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Hendy Woods State Park

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18599 Philo Greenwood Rd, Boonville, CA 95466-9406
+1 707-937-5804
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Great campground with many great spots in beautiful park

The campground offers two loops both with some great spots offering shade, space and privacy. There... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2017
Robert V
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Chatsworth, California, United States
Pretty pretty

As an out of towner, the views here did not disappoint and were worth the drive. Not much more else... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2017
JLD_Cali70
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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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A great place to hike and camp among the Redwoods.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“old growth” (7 reviews)
“small park” (4 reviews)
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18599 Philo Greenwood Rd, Boonville, CA 95466-9406
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Reviewed July 13, 2017

The campground offers two loops both with some great spots offering shade, space and privacy. There are showers and the restrooms are clean. There are various hiking trails to explore from the campground. We were at site 39 which is a nice site but recommend...More

Thank Robert V
Reviewed June 1, 2017

As an out of towner, the views here did not disappoint and were worth the drive. Not much more else to add, other than pack your patience for the road construction along the way.

Thank JLD_Cali70
Reviewed April 15, 2017

Pretty place, full of big Redwoods and trails running through them. A nice place to camp out, or have a family picnic.

Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed April 13, 2017

We went right after a rain and some of the trails had been washed out however we were able to walk through the old growth redwoods. If you have been in an old growth redwood forest, this one might not seem spectacular, but there was...More

Thank KDF32999
Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Title of state park wrong. It is Big Henry State Park. Trees up to over 300 feet high and 14 feet in diameter. Level trail and not a long walk from parking lot. There are some very large trees saved from the ax. Not a...More

Thank TedL1049
Reviewed November 4, 2016

First, this is a great park! Very family friendly, easy to get around, wonderful campground. Second, what you need to know if you want to camp here: There is a "secret" policy which allows some people to book campsites ahead of the usual booking system...More

Thank MikeVdP
Reviewed October 5, 2016

We got married in the picnic area, and it was dreamy. We said our vows under a huge old oak tree, beside ancient redwoods. The park rangers and state parks office were kind and helpful, and did everything they could to make the weekend wonderful...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed September 26, 2016

The park is a few miles north of Philo and is a pleasant stop. There are a series of trails, all easy to moderate, that wander through a very pleasant redwood grove. In addition one of the trails leads down to the river and another...More

1  Thank Art H
Reviewed September 25, 2016

This is one of the few places you can walk through old growth redwoods. Even with the added dust due to our drought, this is a stunning place. You can easily understand why Mr. Hendy wanted to preserve this eco system. The Big Hendy Grove...More

Thank Betsy99
Reviewed September 1, 2016

Small redwood forest, Easy to walk very scenic, and a nice place to escape a hot day. Bike, walk or ride a horse

Thank Aaron337
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Emmy B
March 20, 2017|
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Response from MikeVdP | Reviewed this property |
It really doesn't look like you could get a cot in there. I think you'd be OK with having the cot outside, and maybe you could have a small tent outside, too. There is usually a limit of 8 people per site. Check with the... More
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650lorraine
May 29, 2016|
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Response from dhill100 | Reviewed this property |
It is not a problem. Go to the park website for complete information. We did not camp this last visit, but we have camped here in the past. It is magical camping under the redwoods.
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sunrise716
May 12, 2016|
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Response from dhill100 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed on leashes in the park. The river area in the park is wide and flat so a great place for the dogs to run and fetch but it is very rocky. Another idea is to go all the way to the coastal access area where the... More
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