Agate Campground

California's Best Camping

Patrick's Point State Park, California
Patrick's Point State Park, California

Agate Campground

Patrick's Point State Park


Agate Campground

Agate Campground is one of 3 campgrounds at spectacular Patrick's Point State Park, 25 miles north of Eureka. Visitors to Agate Campground are next to the Agate Beach day-use area and a trail leading down to Agate Beach (shown above). Some campsites in the campground have views of the ocean and beach. Also nearby is Sumeg, a recreated Yurok Village.

Agate Campground has 39 campsites spread along a meandering road. All of the campsites in Agate Campground can accommodate RVs, trailers, and tents. Campsites #100-104 are designated as Premium sites. Some sites may be available as first-come, first served. Red Alder Group Campsite is located near Agate Campground and Sumeg Village. A Hike & Bike campsite is near the Bishop Pine Group Picnic Area and Patrick's Point.


Agate Campground Basics
Agate Campground Location: 4150 Patrick's Point Drive, Trinidad - 25 miles north of Eureka
Elevation: 120 feet
Camping Season: Open year-round
Number of Sites: 39
Max. People per Site: 8 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 1 vehicle and 1 legally towed vehicle or trailer (fee per night for additional vehicle)
Pets: On leash, always attended
Operated by California State Parks
Patrick's Point State Park Headquarters: (707) 677-3570

Reservations for Agate Campground
Reservations Available Reservations can be made for camping dates from May through December. Other times of year campsites are first-come, first-served.
Booking Window: Reservations can be made from 2 days up to 6 months in advance of arrival date.
Maximum Vehicle Length: 31 feet
Wheelchair accessible Sites: #91, 92, 94, accessible restroom
Fees: Standard sites - $35 plus an $8 reservation fee
Premium sites - $45
Online Reservations at ReserveCalifornia: Agate Campground Reservations
or call (800) 444-PARK (7275) between 8 AM and 6 PM
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, Noon

Agate Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, bear-resistant food locker, fire grill
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, tap water
Showers: Yes, 25 cents for 2 minutes
Dump Station: Along main road
Campground Map: Patrick's Point Campgrounds Map
Attractions near Agate Campground: Visit Sumeg Village. Follow the trail to Agate Beach. (Swimming is not advised.) Take the 2-mile Rim Trail. Stop by Ceremonial Rock, Lookout Rock, and Wedding Rock. Spend time in the Visitor Center. Children can join the Junior Ranger program. Enjoy ranger-led Campfire Programs. Explore the tide pools. Venture out to Patrick's Point and Palmer's Point for ocean views.

Wedding Rock, Patrick's Point State Park, CA

Wedding Rock

Red Alder Group Camp

Red Alder Group Camp is located close to Penn Campground. The group camp can accommodate from 9 to 100 people and as many as 34 vehicles. The campsite has a BBQ grill, picnic tables, a fire ring, restrooms with flush toilets and showers, and a covered cook area with hot and cold water.
Fee: $300 per night, plus a $150 permit fee.
Reservations: Call the park directly to make a reservation at (707) 677-3110.



Agate Campground, Patrick's Point State Park, CA

Agate Campground

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Patrick's Point State Park Attractions

Patrick's Point State Park along the rugged Humboldt County coast offers a variety of recreation and sight-seeing opportunities. Campers at Agate Campground are next to the trail leading down to beautiful Agate Beach.

  • Stop by the Visitor Center and tour the exhibits.
  • Hike out and up to the summits of Ceremonial Rock and Lookout Rock with spectacular vistas.
  • Take the trail to the top of popular Wedding Rock. Watch for passing whales.
  • Enjoy hiking through spruce, hemlock, pine, fir, and red alder forests.
  • Gaze across meadows of wildflowers in the spring.
  • Explore tide pools and search for agates on the beach.
  • Watch for passing whales from the high bluffs.
  • Visit Sumeg, a recreated Yurok Village; tour a Native American plant garden.


Key Agate Campground Regulations

  1. Wood collecting is not permitted, including twigs and leaves.
  2. Quiet Hours are from 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM.
  3. Generators may only be operated sparingly from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
  4. Avoid problems with bears by storing food and scented items in bear-resistant lockers. Or lock food in a hard-topped car or in a car trunk.
  5. Bicycles are only allowed on paved roads.

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General Camping Information

Not all campsites can accommodate trailers or RVs of all lengths. If using a reservation site, check to be sure your vehicle will fit your campsite.

Accessible Sites

Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate.