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. Campers at Nickel Creek Campground have a secluded beach within steps of their tents. Other attractions around the Redwood Empire are nearby.

  • Wander the trails in Jedediah Smith State Park. Fish or swim in the Smith River.
  • Visit beautiful Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park which spreads over 14,000 acres. Watch for wandering herds of elk, enjoy old-growth redwoods, and hike up the Fern Canyon trail.
  • Explore the scenic wonders of Patrick Point State Park. Stand on Wedding Rock and venture down to Agate Beach.
  • Richardson Grove State Park offers magnificent redwoods and excellent campgrounds.
  • Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park is a secluded redwoods park off the main highway.
  • Drive south to Humboldt Redwoods State Park with the Avenue of the Giants.
  • Visit Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park.

Nearby Campgrounds

Del Norte County

Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park

Six Rivers National Forest

Nickel Creek Campground

Nickel Creek 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 Campground has 5 first-come, first-served campsites. A free camping permit is 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.

Nickel Creek Campground Basics
Nickel Creek Campground 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
Attractions near Nickel Creek Campground: Enderts Beach is close by. The Pacific Ocean spreads before you.

trail to Nickel Creek Campground, Redwood National Park

Nickel Creek Campground Trailhead

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