Admiral William Standley State Recreation Area is at an elevation of 1,700 feet in the Coastal Range. It is located near the headwaters of the south fork of the Eel River.
The park features redwoods and is a popular spot for salmon and steelhead fishing. The area is also a favorite place for hikers and picnickers.
The park is North of Willits, 14 miles west of Laytonville on Branscomb Road.
The weather can be unpredictable; layered clothing is recommended.