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Bay Area Guide
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The best camping near Bay Area, California.

From the fog-encased redwoods to the sandy shores along the Pacific Ocean, Bay Area camping has something special waiting for every camping enthusiast.


Enchanted Forest Campsites
Enchanted Forest Campsites
Enchanted Forest Campsites
Enchanted Forest Campsites
Enchanted Forest Campsites
Tobi
Tobi: Elizabeth is a lovely person and a great host. Her farm is a wonderful place to go camp...
Enchanted Pond Campsite
Enchanted Pond Campsite
Enchanted Pond Campsite
Enchanted Pond Campsite
Enchanted Pond Campsite
Jay
Jay: I had an awesome stay at Shanti Permaculture Farm! I arrived right before sundown so it...

The Bay Area is more than its world-class wines and high-tech heavyweights. There are tons of hidden nooks and scenic views waiting to be explored. Pack up your gear or rent it from a local shop and explore camping in the Bay Area. If you're looking to enjoy ancient redwood forests, try hipcamping on private land for a secluded experience. Big Basin Redwoods State Park Read more...

The Bay Area is more than its world-class wines and high-tech heavyweights. There are tons of hidden nooks and scenic views waiting to be explored. Pack up your gear or rent it from a local shop and explore camping in the Bay Area. If you're looking to enjoy ancient redwood forests, try hipcamping on private land for a secluded experience. Big Basin Redwoods State Park should also be high on your list—established in 1902, it's one of California’s oldest state parks and home to numerous waterfalls. If staying close to home is key a number of campsites are within an hour of the city, including Kirby Cove with a beautiful beach where you can take in a spectacular view of the Golden Gate Bridge (note: book well in advance!).

If a scenic drive is on your list, Point Reyes National Seashore is worth the ride. Secluded beach trails and tide pools are waiting for you to explore. And if you visit at just the right time, you might catch a Gray Whale migrating south during the late winter months. Pro tip for bike campers: hike or bike campsites are offered in many California State Parks, first-come, first-served. No matter your style, camping in the Bay Area is sure to be a breeze.

Enchanted Forest Yurt
Enchanted Forest Yurt
Enchanted Forest Yurt
Enchanted Forest Yurt
Enchanted Forest Yurt
Steph
Steph: The yurt was such a treat! Extremely well equipped and conveniently laid out. We comfor...
Cozy Caravan Style Tinyhouse Camp
Cozy Caravan Style Tinyhouse Camp
Cozy Caravan Style Tinyhouse Camp
Cozy Caravan Style Tinyhouse Camp
Cozy Caravan Style Tinyhouse Camp
Bethany
Bethany: The caravan is adorable and cozy. It's small, but the bed folds into a love seat, so it...
In 1849, the famous Boudin Bakery started producing their mouth-watering San Francisco sourdough bread.
Napa River View Walk-in
Napa River View Walk-in
Napa River View Walk-in
Napa River View Walk-in
Napa River View Walk-in
Madison
Madison: This is definitely the most private site on Mare Island because it can't be accessed by...
WindTree Vista
WindTree Vista
WindTree Vista
WindTree Vista
WindTree Vista
WindTree Vista
100% 4 Responses
$60/night
Adam
Adam: Amazing spot. Very private, and the views are uniquely beautiful. Host was attentive an...
Approximately 470 bird species have been noted at Point Reyes National Seashore.

