Address: 12600 River Road, Guerneville, California 95446
GPS: 38.506025, -122.955747
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Local Directions: Located 12 miles West of 101 on River Road. We are 1.5 miles West of Hacienda Bridge and 5 miles East of Guerneville on the North side of River Road. Travel North on 101 past Santa Rosa. Take the River Road Exit # 494 just past Sutter Hospital and turn left over the overpass heading west on River road towards Guerneville and the Russian River. Schoolhouse Canyon is 12 miles West of 101 on the North side of River Road (opposite the Russian River).

Contact Information
Local Phone: 1-707-869-2311
Website: http://www.schoolhousecanyon.c...

Memorial Day weekend to October 1
Check In: 1 PM to 9 PM Fri & Sat; 1 PM to 8 PM Sun -Thurs
Check Out: 11 AM

30 RV Sites, 5 Electric and Water, 25 No Hookup

Daily Rates: $42.00 - $62.00
Payment Methods: Cash

Facilities & Services
Bathhouse / Restrooms, Hot Showers


All Ages, Pet Restrictions

Max RV Length 23 ft
Total Sites30
RV Sites30
Max RV Length23 ft
Electric and Water (5)No Hookup (25)
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2 star rating
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1 star rating
Worst camping experience ever
September 8, 2020
1. Cleanest bathrooms!
2. Nice hand soap

1. It is very loud, 50 yards from River Road, traffic all night.
2. To get to the river, children must cross a busy street w/semi-trucks.
3 Inconvenient to carry kids, + supplies across river road + guard rails, curbs, a locked gate, and dirt stairs if you use strollers.
4. Dirty swimming area, dusty, muddy, with rocks. Your kids will be covered in mud.
5. Your campsite will be too close to other tents about 10 feet away.
6. There's no cell signal or internet connectivity, so there's no way to locate other points of interest outside this campground without asking the owner.
7. The owner, Ranger Chris, is a hostile host.

You're staying in someone's personal domain, as I learned too late. On our first night Ranger Chris vehemently confronted me with an ultimatum, "Last warning. You, your kid and your dog either get in your tent and go to bed now or you will be removed from my property tonight!" It was just after dinner at about 8-9 PM. We weren't playing music. My little dog is friendly and doesn't bark. I'm sure I was bothering no one, but Ranger Chris. We split 2 bottles of white wine between 3 adults. That's 3.5 glasses each. I know about nuisance campers. No one found us a nuisance except owner Chris. The kids were playing with our little dog & he wandered outside our designated space twice.

We stayed here in a Tent.
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3 star rating
A midway campground
June 5, 2015
I think of this campground as a great place for people who want to go camping but are not exactly keen about the great outdoors. It's close enough to town to make you not feel isolated, but it does have that woodsy feel, with the redwood trees surrounding you and all. The campsites are decently sized but too close together for privacy. Some sites are located too close to the road so they get traffic noise. The facilities are clean and well-maintained. It has a station for washing up, restrooms and hot-water showers. Dogs are welcome except for the aggressive breeds. The manager takes his job seriously and boots out people who disturb quiet time at night. So if you want to party the night away, this won't be a good place for you to stay. Otherwise it's a nice enough campground, a midway point for people who want to camp but aren't big on roughing it out.

We stayed here in a Tent.
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