Hammerhorn Campground

Area Status: Closed
Hammerhorn Lake and Campground

At Hammerhorn there are nine campsites and three bathrooms including one accessible site and bathroom. There is access to potable water spigots. There is a trailer pull through site. It is not paved. The location is mostly a coniferous/fir forested area with smaller deciduous trees/bushes. The campground sits a short distance above the lake. The accessible trail around the lake is about 40% complete. There is a five-acre lake for trout fishing. Calif. Department of Fish & Wildlife stocks the lake in early summer. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed due to safety hazards from the 2018 Ranch Fire and 2020 August Complex
Reservations: None
Area Amenities: Camping trailer,Toilets
Fees: $8
Water: Potable
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


Highway 101 - 12 miles north of Willits, California turn right on Highway 162 to Covelo. One and one half mile north of Covelo turn right on Highway 162 East, go 11 miles to Eel River Work Center. Located 18 miles north of Eel River Work Center via Road M1 (Indian Dick Road).

Lat - 39° 56' 58.57080", Long - 122° 59' 26.7432"


Accessible facilities include: restroom, picnic tables and the Hammerhorn Trail (1/4 mi.) which leads along the lake shore from the accessible campground to two fully accessible fishing piers.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

9 tables, fire rings, stoves, piped water, 3 vault toilets, and  fishing piers.

No. of Sites 9

RV Camping

Accomodates up to 30 foot trailers

Lake and Pond Fishing

Boating - Non-Motorized


Camping trailer: 30 foot trailers

Related Information

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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3,500 feet