Mattole Beach Campground


Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM

King Range BLM office
Northern California

(707) 986-5400

Mattole Beach Campground

Campground Details

Open: Year Round
Number of Sites: 14

14 campsites among dunes on this windswept beach at north end of King Range. Almost all sites are in the sun. This is a popular area for camping, surfing, and fishing. Campground is northern access point to Lost Coast Trail. A 7 mile (round trip) beach hike leads to the historic Punta Gorda Lighthouse.

Location: Take U. S. 101 exits at Garberville, Honeydew or Ferndale. Follow signs to Petrolia. Turn off of the main road (Mattole Road) onto Lighthouse Road, on the south side of the Mattole River Bridge. Follow Lighthouse Road for 5 miles to the site.

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Amazing spot

This is probably the most beautiful spot I have camped at. Small campground right on the beach - deep within the Lost Coast area. The campground is directly adjacent to the Kings Range Conservation Area. There are miles of untouched beaches to explore. Simply amazing. I was there in October and it wasn't crowded
Feb 26, 2009

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