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Russian Gulch / Mendocino Headlands / Van Damme
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Van Damme State Park ! Wel come Russian Gulch and Mendocino Headlands State Parks (707) 937-5804 OCCUPANCY Eight people are allowed per family campsite. FIRES AND FIREWOOD Please be cautious when building fires—wildfire danger is especially high during the summer. Fires are allowed only in established fire rings or camp stoves. Do not build ground fires outside the fire rings or leave campfires unattended. Do not gather firewood in the park—the nutrients must be allowed to recycle back into the ecosystem. You may purchase firewood at the Entrance Station and Camp Host Site. The sale of firewood provides funds for the Mendocino Area Park Association. These funds support interpretive programs in the park. VEHICLE PARKING You may have only three licensed pieces of equipment (including trailers and vehicles) in each campsite. All motorized vehicles are subject to fees. Call for information on the extra vehicle charge. For parking purposes, trailers are considered vehicles. CHECKOUT TIME Checkout time is noon. Please vacate your site by that time. DOGS Dogs must be kept on a leash no longer than six feet and under control at all times. They are not permitted in buildings or on most trails. Dogs must be confined to a vehicle or tent from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. SPEED LIMIT Though the maximum speed limit is 15 mph, when pedestrians, bicyclists and children are present, even 15 mph might be too fast. Use good judgement. 64 62 60 58 63 61 65 68 56 67 59 55 57 70 69 54 52 71 51 53 31 50 Campground 49 47 72 Host 48 46 73 43 42 45 74 44 38 40 41 39 33 34 35 37 36 32 To Mendocino 66 Van Damme State Park Bog Little River 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 13 12 7 10 8 9 11 Visitor Campground Center Host Day-Use 14 15 16 17 21 18 19 20 To Little River Inn Phone Showers Restrooms 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 (maps not to scale) © 2002 California State Parks (rev. 11/2007) LEGEND Ranger Station To Fern Canyon Trail Parking RV Sanitation Accessible Features Hiking Trail Hike/Bike Campsite Campfire Center Picnic Area Vista Point Locked Gate Road Group Camping En Route Camping QUIET HOURS Quiet hours are from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. To ensure an enjoyable experience for everyone, please do not disturb other campers, regardless of the time of day or night. NOISE Radios and other soundproducing devices must not be audible beyond your immediate campsite, regardless of the time of day or night. Engine driven generators or other devices are not to be operated between the hours of 8 p.m. and 10 a.m. MOUNTAIN BIKES Use designated paved roads, dirt roads and trails. All other areas are closed to mountain bikes. For emergencies call 2 ANIMAL WARNING Raccoons and foraging birds may come into the campground at any time of the day or night. Please lock all food in your food locker. If the site does not have a locker, put all food in your vehicle and cover it with a Mendocino blanket or towel. Headlands Do not keep State Park food in your 1 d tent or sleeping oa e R 08 k a 4 area, in exposed ice le L TY Litt OUN chests, or on storage shelves. C Place all garbage in dumpsters as soon as possible—do not allow it to Jackson accumulate. green Ever ing cO cean © 2002 California State Parks (rev. 11/2007) N Ri o. Bi r Rg d. ve ouse Ford H Blow Hole 4 8 10 5 6 7 9 Recreation Hall To Picnic Area & Headland Lans . er Dr Hees n Kaste Heeser Dr. t Goand Isla c i fi Campground 19 20 24 To Waterfall 21 22 Host 18 23 17 25 26 27 Russi 13 14 15 16 an G 28 29 30 ulch Creek 1 3 11 12 t Stree Main Portuguese Beach Pa 1 911 Day Use Only (No camping) Lake Little Ukiah Russian Gulch State Park Big River Beach Big River CAMPING RESERVATIONS You may make camping reservations up to seven months and no less than 48 hours in advance by calling 1-800-444-7275 (TTY 1-800274-7275). Reservations may be charged to your VISA®, Discover® or MasterCard®. To make online reservations, visit our Web site at www.parks.ca.gov.