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Richardson Grove State Park

Park Information

Contact Information

(707) 247-3318

Trailer Lengths

Max Trailer Length: 24 Feet
Max Camper Length: 30 Feet

Park Hours

Huckleberry/Madrone family campground & the group campground are open year round. Oak Flat campground is open mid-June through mid-September.

Driving Directions to Richardson Grove SP

The park is located 7 miles south of Garberville on Highway 101.

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Camping and Lodging

Online reservations are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Reservations can be made 7 months in advance on the first day of the month beginning at 8:00 a.m. PST via the website, by mail, or by calling the toll free telephone number at 1-800-444-7275. Due to seasonal volume, access to the ReserveAmerica website and the telephone line may at times be limited.

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Upcoming Park Events

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Redwoods; JDonovan
Established in 1922 and named after Friend W. Richardson, the 25th governor of California, the park is bisected by Hwy. 101 and the south fork of the Eel River. Camping, hiking, swimming, and just relaxing are popular activities throughout much of the year. Fishing for salmon and steelhead is popular during the winter.

Richardson Grove State Park is where you first encounter significant old growth redwood forest when coming north. The 9th tallest coast redwood, a fallen tree ring study conducted in 1933, and a walk-through tree are immediately available.

Richardson Grove State Park is located within "Bear Country".
State Park regulations require visitors to store food and scented items properly at all times.

Location/ Directions

Foggy River Morning ; JDonovan
Seven miles south of Garberville on Highway 101.
Latitude/Longitude: 40.0172 / -123.7917

Seasons/Climate/Recommended clothing
Summer 75-95 degrees.
Morning & evening fog is common.
Winter 30-50 degrees.
Dress for rain.

Facilities - Activities

Over nine miles of hiking trails, picnic area with ample parking, river access, and seasonal fishing.

The park offers a variety of Interpretive/Educational programs during the summer including evening campfire programs, Junior Rangers, and guided nature walks.

A visitor center and nature store are located in the historic 1930’s Richardson Grove lodge and are also open May - September.