Navarro River Redwoods State Park RV & Campground Guide

California

If you want to see some of California's finest Sequoia trees, visit Navarro River Redwoods State Park. This second-growth redwood forest stretches for over 11 miles along the Navarro River to the Pacific Ocean's confluence. Navarro River Redwoods State Park is located within Mendocino County about 10 miles west of Navarro, 7 miles north of Elk, and 7 miles east of Albion. If you travel in the fall and winter months, you can expect highs in the 60s and lows in the 40s. For those traveling in the spring and summer, the temperatures range from the 40s to the low 80s.

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Weather
Spring 43-66 F
Summer 52-82 F
Fall 48-74 F
Winter 41-60 F
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Nearby Cities
Elk, CA
Albion, CA
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Navarro River Redwoods State Park

By RVing and camping near the Navarro River Redwoods State Park, you can fully immerse yourself in the beauty of this forested area. An RV will give you plenty of amenities to stay comfortable as you reconnect with nature.

With a rental from RVshare, you can enjoy your vacation at your own pace. You never have to worry about reservations or staying in a questionable hotel. There is a wide selection of vehicles to rent, including budget-friendly campervans and luxurious motorhomes. Plus, you'll get to stay at some cool campgrounds in the Navarro River area.

Paul M. Dimmick Campground

This 27-site campground is located inside the Navarro River Redwoods State Park. For many of the sites, the Navarro River is only a few feet away. The Dimmick Campground is generally better at accommodating smaller RVs as the larger vehicles might have trouble turning around the grounds. While day use of the park is free, it does cost $25 per night. There are discounts for senior travelers.

Water hookup: Yes

Electrical hookup: No

Sewer hookup: No

Pet-friendly: Yes

Other amenities: Picnic tables, flush toilets, and fire rings

Pomo RV Park and Campground

Located just a few minutes from the Mendocino Coast, Pomo RV Park and Campground has been a favorite spot for many years in the area. This family-owned campground has been in business for over two decades, and it offers something for all types of RVers. You'll have access to large hookup sites that you can rent for $49 per night. There are also plenty of amenities, including cable, mail services, and Wi-Fi.

Water hookup: Yes

Electrical hookup: Yes

Sewer hookup: Yes

Wi-Fi: Yes

Pet-friendly: Yes

Other amenities: Coin-operated laundry facilities, hot showers, and dump station

Hidden Pines RV Park Campground

Located near the Pacific Ocean, Hidden Pines RV Park Campground is ideal for those who want full-size lots next to a beach. Since it's by Fort Bragg, you can enjoy the bike trails, shopping, restaurants, a boat harbor, and the Mendocino Botanical Gardens. This campground is open throughout the year, and you'll need to make reservations during the busy summer season. Some of the on-site amenities include dump tanks, cable television, and garbage services.

Water hookup: Yes

Electrical hookup: Yes

Sewer hookup: Yes

Wi-Fi: Yes

Pet-friendly: Yes

Other amenities: Campfire rings, picnic tables, showers, and restrooms

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What to Do at
Navarro River Redwoods State Park

Inside Navarro River Redwoods State Park

Canoeing and kayaking on the river are some popular activities in the park, especially in the winter and spring months. If you visit during the fishing season, you'll get the chance to catch steelheads in the river. Camping is another popular activity, and you can find first-come, first-serve sites at Dimmick Campground and Navarro Beach. For those interested in native wildlife, you'll have plenty of opportunities to view black-tail deer, raccoons, and belted kingfishers. Of course, simply gazing at the beautiful redwood tree is worth the trip to the park.

Outside Navarro River Redwoods State Park

Since Navarro River Redwoods State Park is near the Pacific Ocean, you can find many places to spend the day at the beach. There are also many spots to dine and shop within the nearby Albion and Elk towns. The area surrounding the park is breathtaking, and you'll want to get out and explore everything it has to offer its visitors.

Restaurants

Albion River Inn

Albion River Inn offers spectacular ocean-front dining for its guests as you enjoy a delicious meal on the Mendocino Coast. The bar and restaurant are both open for dinner, and they welcome guests of the resort as well as visitors. The menu features Californian-inspired dishes and a long list of regional wines.

Type: New American

Location: Albion, CA

Little River Inn Restaurant

If you are looking for some great breakfast and dinner options, then you'll want to stop by the Little River Inn Restaurant. You can enjoy homemade eggs Benedict with a gorgeous view of the Pacific Ocean. If you would rather come at dinnertime, the menu features fresh seafood and steaks.

Type: American

Location: Little River, CA

The Flats Cafe

Those who prefer to enjoy some comfort food will want to stop by The Flats Cafe. This small restaurant is located inside the Albion River Campground, but anyone can order at this location. Their menu features breakfast items, sandwiches, and burgers.

Type: American

Location: Albion, CA

Shopping

Navarro General Store

On your trip, you'll want to stop in Navarro General Store and stock up on supplies. This general store is considered a historic spot, and it opens up the doors to musicians, artists, and tourists throughout the year. You can get some staples for the RV or grab a made-to-order sandwich at the deli counter. In addition to food, the Navarro General Store sells gasoline, diesel, and propane too.

Location: Navarro, CA

Albion Grocery

Albion Grocery is another great spot for those traveling throughout the Albion area. This store has a wide selection of locally grown produce and fresh fish. You can also enjoy their health and gourmet food items. If you want to taste some regional wine, they have some local specialties in this grocery shop.

Location: Albion, CA

Safeway

Located in Fort Bragg, Safeway is a popular supermarket chain in the area. This store carries everything from brand-name products to house-label groceries. You can even find a large selection of bakery items and deli products.

Location: Fort Bragg, CA

Sightseeing

Hendy Woods State Park

Like Navarro River Redwoods State Park, Hendy Woods is another old-growth redwood forest, and it's a popular spot for camping. This park is also located close to the wineries of Anderson Valley. At one time, it was privately held land, but it is now a part of the California State Park system.

Location: Philo, CA

Greenwood State Beach

The Greenwood State Beach is located just off Highway 1. There are plenty of options to relax on the beach and take in the beautiful shoreline. While you are there, you'll want to stop by the Visitor Center and Museum. The tiny museum features antiques and photos from the town's lumber mill days.

Location: Elk, CA

Point Arena Lighthouse Museum

This historic lighthouse is nestled on the coast of Mendocino County. The lighthouse is one of the tallest in the state, and you can take a tour of the grounds. Be sure to visit the gift shop and the small museum.

Location: Point Arena, CA

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How to Get to
Navarro River Redwoods State Park

Navarro River Redwoods State Park is easy to reach by taking State Highway 1 to State Highway 128. The entrance for the park is about 2 miles east of the junction at State Highway 1. If you're looking for the Navarro Beach Campground, it is near the Navarro River on the Pacific Ocean. The access road for the campground is on the south side of the Navarro River Bridge.

Entering Navarro River Redwoods State Park

The park is open from sunrise to sunset, and you will need to purchase a park pass for your visit. The State of California does allow you to pre-purchase your passes online, and they offer discounts for seniors, California residents, and visitors with disabilities.

Per oversized vehicle (RV) : $75

Anyone who wants to see the iconic redwoods of the California coastline should check out Navarro River Redwoods State Park. You can also enjoy many of the local activities, such as kayaking and fishing. Of course, an RV rental from RVshare can make the trip that much better. You'll have the freedom to move throughout the area and see the sights at your pace. As you travel down the road, don't forget about us. We want to hear your stories, and you can tag us on social media. You can also share your adventures by sending your road trip pictures to [email protected] We may feature your trip on our next blog or social media post.