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Lakeside Overlook @ The Glory Hole
Lakeside Overlook @ The Glory Hole
Lakeside Overlook @ The Glory Hole
Lakeside Overlook @ The Glory Hole
Lakeside Overlook @ The Glory Hole
Sam
Sam: Absolutely gorgeous and private weekend camping just me and my dog. I hope to return AS...
Wood House Grove w/ 2 Wine Tastings
Wood House Grove w/ 2 Wine Tastings
Wood House Grove w/ 2 Wine Tastings
Wood House Grove w/ 2 Wine Tastings
Wood House Grove w/ 2 Wine Tastings
Nate
Nate: Our stay at Vanessa's property was amazing. Vanessa was very communicative and clear in...
Before it was the Bay Area, this region was home to Native American tribes such as the Ohlone, Coast Miwok, Patwin and Bay Miwok people.
Log Cabin Tent Mountaintop Retreat
Log Cabin Tent Mountaintop Retreat
Log Cabin Tent Mountaintop Retreat
Log Cabin Tent Mountaintop Retreat
Log Cabin Tent Mountaintop Retreat
Andy
Andy: Stunning views from the top of the hill. It's a bit of an adventure to get here (make s...
Goddess Cob Cottage @ WindTree
Goddess Cob Cottage @ WindTree
Goddess Cob Cottage @ WindTree
Goddess Cob Cottage @ WindTree
Goddess Cob Cottage @ WindTree
Elena
Elena: WindTree is an awesome retreat perched high on top of the Santa...
Some giant redwoods are more than 50 feet around and as tall as the Statue of Liberty!
Garden Bungalow
Garden Bungalow
Garden Bungalow
Garden Bungalow
Garden Bungalow
Garden Bungalow
100% 10 Responses
$140/night
Jenna
Jenna: The Garden Bungalow is the perfect glamping weekend escape. Under 2 hours from SF, this...
Stepping Stone Farm
Stepping Stone Farm
Stepping Stone Farm
Stepping Stone Farm
Stepping Stone Farm
Stepping Stone Farm
91% 27 Responses
$45/night
Sara
Sara: Rolling hills, vineyards all around, and a farm full of animals. What's not to love abo...
Established in 1902, Big Basin Redwoods is California’s oldest state park.
Tobacco Springs Ranch
Tobacco Springs Ranch
Tobacco Springs Ranch
Tobacco Springs Ranch
Tobacco Springs Ranch
100% 1 Response
$25/night
John
John: Pitch your tent under one of the many beautiful oaks on the...
Creekside Camp
Creekside Camp
Creekside Camp
Creekside Camp
Creekside Camp
Creekside Camp
95% 220 Responses
$90/night
Jarrett
Jarrett: This was a great getaway from the city! We really enjoyed the ranch and our campsite. T...
Bunker Bay View Drive in
Bunker Bay View Drive in
Bunker Bay View Drive in
Bunker Bay View Drive in
Bunker Bay View Drive in
Vanessa
Vanessa: The Bunker Bay and River campgrounds at the Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve off...
Enjoy a hip 79 VW Westy Campmobile
Enjoy a hip 79 VW Westy Campmobile
Enjoy a hip 79 VW Westy Campmobile
Enjoy a hip 79 VW Westy Campmobile
Enjoy a hip 79 VW Westy Campmobile
Awse
Awse: Awesome host Very beautiful views. Cool experience all in all
#1 PARK N SURF OCEANVIEW
#1 PARK N SURF OCEANVIEW
#1 PARK N SURF OCEANVIEW
#1 PARK N SURF OCEANVIEW
#1 PARK N SURF OCEANVIEW
Eliana
Eliana: Absolutely MAGICAL!! The photos dont do it justice, trust me. Montese is so lovely as well
Vintage 1970's Airstream Landyacht
Vintage 1970's Airstream Landyacht
Vintage 1970's Airstream Landyacht
Vintage 1970's Airstream Landyacht
Vintage 1970's Airstream Landyacht
Zeleika
Zeleika: The airstream was cozy and fantastic! Right outside the door was a beautiful vegetable ...
Garden by the Sea
Garden by the Sea
Garden by the Sea
Garden by the Sea
Garden by the Sea
Garden by the Sea
93% 49 Responses
$50/night
Nic
Nic: Garden by the Sea is tucked away in the rich coastal community of Bolinas. Most of the...
Wild Tender Tipi Ocean View
Wild Tender Tipi Ocean View
Wild Tender Tipi Ocean View
Wild Tender Tipi Ocean View
Wild Tender Tipi Ocean View
Wild Tender Tipi Ocean View
96% 181 Responses
$100/night
Jessica
Jessica: We stayed at the Light House campsite for New Years Eve and could not have picked a mor...