Buckhorn Campground

Cow Mountain Recreation Area

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Buckhorn Rd. Ukiah, CA 95482 707-468-4000 Official Website

GPS: 39.0385, -123.0395

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Overview of Buckhorn Campground

Number of Sites 4

Pad Type dirt

Elevation 2,887 ft / 879 m

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Buckhorn Campground 2 people have reviewed this location.

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Cell Phone Coverage

1bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 7/23/2020
5 reviews
“Site unfinished, and HARD to get to. ”

Reviewed 7/23/2020

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 0
Site Number: 0
Overall Rating

So, this whole place is an off-road vehicle park. I know that now. If you don’t have a proper 4wd truck, don’t go. You could end up regretting it. Fortunately I was in my Nissan Xterra, which didn’t have any problems, but the drive wasn’t comfortable. It easy gets technical if you make the wrong turn, which google will ask you to do over and over. You can pull a trailer, but not a very long or heavy one.

As for the site, it’s small, 2-3 spots in the middle of nowhere with no shade. Also, it was unfinished at the time of my arrival so I begrudgingly went elsewhere.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
1bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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SarahWynde
Mount Dora, FL 20' Winnebago Travato
6 reviews
“Couldn't get there”

Reviewed 6/14/2020

Nightly rate: FREE!
Overall Rating

The one star is not actually fair, because I didn't even see the campground. But in 4 years of living in a 20-foot van, this was the first time I ever made it partway to a campground and then decided, nope, can't do it. The road is incredibly steep, winding, and mostly dirt and gravel. I got stuck on one very tight corner for several minutes then had to keep going because it was not possible to turn around. I was still probably three miles away from the campground when I found a spot wide enough to turn, and decided that discretion was definitely the better part of valor. But I would not attempt this road in anything that didn't have four wheel drive and preferably something shorter than 20 feet. There's no way you're getting a trailer or a bigger RV up that mountain. It's also in an area that recently burned, so the campground itself might not be all that appealing unless you like dead trees, charred ground, and scrub. Although as I said, I didn't get there, so maybe it's gorgeous.

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Recreation
  • OHV
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities
  • restrooms: vault
Pets
  • pets

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