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RUSSIAN GULCH SP, CA

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Russian Gulch State Park is known for the heavily forested Russian Gulch Creek Canyon, a headland that features the Punch Bowl, (a large collapsed sea cave with churning water), and a beach that offers swimming, tidepool exploring, skin diving and rock fishing. Inland, there is a 36-foot waterfall...

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Description

Russian Gulch State Park is known for the heavily forested Russian Gulch Creek Canyon, a headland that features the Punch Bowl, (a large collapsed sea cave with churning water), and a beach that offers swimming, tidepool exploring, skin diving and rock fishing. Inland, there is a 36-foot waterfall. Hikers enjoy miles of hiking trails. The park also has a paved three-mile bicycle trail.

Check the State Parks website for additional information on the weather, suggested day hikes, or to see the park brochure, campground map, park photos, video, and more. Information available will vary from park to park.Click here

Park Kiosk Hours:

  • Hi Season: 8am-10pm
  • Lo Season: Varies
Season for Peak Fees: 05/15 to 09/15

Russian Gulch State Park is known for the heavily forested Russian Gulch Creek Canyon, ocean headlands that features the Punch Bowl (a large, collapsed sea cave with churning water), and a beach that offers swimming, tidepool exploring, and skin diving. Inland, there is a 36-foot waterfall. Hikers enjoy miles of hiking trails. The park also has limited bicycle trails.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • ADA Access
  • Comfort Station
  • Disabled Access Site
  • Fishing
  • Group Picnicking
  • Hiking Trails
  • Iron Ranger
  • Parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Ranger Station
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Skin Diving
  • Telephone
Within 10 Miles
  • Store - Convenience
Alerts and Important Information
Discount Pass must be presented at the time of check in. 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).

Fees include entry for 1 vehicle and 1 legally towed vehicle or trailer, additional vehicles will be charged per night at the park.
To book a Group site you must have at least NINE occupants.

Family Sites:

  • Reservations available from March 21 - August 31, 2014
  • 1st 1st September 1 - 30, 2014
  • Closed when not on reservations
  • Group Site:
  • Reservations available from March 21 - August 31, 2014
  • 1st 1st September 1 - 30, 2014
  • Closed when not on reservations
  • The park is now site specific. You will be able to choose your site when you make your reservation.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    RUSSIAN GULCH SP
    12301 N. Hwy 1 Box 1
    MENDOCINO  CA  95460

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (707)937-5804