Van Damme State Park Campground
Van Damme State Park Campground is found along the Mendocino coast, a few miles south of the town of Mendocino. Van Damme State Park offers some of the best camping in the area with campsites along the Little River and others higher on a ridge in an area known as Highland Meadow. Visitors to Van Damme State Park enjoy the beach set in a protected cove, scuba diving, abalone fishing, kayaking, hiking, and sight-seeing.
Van Damme State Park Campground has 68 campsites. Five of the sites at the eastern end of the campground are designated for tents-only, while the rest can accommodate RVs, trailers, and tents. In addition, there are 9 environmental campsites requiring a couple of miles of hiking up Little River from the main campground. Van Damme State Park also has a Hike & Bike campsite and a Group Campsite.
General Camping Information
Opening and closing dates of campgrounds are only estimates, usually dependent on snow conditions. Not all campsites can accommodate trailers or RVs of all lengths. Check carefully on the website when you make your reservation to be sure your vehicle will fit your campsite.
In order to prevent the spread of invasive insects, purchase firewood locally.
Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate.