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San Mateo, California
Reviewed 7 October 2013

The bathrooms were so nice & clean, with handsoap provided, just don't forget your towel! And a shower option available, too. Each site is clean, there were NO bits of trash nor cigarette butts to detract from your experience. The river access was breath taking and peaceful. I got to go swimming my dog, and rest on the bank in...

3Thank Meg S
Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 23 August 2013

I camped at Schoolhouse canyon with my three kids in lot 7. Campground was very clean and well organized. Chris was a great host. Private beach is amazing. All in all, great camping trip and I definitely will return there with the kids.

1Thank Yossi Z
Central coast of California
Reviewed 14 August 2013

We recently made a 6+ hour trip to camp here and visit the Russian River area for the first time from the Central Coast. The campground was easy to find and check-in was a cinch. We were assigned to site 7A which is mid way into the small campground in the family section. This site had an electrical outlet, which...

2Thank firsttimerstomaui
Mountain View, CA
Reviewed 13 August 2013

We stayed here for 2 nights with 2 families (4 adults, 4 kids). We loved it! Chris (the ranger) was very friendly and helped me over the phone to choose a site that would be big enough for all of us to use (7C). We had enough space for both our cars, 2 big tents and had plenty of room...

1Thank Dave W
Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 20 July 2013

This is a very nice campground and the owners/operators are extremely friendly. There is a decent amount of space between the camps and the bathrooms are very clean. We stayed in a camp closer to the road and found that the highway noise was an issue. It's just hard to relax with cars, trucks and motorcycles driving by. There are...

Thank Bill K
Salinas, CA
Reviewed 29 July 2012 via mobile

"Chris" is the camp host we dealt with, and he was efficient and responsive. Things to know: no late check-in; CASH only; the bathroom is sparkling and has wonderful liquid hand soap; quarters needed for showers (one per min, max. ten mins and the water was hot when I used it ); the river is across a dangerous highway so...

3Thank ronsantacruz
Reviewed 17 June 2012

Stayed here few weeks back and campgrounds are big, with good spacing between them all dotted in ancient redwoods. Showers are super nice. The couple that run this place are so laid back and super helpful with tips and recommendations regarding the local area. Right by the lake as well and the owner has created a wicked little walkway down...

2Thank romo_wob
Reviewed 1 June 2012

My boyfriend and I were going to stay in the nearby state park but due to california's lack of funds camping is no longer available. We stumbled on schoolhouse canyon and were so pleased we stayed an extra night. The bathrooms were super clean, the camp spots were clean as well as beautiful and the camp host was friendly and...

Thank Greeneyedyumm
San Francisco
Reviewed 23 August 2011

Campsites are beautiful - tree-lined and shady with camping amenities such as potable water and SUPER clean bathrooms, hot showers and firewood for sale onsite. The location is great - near the river, near wineries and the local watering holes. Pooches are also welcome. The staff is also fantastic - Chris is full of smiles and will go out of...

1Thank shanna_q_leonard
N. California
Reviewed 1 August 2011

We stayed on busy Friday and Saturday night. The staff is very nice, say hello to the dog, also very nice. The wood bundles are a pretty good deal, worth buying it there and not from Safeway or something. They have a nice area across the highway that is on the river...but be careful crossing. Overall it's a pretty nice...

2Thank jwebbca

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Russian River Camping Schoolhouse Canyon Campground has been in continuous operation since the 1960s and is part of the original Ridenhour ranch, which has remained in the family since the 1850s. Please come and relax, camp with us and enjoy the beautiful Russian River valley. We are a perfect home base for wine tasting, canoeing, bicycle tours or even a visit to the coast. We look forward to your stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Schoolhouse Campground

Address: 12600 River Rd, Guerneville, CA 95446-9574
Region: United States > California > Sonoma County > Guerneville
Number of rooms: 45
Also Known As:
Schoolhouse Campground Hotel Guerneville
Schoolhouse Campground Guerneville, CA - Sonoma County
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“Ask for a lot far from River road. Optionally you can also ask for a lot with electricity (and bring electric powered light for the tent).”
 of 5 bubbles yossiz373, 23 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Pick a site away from the main road. Book in advance if you have a group and want a larger site.”
 of 5 bubbles souperdave816, 12 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Choose a camp site away from the road for a better experience.”
 of 5 bubbles 621BillK, 19 Jul 2013 | Read review
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