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Wente Scout Reservation

Directions to Wente Scout Reservation

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.



Click here or on the Google map for driving directions and time to camp.

Click here for a PDF map of the direction to camp.



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 year

Weather at Wente Scout Reservation

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.

Click Here or on the Weather Channel image for current weather conditions at camp.

Wente Geo Statistics:

Country: United States 

State: California 

County: Mendocino 

City: Willits 

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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