.
May 31st, 2021

Fantastic spot! Loved every minute of our stay.

Hipcamper Valerie
Valerie M.
recommends this listing.
June 14th, 2021

Our stay was very nice! The historic cabins are beautiful and rustic. The people running it are friendly and helpful, and the grounds and surrounding area are pristine and spectacular. I hope they can continue to rent through hipcamp to smaller groups, it was a nice opportunity for us. One of the tiny silver linings of covid.

Property
Mendocino Woodlands Camp
State
California
Country
United States
$89/night
1 Site