Burlington Campground

Humboldt Redwoods State Park

Humboldt Redwoods State Park

Burlington Campground, Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

Burlington Campground

Humboldt Redwoods State Park Attractions

Humboldt Redwoods State Park is the guardian of thousands of acres of old-growth coastal redwoods.

  • Over 100 miles of trails for hikers, cyclists, and horseback riders
  • Drive along the Avenue of the Giants and visit groves of towering redwoods
  • Fish, boat, and swim in the Eel River
  • Visitors Center with exhibits, displays, theater, books, and the famous Kellogg Travel Log
  • Junior Rangers program
  • Daily campfire programs
  • Watch for wildlife such as black-tailed deer, chipmunks, raccoons, and perhaps even a bobcat, coyote, or black bear
  • Bird watchers look for red-tailed hawks, wild turkeys, ospreys, and golden eagles
  • Fish for steelhead trout in the Eel River

Key Campground Regulations

  1. Wood collecting is not allowed, including twigs and leaves.
  2. Generators may only be operated sparingly from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
  3. Bears: Properly store food and scented items to prevent bears from getting to them.

Burlington Campground

Burlington Campground is one of the most popular campgrounds in Humboldt Redwoods State Park. The campground is along the Avenue of the Giants, adjacent to the Visitor Center, and near the South Fork of the Eel River. A summer bridge across the river allows access to hiking trails there.

Burlington Campground has 58 campsites. Of those, 23 are designated for tents only and the remainder for RVs, trailers, and tents. Some of the sites are rather close together. Old stumps left over from logging days are popular for children to climb and play around. The campground includes 3 Hike & Bike campsites.

Campground Basics
Location: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, off Highway 101, 1 mile south of Weott
Elevation: 184 feet
Camping season: Open year-round
Number of Sites: 58
Max. People per Site: 8 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 1 vehicle and 1 legally towed vehicle or trailer (fee for additional vehicle)
Pets: On leash, always attended
Park Headquarters: (707) 946-2409

Reservations available: year-round for many sites, others first come, first served
Booking Window: Reservations can be made from 2 days up to 7 months in advance of arrival date.
New dates are made available in 1-month blocks on the first of each month.
Maximum Vehicle Length: RVs 33 feet, trailers 24 feet
ADA accessible sites: Some accessible sites available
Fees: $35 plus an $8 reservation fee
Online Reservations: Burlington Campground Reservations
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, Noon

Burlington Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, food locker, fire grill; no hook-ups
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, tap water, campfire center
Showers: Yes, 25 cents for 2 minutes
Dump Station: No
Campground Map: Humboldt Redwoods Campground Map
Nearby attractions: Hiking trails through groves of redwoods, Eel River, Visitor Center, Avenue of the Redwoods, Gould Grove

Eel River, Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

Eel River at Humboldt Redwoods State Park

Reservations Tips

Reservations for all Humboldt Redwoods State Park campsites are available from 2 days up to 7 months in advance. Reservations become available in one-month blocks on the first of the month, 7 months in advance. For example, on January 1 campsite reservations become available for all of July.

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