Benbow KOA

7000 Benbow Dr
Garberville, CA 95542
(707) 923-2777

Open All Year
Last Year's Rate
$45 to $90
Card(s) Accepted
debit cards   discover   visa   mastercard   american express


Type (RV Park)


Pets Welcome
Pets $
Tent Camping Allowed


Spaces Available (103)
Width (28)
Paved Sites (103)
Max Length (58)
30 Amp
50 Amp
Big Rig Sites
Full Hookups (103)
Max Amps (50)
Pull-thrus (55)
Pull-thru Size (28 x 58)
Back-ins (30 x 40)
Site Length (58)


WiFi at Overnite Sites
WiFi at Park
WiFi at Park Supports Mobile Devices
WiFi at Park Supports Streaming
On-Site WiFi Tech Support
1 Devices supported per Overnite Site
103 Sites with WiFi

Other Amenities & Services

Restroom and Showers
Enclosed Dog Run

Recreational Facilities

Heated Pool
Hot Tub
Body Of Water (Eel River)
Rec Hall
Game Room

Recreation Nearby (within 10 miles)

Mountain Biking

Hunting Nearby (within 20 miles)

Season: Winter

On-Site Rentals

Customer Reviews

Benbow KOA
Avg Rating 3.67out of 5 stars 3.5 out of 5 stars  (6) Reviews
3.5 out of 5 stars   Avg Facility Rating
interior roads, sites, registration area, hookups, recreation, swimming, security, laundry, store and building maintenance...
4.5 out of 5 stars   Avg Restroom Rating
cleanliness and physical characteristics of restrooms, including interior construction, adequate supplies/odor free, adequate number of facilities, exterior appearance and location in relation to park spaces, and interior appearance.
3.5 out of 5 stars   Avg Appeal Rating
the park's setting and site layout, function and identification of signage, overall exterior building maintenance, noise, trash disposal, litter and debris around the grounds and sites, and appearance of grounds, sites and entrance area.


Reviews: 61
Helpful Reviews: 25
Good Sam Member

Date of Stay: April, 2022
3 out of 5 stars   Overall Rating
3 out of 5 stars   Facility Rating
3 out of 5 stars   Restroom Rating
3 out of 5 stars   Appeal Rating
The Benbow KOA is the 66th stop for us and stayed overnight - review is not based on use of amenities and facilities. The office staff were pleasant. There was decent space between sites and the road noise from 101 was fairly light after 9 pm. Overall first impression is this is a tired/old KOA (and we have stayed at many KOAs). This was the first time I felt like parking the 38 ft. rig was a square hole/round peg maneuver with the narrow approach road, the narrow pad (only 1 foot variance on either side) and the utilities 5 feet off the back of the pad. No matter how you cut it, you would be on the grass and the previous occupant left a 4 inch deep rut next to the pad. The electric pedestal was missing the protective plate and if you wanted WiFi access, you have to pay for it (we did not). There were more than 60 cable channels listed but we did not hook up. For connectivity in this rural area, Verizon 3.0 down/2.0 up and T-Mobile 0.43 down/0.57 up.
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Mark M

Reviews: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1
Good Sam Member

Date of Stay: July, 2020
1 out of 5 stars   Overall Rating
1 out of 5 stars   Facility Rating
1 out of 5 stars   Appeal Rating
This campground/RV Park/Golf Course has been our families go to destination for 3 generations. It used to be beautiful and well kept. Nothing could be farther from the truth now. Upon arrival at what Good Sam rates as a 9.5/9/9.5 park we found the golf course open but all grass was dead and was left to go to seed. Check in was fine and Covid masks were in place. As we headed for our 2 sites we immediately found the grass throughout the resort was dead and not mowed in any recent history. Except for the campers the park looked as though it had been abandoned. Getting to our two sites #84 & #90 we found a maze of cars and pickups abandoned and blocking the already narrow roads. We reported our predicament to a man in a golf cart with a badge on. He went for help. He nor anyone else ever returned. We had to back our 36' coaches up the wrong way a full block and enter our sites from the exit side of the sites. We found the picnic table in #90 covered with old food, Gummy Bears melting in the sun and other dried on garbage left behind. Clearly no maintenance was done between our arrival and the previous campers. The WI-FI was unusable. No signal from the park could maintain a connection. No security was maintained at night as very loud parties went to well after mid-night. I'm guessing Good Sam has not inspected this park in recent history. This park will never be frequented by our family and friends again.
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Reviews: 5
Helpful Reviews: 4
Good Sam Member

Date of Stay: August, 2017
4 out of 5 stars   Overall Rating
4 out of 5 stars   Facility Rating
4 out of 5 stars   Restroom Rating
4 out of 5 stars   Appeal Rating
Very friendly and accommodating staff. Nice level sites.
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DMMD full-timing

Reviews: 16
Helpful Reviews: 13
Good Sam Member

Date of Stay: August, 2016
4 out of 5 stars   Overall Rating
2 out of 5 stars   Facility Rating
4 out of 5 stars   Appeal Rating
We are a retired full-timing couple. Stayed on a premium pull-through site in our 42 ft motorcoach. Fairly well-maintained park with lots of room to get our coach in and out. Wi-fi and cable not very usable. Pool was nice. Golf course had great "bones" but the greens were not well-maintained. Staff helpful and friendly. We got there just after the Reggae by the River Festival which sounds as though it had been a bit overwhelming. We visited nearby historic inn for brunch and enjoyed their small but pretty rose garden. Just in front of our site was a solid wall of blackberry bushes ready for harvesting. We got a good bunch and watched many others pick their fill as well. Would probably return but wish they would fix up that golf course. That would earn them an extra star or two!
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Gma and Gertie

Reviews: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1
Good Sam Member

Date of Stay: June, 2015
5 out of 5 stars   Overall Rating
5 out of 5 stars   Facility Rating
5 out of 5 stars   Restroom Rating
5 out of 5 stars   Appeal Rating
There was plenty to do for the two sullen teen-age boys we took along - they even got silly for a while! Our little terrier was welcome there, and everyone else with a dog was courteous, too. It was so hot! But every site had ample shade, and we only had to turn on the air conditioner a couple of times, and only for a couple of hours at a time. Lovely setting, and very nicely maintained park.
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Joel and Mary

Reviews: 3
Helpful Reviews: 3
Good Sam Member

Date of Stay: August, 2015
5 out of 5 stars   Overall Rating
5 out of 5 stars   Facility Rating
5 out of 5 stars   Restroom Rating
4 out of 5 stars   Appeal Rating
Have stayed here when traveling on US 101 for years. Always has been very good overnight stay. Last year it became a KOA, and the same high marks remain. Golf course adjacent to RV Park
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