Wente Scout Reservation

A Wente logo with various camp symbols imbedded with King Skunk in a fleur di lis.

Directions & Weather

Wente Scout Reservation is located about 5 miles east of the town of Willits in Northern California on Highway 101. Willits is a small town with a population of around 4000 folks and is known for the famous Skunk Train and is also known as the Gateway to the Redwoods among other things.

Approximate distances and travel times to Wente Scout Reservation:

GGAC Council Office (Pleasanton) to WSR – 170 miles, 3 hours
Sacramento, CA to WSR – 161 miles, 3 hours
Eureka, CA to WSR – 140 miles, 3.0 hours
Fresno, CA to WSR – 320 miles, 5.5 hours
Los Angeles to WSR – 515 miles, 9 hours
Portland to WSR – 546 miles, 10 hours
Alaska to WSR – 2948 miles, 56 hours
Maine to WSR – 3256 miles, 51 hours
Alpha Centauri to WSR – 4.37 light years

Weather at Camp

Wente is located approximately 35 miles from the Pacific Ocean and during the summer months the temperature has been known to reach into the high 90’s and low 100’s. Cool afternoon breezes keep the camp cool and a quick dip in the lake is very refreshing.

Wente Geo Statistics:
Country: United States State: California County: Mendocino City:
Zip Code: 95490 Longitude: -123.279280 Latitude: 39.416648
Elevation at Lake: 1930 feet Highest Point – Eagle Summit: 2481 feet
Timezone: Pacific Time
Topographical: Willits Quadrangle
Total Acreage of Camp: Appr 2088 acres
Maximum capacity of Lake: 80 acres
Average Precipitation: 49.76 inches


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