In honor of the August birthday girls (Mom and Lauren), we decided to take them camping at Hendy Woods. Hendy Woods is located in Philo, Ca about eight miles northwest of Boonville. You got that right…out in the “Boonies!” The girls had a great birthday vacation and Jeff got to visit the Anderson Brewing Company in Boonville.
Hendy Woods SP – August 2011
Rating: 4 out of 5
Location: Located on Philo-Greenwood Road eight miles northwest of Boonville.
Amenities: Flushing toilets and showers
Pets: Allowed at no additional charge
Pros: Hendy Woods is located about 45 minutes from the Mendocino coast. Although we didn’t visit the coast this trip, we have visited the coast before. Mendocino offers visitors a nice botanical garden and magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean. Definitely a worthwhile visit. The park is also a short drive to the Anderson Valley Brewing Company, which is probably the only thing to visit within a few miles. The restroom facilities at Hendy Woods was one of the better facilities we have ever used but we noticed that other facilities within the park were old and outdated (visualize rust stains in the toilet, etc).
Cons: Campsites are rather close to each other and close to the road. Our kitchen was practically on the road for all to see. We do eat like kings so we know we were making everyone jealous. 🙂 If you like to reserve adjourning campsites, this might be difficult since there aren’t many pathways that lead to one campsite from the next.