Hendy Woods
State Park Campground

Coastal Redwoods

Redwood tree at Hendy Woods State Park, CA

Hendy Woods Attractions

Hendy Woods State Park is home to groves of towering coast redwoods, fern-lined creeks, and gentle forest creatures. Visitors to Hendy Woods State Park Campground find many wonderful places to explore.

  • Picnic beside the Navarro River, watching for birds and other wildlife.
  • Visit the two groves of redwoods, some trees standing more than 300 feet.
  • Look for black-tailed deer, raccoons, cottontails, gray foxes, and chipmunks.
  • Hike the 1.6-mile Big Hendy Trail and visit Hendy Hermit's hut.
  • Enjoy Junior Ranger nature walks and campfire programs.
  • Stop in the Visitor Center.
  • Swim in the Navarro River during the summer, canoe and kayak in the late winter and early spring.

Key Hendy Woods State Park Campground Regulations

  1. Wood collecting is not allowed, including twigs and leaves. Purchase firewood locally to avoid brining in invasive pests.
  2. Generators may only be operated sparingly from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
  3. Dogs must be kept on leash. They are not permitted on trails and must be kept in a tent or vehicle at night. They may never be left unattended.
  4. Fishing is not allowed in the state park.

Hendy Woods State Park Campground

Hendy Woods State Park offers a peaceful retreat from urban life. Less that 3 hours north of the Bay Area in Mendocino County, Henry Woods is a wonderful weekend camping spot for those looking for a quiet setting among beautiful redwoods. Hendy Woods is 8 miles northwest of Boonville and 22 miles from the coast via Highway 128.

Hendy Woods State Park Campgrounds is seaprated into two loops - Wildcat and Azalea. Within the 2 loops are 85 campsites which can accommodate RVs, trailers, and tents. In addition, the park has 3 cabins which may be rented. They also have a Hike & Bike campsite.

Hendy Woods State Park Campground Basics
Hendy Woods State Park Campground Location: Highway 128, 8 miles northwest of Boonville and 35 miles northwest of Cloverdale
Elevation: 200 feet
Mileage and driving time from gateway city: San Francisco - 122 miles, 2:30
Sacramento - 165 miles, 2:59
Camping season: Open year-round
Number of Sites: 85
Max. People per Site: 8 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 2 if they fit (trailer is a vehicle)
Pets: On leash, always attended
Park Headquarters: (707) 937-5804

Reservations for
Hendy Woods State Park Campground
Reservations Recommended: Late April through September, otherwise first-come, first served
Booking Window: Reservations taken from 2 days up to 6 months in advance of your arrival.
Maximum Vehicle Length: 35 feet
Accessible Sites: #5, 37, 40, 41, Puma Cabin
Fees: $40 - $45, plus reservation fee
(Hike & Bike $5)
Online Reservations at ReserveCalifornia: Hendy Woods State Park Campground Reservations
or call (800) 444-PARK (7275) between 8 AM and 6 PM
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, Noon

Hendy Woods State Park Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, food locker, grill, fire ring
Campground: restrooms with flush toilets, tap water
Showers: Yes, 25 cents for 2 minutes
Dump Station: Yes
Campground Map: Hendy Woods State Park Campground Map
Attractions near Hendy Woods State Park Campground: Enjoy the scenic Navarro River. Stroll along nature trails. Explore two groves of redwoods. Seek out the Hermit's hut. Drive over to the Mendocino coast.

Redwood tree at Hendy Woods State Park, CA

ReserveCalifornia Reservations Tips

California State Parks' new reservation system - ReserveCalifornia - now allows campers "to make reservations 6 months to the day in advance of their arrival date." For example, on January 1 reservations can be made for stays beginning on July 1. In the past, reservations were released in one-month blocks. Now it is day by day. For months with fewer days than the month 6 months away, reservations for the remaining days will be released in a small cluster on the first of the next month. For example, on March 1 (because February is a short month) you can make reservations for stays beginning August 29-31. Read details at ReserveCalifornia.

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