If you have a large group coming to Richardson Grove, it should have dawned on you by now to stay at the Dawn Redwood Group Campground. It’s right next to the visitor’s center and parking, as well as the super cool seasonal swimming hole. but be warned that it is next to the highway.
Campsite area
Tent or RV site
1 site
Up to 40 guests per site
Up to 6 vehicles
No wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Potable water available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.


Boating season on the south fork of the Eel river is a great time to be out at Richardson Grove! People often take drift boats ...Read more


The South Fork of the Eel River is great for fishing, especially in the Fall and Winter seasons. It is during those seasons th...Read more


Hiking at Richardson Grove can make for an unforgettable trek. There are several longer trails located outside the main grove. ...Read more


Typically in the springtime, with some help from melted snow, the Eel river is deep enough for kayaking and canoeing on several...Read more


The South Fork of the Eel River is a great, popular spot for swimming , especially during summer months. The river is a refres...Read more

Whitewater paddling

Whitewater Rafting on the Eel River is a downright blast. Don’t let the name scare you, there are no eels in the water (at lea...Read more

Wildlife watching

For those of you who are constantly on the lookout for wildlife , don’t let your guard down here! In this state park visitors ...Read more


Natural features you'll find at Dawn Redwood Group Campground.

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Hipcamper Anthony
Anthony R.
recommends this listing.
October 1st, 2018

Misqitoes are crazy there bring plenty of deet and burn sage all around ur camp site

Hipcamper Melia
Melia P.
didn't provide a recommendation.
March 30th, 2015

A fantastic place for gathering with large groups, and undoubtedly the best access of anyone to the main swimming hole makes for easy access to prime beach real estate in the morning! The road noise can be an issue...

Hipcamper Walter  A.
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August 19th, 2018
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June 25th, 2017
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April 22nd, 2017
Richardson Grove State Park
United States
Phone Number
(707) 247-3318
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Official Website
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40.023° N, 123.793° W
Unknown price
Tent / Van: 1 Site
(Up to 40 people per site)