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Austin Creek State Recreation Area

17000 Armstrong Woods Road
Guerneville, CA 95446
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Austin Creek State Recreation Area is adjacent to Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve and is accessed through the same entrance. With open woodlands, rolling hills, and meadows, its topography offers a strong contrast to the dense, primeval redwood forest below.

A paradise for the hiker and equestrian, Austin Creek rewards the explorer with twenty miles of trails and panoramic wilderness views, back-country camping, and Bullfrog Pond Campground- accessible by vehicle. The park's rugged topography, with elevations ranging from 150-1500 feet in elevation, offers a sense of isolation from the accustomed sights and sounds of civilization.

Be advised that vehicle access to the park and campground is by way of a steep, narrow, winding, 2.5-mile-long, mountain road. For safety reasons, no vehicle over 20 feet in length is allowed on this road. Vehicles with trailers or other towed vehicles are also prohibited.

Licensed anglers are permitted to fish in Bullfrog Pond, however all rules and regulations do apply. Firewood is available upon request. Gathering or collecting wood from Austin Creek SRA or Armstrong SNR is NOT permitted.
Camping Amenities:
Pet Friendly
Tent Sites
Total Units: 23
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"Nice variety in terrain, pretty, clean, great staff"

We came to Austin creek to camp at Bullfrog Pond, as our reservation at Julia Pfeiffer SP was cancelled due to the rains. I was pleasantly surprised that Bullfrog Pond campground was in the middle of...Read Full Review

"Hiking in Austin Creek State Recreational Area"

The hike from Vista Point and Gilliam Creek Trail is sometimes challenging but always beautiful...taking you on a path that drops 900 ft. in elevation, crosses the creek several times, and brings you...Read Full Review

"Beautiful Park!"

I loved visiting this Park, Great place to visit to go for a walk or to just spend the day. I will definitely return.Read Full Review

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