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Admiral William Standley State Recreation Area
Here are some guidelines for people visiting Admiral William Standley SRA:
What is open now?
- Day Use Vehicular Access
- Very limited parking is now available to the public
What is currently closed at this park and throughout the State Park System?
At this park:
- Visitor Centers
- Picnic Areas
- Congregate and high touch areas
- High public-use indoor facilities, including museums and visitor centers.
- Special events and tours continue to be canceled until further notice.
Are there any new visitor guidelines?
Yes, please see below:
- Stay Local: Stay close to home. Walk or bike into the park. Parking may be limited. Do not take road trips to parks and beaches or to neighboring states.
- Stay Active: Keep walking, jogging, hiking and biking. Watch for one-way trails.
- Stay Safer at 6 Feet: Maintain a physical distance of 6 feet or more. Gatherings, picnics and parties are not allowed. Visitors will be asked to leave if there are too many people at the park, beach or on trails to allow for the required physical distance.
- Stay Clean: Be prepared. Bring soap/sanitizer and pack out all trash.
- Stay Covered: Please be sure to wear face coverings when you cannot maintain a safe 6-foot distance from others.
Thank you for your patience and continued support of California State Parks as we work to limit your risk for exposure to COVID-19 in the outdoors. For more information, please visit parks.ca.gov/FlattenTheCurve.
Admiral William Standley State Recreation Area is at an elevation of 1,700 feet in the Coastal Range and features redwoods. It is located near the headwaters of the south fork of the Eel River.
There are no facilities at this park.
Location - Directions
The park is North of Willits, 14 miles west of Laytonville on Branscomb Road.
The weather can be unpredictable; layered clothing is recommended.