Nickel Creek Campground

Redwood National Park

Enderts Beach at Nickel Creek

Nickel Creek Campground, Redwood National Park

Nickel Creek Campground

Redwood Empire Attractions

The Redwood Empire includes a number of state and national parks with magnificent groves of old-growth coastal redwoods.

  • Richardson Grove State Park - magnificent redwoods and excellent campgrounds
  • Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park - a secluded redwoods park off the main highway
  • Humboldt Redwoods State Park with the Avenue of the Giants
  • Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park - 14,000 acres with a wandering herd of elk, old-growth redwoods, and 10 miles of beach
  • Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park
  • Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park
  • Redwood National Park

Nearby Campgrounds

Del Norte County

Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park

Six Rivers National Forest

Nickel Creek Campground

Nickel Creek Walk-in Campground has 5 tent-only sites and no drinking water. The little campground is nestled among the bushes near the mouth of Nickel Creek, only a few hundred feet from the ocean. The campground features a lush coastal environment and the beauty of nearby Enderts Beach. While the ½-mile approach hike is steep in places, the camping experience can be rewarding. Campers enjoy secluded beach walks, tide pool explorations, and panoramic views of the Pacific.

Nickel Creek campsites are first come, first served with a free permit obtained from the visitor center or at Redwood National Park Backcountry Camps. Visitors must pack out their garbage. Vault toilets are provided, but difficult to tolerate.

Campground Basics
Location: Enderts Beach Rd. off Highway 101, 2 miles south of Crescent City
Elevation: 150 feet
Nearby Cities: 3 miles south of Crescent City
Number of Sites: 5
Open - Closed: open year-round
Max. People per Site: 6 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 2 (including RV)
Pets: No pets allowed
Campground Office: (707) 465-7335

No Reservations: First come, first served; free permit required
Wheelchair accessible Sites: None
Fees: Free
Check-in, check-out: anytime, Noon

Nickel Creek Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, food locker, fire pits
Campground: Chemical toilets, no potable water
Showers and Laundry: No
Dump station: No
Nearby attractions: Beach, Pacific Ocean

trail to Nickel Creek Campground, Redwood National Park

Nickel Creek Campground Trailhead

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