Hidden Springs Campground

Humboldt Redwoods State Park

Humboldt Redwoods State Park

Hidden Springs Campground, Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

Hidden Springs 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.

Hidden Springs Campground

Hidden Springs Campground is along the Eel River and the Avenue of the Giants in Humboldt Redwoods State Park. The campground is on a hillside in a mixed forest. The South Fork of the Eel is a short walk away and offers swimming, boating, and fishing. A few trails lead from the campground. The campground is 5 miles south of the Visitor Center.

Hidden Springs Campground has 155 campsites. A majority of the sites at Hidden Springs are designated as tent-only. Thirty-four campsites can accommodate RVs, trailers, and tents. Campsites at Hidden Springs offer a little more privacy than at some of the other campgrounds in the park.

Campground Basics
Location: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, off Highway 101, 5½ miles south of Weott at Myers Flat exit
Elevation: 345 feet
Camping season: May through early September
Number of Sites: 155
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 accepted: Most sites can be reserved when campground is open; some sites always 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
wheelchair accessible sites: #6, 43, 117, 119, 148, 149
Fees: $35 plus an $8 reservation fee
Online Reservations: Hidden Springs Campground Reservations
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, Noon

Hidden Springs 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. swimming, fishing, cycling

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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