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Powered by Generac*

*Generac is a renowned generator company, insuring that half of our motel will always have power. Even in the worst of storms, Dean Creek is here for you!

Tucked away on the Eel River in the beautiful giant redwood forest of Humboldt is Dean Creek Resort.  Enjoy the home away from home comfort in a rustic family vacation getaway.  We are a family owned business, open year round and provide all the necessary amenities using nature's landscape.  Fall asleep under the stars in our campground (Open seasonally).  RV hookups are available all year, with picnic tables and fire rings for your enjoyment.   Looking for a cozier bed? Make a reservation in a deluxe room at our motel, or in one of our river front cabins. 

Humboldt county is the place to find yourself, and truly appreciate nature at its finest. We hope you will stay with us as you do so!


The 47th Annual Summer Arts& Music Festival will take place on June 8th-9th at the Mateel Community Center:  


The Queer Humboldt Campout  for Pride month will be June 23rd-25th. See flyer below for more information!

Reggae on the River is returning in 2024! Friday August 2nd - Sunday August 4th

Sunday, September 1st we will host our Annual horseshoe tournament. Sign up sheets will be available the weekend of the event! Refreshments will be available. Call to book your accommodations now!

Interested in hosting your next event at Dean Creek?

We are happy to accommodate wedding parties, concerts, family reunions, and any other group events. Please call to inquire.


































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  • Located on Eel River 

    • Ideal for fishing, rafting, etc.​

  • Motel Rooms

    • Powered by    Generac, in case           of power outage​

  • River-front cabins​​​​​

  • Campsites under our own grove of giant redwoods

  • Both full and partial RV sites

    • 30 amp hook-up only​

  • Outdoor redwood stage

    • Can be rented for weddings, concerts, etc.​

  • Indoor lounge with seating, cooking area​

    • Great for parties, meetings, etc.​

  • Mini Golf

  • Pool

    • Opens Memorial Day Weekend​

  • Seasonal hot tub

    • Opens Memorial Day Weekend​

  • Playground for little ones​

  • Sauna

  • Wi-Fi

  • Limited Cable

  • Seasonal salmon and steelhead fishing in the Eel River

  • Day trips in drift boats

  • Hiking in the “Avenue of the Giants” – home of the world’s tallest living trees

    • Our property is 10 minutes away from the south entrance​

  • The Drive-Thru Tree​

    • Located in Myers Flat​

  • Picnicking and exploring the “lost coast” of Shelter Cove

  • Walk along the black sand beaches of Shelter Cove and appreciate the rugged coast while keeping your eyes open for migrating whales and other wildlife

  • Exploring the Victorian village of Ferndale

  • Golfing at nearby golf courses

  • Bear River Casino

  • Briceland Vineyards

  • The Sequoia Park Zoo Skywalk, located in Eureka, CA

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