Gold Bluffs Beach Campground (Redwood National Park)

State: Northern California

Short Name: Gold Bluffs Beach Campground

Address 1: Redwood National Park

Address 2: 50 miles north of Eureka and 25 miles south of Crescent City on Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway off of Highway 101

Open: Open all year

Open all Year: Yes

Number of Sites: 26

Camp URL:

Full Hook: Yes

National Park: 261

Set aside in the early 1920’s by the forethought of the people of California and the generosity of the Save-the-Redwoods League, Prairie Creek is a sanctuary of old growth coast redwood.

Prairie Creek offers hiking, nature study, wildlife viewing, beach combing, picnicking, a visitor center with exhibits and a nature store.

Experience the wild Pacific coastline and wake up next to Roosevelt elk in the Gold Bluffs Beach Campground, which provides easy access to a secluded stretch of beach, Fern Canyon, and 70 miles of hiking and biking trails.

Location: Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, 10 miles north of Orick, Calif. on Davison Road (dirt).

Open: All year

Sites: 26 RV or tent, 3 environmental campsites

Facilities: Solar showers, restrooms, wind shelters, fire pits and barbecues

Vehicle Length Limit: 24-foot RV, no trailers

Fees: $35 per vehicle, $20 for environmental sites, $8 for day-use only

Reservations: None. Sites available on a first-come, first-served basis.