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ATTENTION CAMPERS: ATTENTION CAMPERS: Reservations may be made through the park at (707) 925-6482 for the following sites: 1, 15-22, 24, 26, 28-29, 31, 36-44, 46, 55, 58-68, 70-71, 75, 101, 105, 110, 114-123, 125, 128-129, 139, 142, 147-150, and 158.

Standish-Hickey has 161 campsites. For information on group camping, contact the Standish-Hickey Entrance Kiosk at (707) 925-6482.

STANDISH-HICKEY SRA, CA

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Description

Season for Peak Fees: 05/15 to 10/15

At the "gateway to the tall trees country", Standish-Hickey State Recreation Area offers camping, picnicking, hiking, fishing, and swimming on South Fork of the Eel River which winds through the park for almost two miles. One of the few virgin redwood stands remaining in this area can be seen on the Grove Trail.

Standish-Hickey began as a 40-acre campground acquired by the Save-the-Redwoods League in 1922. It was named to honor Edward Ritter Hickey local lumberman who died of influenza while caring for the victims of the epidemic of 1918. In the late 1950's, the Standish family donated over five hundred acres, and additional acquisitions through the years have brough the park's total acreage to 1,012. Much of the land, clear-cut and then burned over in a disastrous fire in the mid-1940's is just now regaining its former beauty.

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Park Kiosk Hours:

  • Hi Season: 8am-10pm
  • Lo Season: Varies

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Comfort Station
  • Disabled Access Site
  • Dock, Accessible
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Hiking Trails
  • Nature Trails
  • Parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Tables
  • Ranger Station
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Telephone
Alerts and Important Information
Your DMV Disabled Placard/License Plate does not automatically give you a discount on your campsite. You will need to obtain a CA State park-issued Disabled Discount Pass (DDP) or Distinguished Veterans Pass (DVP). Individual campsites-Maximum allowable stay is thirty (30) nights per calendar year per park, with no more than fifteen (15) of these nights permitted during the summer season (May 1 through September 30). Group and Environmental campsites-Maximum allowable stay is fourteen (14) nights per calendar year per park, with no more than seven (7) nights of consecutive use per visit. After maximum allowable consecutive use has been reached no person or equipment may re-enter the same park to use any camping facilities until the expiration of at least two nights (48 hours).
  • Maximum vehicle length in Redwood Campground is 18 feet due to steep narrow access road.
  • No trailers of any length allowed in Redwood Campground. No utility trailers or U-Haul trailers carrying camping gear are allowed on the Redwood Campground loop road.
  • 2014 Reservation Period:

  • Sites 1-35: Reservations available All Year
  • Sites 36-98: Reservations available May 15 - October 15; Closed when not on reservations.
  • Sites 100-162: Reservations available July 1 - September 15; Closed when not on reservations.
  • Getting There:

    1.5 miles north of Leggett, CA on Highway 101.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    STANDISH-HICKEY SRA
    69350 HIGHWAY 101, #2
    LEGGETT CA 95585

    Phone Number:

    Project Office:(707)925-6482