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Manchester State Beach Campgrounds

5 reviews
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good20%
  • Average20%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible0%
2 Jun 2016
“A modest campground for those who like the exact opposite of the KOA Kampground nearby”
26 Sep 2014
“Great quiet campground close to nature”
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

First off I need to correct TripAdvisor's listing. This campground isn't in Point Arena, a town six miles to the south. It's in the town of Manchester, CA, which has about 450 residents, one general store and not much else of interest to travelers. Also,...More

Thank Lee T
Reviewed 26 September 2014

My husband and I loved this campground. The sites are spaced far apart which is nice for some privacy and quiet. At night you could hear the roar of the ocean and in the morning we got to drink coffee while watching a doe and...More

1  Thank Karalyn T
Reviewed 13 September 2014

There is not much to save this camp ground, really. It's a "beach" campground without the beach anywhere easily accessible. About a half mile away there is a cliff you can sit and drink coffee or wine at, and that's pretty, but you have to...More

Thank Vallianm
Reviewed 21 August 2014

This is not a hotel. This is a campground! If you want to get away this is a good spot. Limited cell service. The campgrounds has piped water and pit toilets. The pit toilets will scare away most of the people(city slickers?), but the area...More

1  Thank Steve T
Reviewed 18 July 2013

This is a wonderful campground. My girlfriend and I were disappointed with the camping along the coast. Everything seemed to be expensive spots that were more of adventure parks than camping spots. While driving we decided to turn off to the beach in Manchester State...More

5  Thank Mwilenchik
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State beach amongst the sand dunes.
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"The two small outhouses in the middle of the campground are stinky. The larger vault toilets are fine."
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"The beach entrance is on the right side. Follow the path and signs. Otherwise you can be trudging around in..."
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