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Waterfall Camp

· Mendocino, Mendocino, California
5 acres hosted by Shay & Liz P.
1 lodging site · 3 RV/tent sites
Creature comforts
Enjoy the comforts of home at some sites—including flush toilets, showers, and a kitchen.
Welcome to Waterfall Camp. Come enjoy your stay with us on our beautiful 5-acre property centrally located, its only 10 min to the village of Mendocino, 5 minute drive to Caspar beach and 10 min to the town of Fort Bragg. Nestled on the edge of the Redwoods and Pygmy Forest, adjacent to Russian Gulch State Park. The property has private access into park which consists of many miles of beautiful Redwood trails,the trail to the waterfall, biking trails along with a trail that leads straight to the ocean. Come and relax around your private campfire and cook over the open flames or treat yourself to fine dining in Mendocino or Fort Bragg, the experience is at your fingertips. From camping under the stars to hiking and biking through the redwoods or kayaking up Big River, come let the Mendocino coast show you what it’s all about. Our goal is to make you feel right at home. Each of our three sites has a redwood deck with a sink and food prep space, potable water, remote solar lighting, picnic table, smokeless fire pit and grill, firewood, level parking area and tent pad. One of the three sites can accommodate a 25’ trailer. There is a beautiful redwood bathhouse with two outdoor showers and two flushing toilets. All water onsite is potable so make sure to top off before your day of adventuring. There is a horseshoe pit, cornhole, and badminton set for fun under the sun. All sites are a two min walk to the State Park trails and 5 min ride to Jackson state forest bike trails. It's about a half hour walk to the beautiful waterfall from our property. Large Groups are welcome to book all three sites with two additional RV locations. Also we have a fully stocked westfalia camper van to glamp in if your wanting to pack light for the weekend. We hope to make your stay with us a memorable and fun experience. Shay & Liz
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59 ratings · 56 reviews
Carol P.recommends
July 14, 2024
#2 - Pygmy Grove
Great for families
We had such an amazing time at Waterfall camp. Shay and Liz checked in with us and gave us some recommendations for places to visit nearby. Their attention to detail, from the blankets on chairs around the campfire to the kitchen set up was fabulous . There is a private hiking trail to a waterfall. Our kids (and ourselves included), had a blast playing badminton and corn hole. There were clean bathrooms and showers nearby. The 3 campsites were well spaced and it felt plenty private for us. Our site did have a lot of sun for most of the day and we visited when the temperature was 100+. This is a great campsite for families and we look forward to returning in the future.
Wesley T.recommends
July 10, 2024
#3 - StarGazer
Great campground, would book again!
Really lovely camp site! Shay and Liz were really friendly, welcoming and attentive as hosts. The site had a communal bathroom area with flushing toilets and hot showers. They also had sinks at each camp site with soap and grilling tools. There's also wifi on-site (Starlink) which is great because there was no reception in the area. The grounds is a short 30 min hike to the waterfall in Russian Gulch state park. Came over the 4th of July holiday, was expecting cooler temps and fog/overcast, but with the record heat wave it was way hotter than expected. And no clouds in site all weekend. Just a bit of warning that the Stargazer site has no shade besides the umbrella in the picnic table. So be sure to bring an awning or shade if the sun is out. Stargazer is arguably the largest site connected to the badminton court and lawn and is closest to the restroom/showers. We are already planning on booking again and maybe booking all the sites for a family trip!
Christopher L.recommends
July 10, 2024
#3 - StarGazer
Could not have asked for a better weekend with Shay & Liz so helpful with any questions about what to do locally and made my stepsons 8th birthday one to remember for sure booked the stargazer and it did not disappoint
Karla&Gary B.recommends
July 9, 2024
#1 - Wildwood
Camping with a Toddler
Our experience was beyond amazing. Best tent camping experience I have had. Shay and Liz have thought of everything. There were so many things we didn’t even have to bring because they provided them for us. It was so great having our own sink area to wash dishes and prepare meals. We had one issue with the showers and as soon as I messaged our hosts Shay was on it to get them back up and running. I appreciate the attentiveness and attention to details as well as the quick responsiveness. We plan on coming back very soon! Our one year old just absolutely had a blast in the common area as well as at our sight. It was just perfect! Thank you for such a wonderful experience!
Luke P.recommends
July 8, 2024
#1 - Wildwood
Definitely coming back here!!! What an amazing experience and such wonderful amenities with kind and caring hosts with tons of information 10/10 will 100% be back!
Alexis S.recommends
July 7, 2024
#2 - Pygmy Grove
Wow what an incredible spot to spend an overnight camping trip! The site had the perfect set up to make camping life convenient but still authentic. The hosts truly thought of everything (even dishwashing stations and cooking grill!). The hosts were very responsive and it is clear how much love they put into this venture. To top it all off, a private entrance to hiking trails that lead straight to a waterfall! Cannot WAIT to come back again!
Mendocino, 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 Shay & Liz P.

Joined in March 2024
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