Benbow Lake SRA Campground California

1600 Highway 101
Garberville, California 95542
707 247-3318

Benbow Lake SRA Campground has 75 single-family campsites and is located next to the South Fork Eel River and surrounded by conifer-covered hills. Be advised that you will have some freeway noise from Highway 101.  Although there is no longer a lake here, the area offers a variety of outdoor recreation.

Campground amenities include drinking water, flush toilets, showers and dump station. Campsites can accommodate tents, trailers (up to 24 feet) and RVs (up to 30 feet). Two campsites (76 & 77) have electric hookups. Each site also has a table, fire ring and grate. Hike & bike campsites are also available. Firewood is also available for purchase at the campground. Generators can be operated between 10am and 8pm.  Check in time is 2pm and check out is 12pm.

Area Recreation & Activities

Outdoor recreation in the area includes fishing, swimming, tubing, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, mountain biking, picnicking and wildlife viewing.

You may also like Standish-Hickey SRA or Richardson Grove State Park.

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Best Campsites

10, 11, 33-39, 41-44, 46, 55, 57, 59, 60, 62-66, 68, 70-75

Campsite Types
  • ADA
  • Hike/Bike
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer

MId May – Mid September



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  • Bathhouse
  • BBQ Grills
  • Campground Host
  • Campsite Tables
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electrical Hookup
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Grills
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Recycling Center
  • Restrooms (Flush Toilets)
  • Showers
  • Beach
  • Beach Access
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating (non motorized)
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • Paddle boarding (SUP)
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • River
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Walking Trails
  • Wildlife Viewing

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