Camping & Picnicking

Abalone - Penn Creek - Agate Beach

The Abalone, Penn Creek, and Agate Beach campgrounds have 124 family campsites, each with a table, stove, and cupboard. Water faucets and restrooms are nearby. The park also features fully developed picnic areas complete with barbecues and restrooms. During the summer, a variety of interpretive programs are available. Check the bulletin boards for specific details about campfire programs, nature hikes and other interpretive programs of special interest. Youngsters enjoy leaning about the environment through the Junior Ranger Program.

Three family campgrounds offer 124 campsites and two group campgrounds can accommodate up to 120 people. Picnic sites are plentiful throughout the park and three group picnic locations can be reserved.

The park's group campground, Beach Creek can accommodate up to 120 people. There is a covered cook shelter (cooking stoves are not provided), hot showers, seating for 120 and a place to build a traditional campfire.

Lookout Group Area
24 people
No Motorhomes or Trailers

Red Alder - Sumeg - Bishop Pine Picnic Areas

There are three picnic areas that can be reserved directly through the State Park Reservations System.
   Red Alder is suitable for groups up to 100 people
   Sumeg is suitable for groups up to 100 people
   Bishop Pine is suitable for groups up to 50 people.

Red Alder (does not provide propane stoves) and Sumeg have covered cook shelters with propane stove and sink, restrooms, picnic tables, a fire ring, and barbecue. Bishop Pine has more limited parking, a barbecue and picnic tables. Restrooms are nearby.

Group Picnic areas may be reserved from 9:00am until Sunset.

Red Alder and Bishop Pine may also be reserved for over night use. If you wish to stay past Sunset you must also rent the facility for the following day.

Sumeg may not be used for overnight stays.