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Jug Handle Creek Farm

· Caspar, Mendocino, California
33 acres hosted by Jughandle F.
5 RV/tent sites · 7 tent sites
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Jug Handle Creek Farm and Nature Center is a nonprofit with a five minute walk to Jug Handle State Reserve, Jug Handle beach and the Ecological Staircase trail. We offer 11 unique campsites with plenty of space and privacy. Each site has two picnic tables, a fire ring, parking for two cars and plenty of space for your tents. We also offer three lovely cabins, which have power and access to a shared kitchen and bathroom with a hot shower. Our 33 acres include a native plant nursery, community gardens, forests, meadows, and nature trails. Our site has lots of nature trails, is peaceful and beautiful and just a 5-minute walk to Jug Handle Beach and the Jug Handle Preserve. Our Mission: We offer a welcoming and supportive environment for people of all backgrounds to explore nature and connect with the natural word. Nature stewardship is central to our non-profit mission and as an organization we are engaged in many nature restoration projects throughout Mendocino County. We also provide a supportive learning environment for nature education for disadvantaged youth during the school year. If you teach k-12 and would like to bring your classroom to Jug Handle contact us about special rates and our immersive nature education programs.
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4895 ratings · 1684 reviews
Puru S.recommends
July 18, 2024
#10 - Sunny Spot
Camping in Urban Forest
It's close to the city but it feels remote and isolated once you are at the site. There's a lot of trees and greenery. We could see stars at night. There is a decent amount of privacy against fellow neighbors. We had to use porto-potties which was fine, one of them had leeches apparently but it's nature so, I wouldn't count it against the property.
Kelly M.recommends
July 9, 2024
#9 - Walk into Forest
Stunning views
This was a beautiful camp spot. We placed our chairs facing away from the construction and it was awesome.
Colin B.recommends
July 8, 2024
#7 - Large Sunny Family Spot
Camping with kids
Tyler's campground and farm were charming for our family - we loved the full grass area, as we could spread out, but still explore the other amenities (waterfall, stream, pond). I ordered eggs and fire wood ahead of time. For one night, great experience!
Karen B.recommends
July 8, 2024
#4 - Big Meadow, Power & Water
Great Mendocino coast camping!
Great location with easy access to Jughandle beach!
Matthew C.recommends
July 8, 2024
#10 - Sunny Spot
Great Location!
Great location. Very easy location to Fort Bragg and the beach. The ground at the site was a little lumpy but overall, it was a good experience! Very little cellphone service at the site.
Teresa P.recommends
July 7, 2024
#8 - Woodland's hangout
Relaxing and quiet
Great location! Amazingly quiet for a holiday weekend, no generators to ruin our peaceful stay. Only stayed 1 night but we will be back. Porta potty’s we’re all around and a bit full but nothing out of the ordinary. Looks like they are building bathrooms… we loved our stay!
Caspar, Mendocino, California, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Northern Pomo First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking

Hosted by Jughandle F.

Joined in September 2015
Response rate: 100%Response time: Within 6 hours
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