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The best camping near Half Moon Bay, California.

Escape that city life with a dose of of sand, surf, seals and sunsets.


Setting up by the fire underneath the stars.
Wild Tender Tipi Ocean View
people campfire camper
Plenty to look at out here.
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Wild Tender Tipi Ocean View
96% 216 Responses
$100/night
Jessica
Jessica: We stayed at the Light House campsite for New Years Eve and could not have picked a mor...
A very clean loo
#2 PARK N SURF
#2 PARK N SURF
#2 PARK N SURF
#2 PARK N SURF
#2 PARK N SURF
94% 9 Responses
$45/night
Xanthe
Xanthe: Perfect spot for a private pit stop and an adventure regardless of the short stay. Espe...
It's hard to decide what's most remarkable about Half Moon Bay: these gorgeous views of the Pacific waiting right outside your tent flap, or the fact that this relaxing nature-filled getaway is only thirty miles south of San Francisco? Take advantage of it all with a weekend (or longer!) of camping near Half Moon Bay. For the real treatment, your best option is Half Moon Bay Read more...
It's hard to decide what's most remarkable about Half Moon Bay: these gorgeous views of the Pacific waiting right outside your tent flap, or the fact that this relaxing nature-filled getaway is only thirty miles south of San Francisco? Take advantage of it all with a weekend (or longer!) of camping near Half Moon Bay. For the real treatment, your best option is Half Moon Bay State Beach, where a stay at the Francis Beach Campground is your ticket to ocean tide alarm clocks and watercolor sunsets from the comfort of your campsite. Choose from sites located right along the dunes, or venture away from the beach for sites with hike and bike access. Hike the tall, looming bluffs and nearby redwood forests, wander through fields of wildflowers, pay a visit to the nearby elephant seals, or just spend a day in the surf. Half Moon Bay State Beach fills up fast on the weekends, but just a few miles down the coast, private ranches and farms along the water offer campers a little peace and seclusion away from the crowds.
Beautiful redwoods all around
Private waterfall surrounded by 10 acres of redwoods, a stream, and tranquility
Modern "tiny house" studio build inside of a shipping container
Driving into the property from Highway 1 along the coast
Rancho Rio is so close to the backside (or frontside? Depends how you look at it) of Big Basin. In just a few miles' hike from the property, we were watching the fog roll over the coast from the top of Chalk Mountain.
Dara
Dara: We loved our stay at Rancho Rio!!! It was the perfect weekend getaway - beautiful, quie...
Great for wildlife enthusiasts
Wild Tender Ranch Sweeping Views
Wild Tender Ranch Sweeping Views
Wild Tender Ranch Sweeping Views
Crazy beauty sunsets
Tommy
Tommy: This place is fantastic. Driving by the grazing horses on your way in sets the stage f...
Large populations of whales, including mothers and their young, migrate through these waters between December and April.
Cabins 3 & 4
Views on the way in from Alpine Road
Nestled in the woods
Cabins 1 & 2
Morning sun through the trees
Erika
Erika: Nestled in the redwoods, Waldhaus is a gorgeous property with 4 tent cabins surroundin...
#1 PARK N SURF OCEANVIEW
picnic table van lodging
#1 PARK N SURF OCEANVIEW
Just across the road visit pigeon point
The view from the picnic table
#1 PARK N SURF OCEANVIEW
81% 13 Responses
$55/night
Eliana
Eliana: Absolutely MAGICAL!! The photos dont do it justice, trust me. Montese is so lovely as well
Some of the tallest trees on earth can be found in the redwood forests surrounding Half Moon Bay.
The Cloud Trailer is absolutely stunning and nestled behind beautiful greenery, separating it from the main house.
The stove, oven, sink, and refrigerator make camp cooking easy!
people food camper
We brought all our own cooking supplies to use in the trailer.
people rv lodging
Flying Cloud
100% 27 Responses
$75/night
Julian
Julian: The Cloud Trailer is absolutely stunning! It's a brand new trailer that is nestled betw...
After you set up your tent be sure to explore the property and meet the animals. There are chickens, turkeys, goats, emus, a burro, doves, a llama, cats, and dogs.
The burro likes carrots better than apples, if you happen to have any.
I stayed after a rainstorm and everything was green and lush.
Bring an apple to make friends with this sweet llama.
Three goats live in the barn and love to show off their trickster skills.
Stepping Stone Farm
94% 71 Responses
$45/night
Sara
Sara: Rolling hills, vineyards all around, and a farm full of animals. What's not to love abo...
Half Moon Bay is known for its vibrant, bursting tide pools, full of sea urchins, crabs and other ocean critters.
Field camp spot
Sweet Spot on the Farm #1
Outdoor Shower
Sweet Spot on the Farm #1
Happy campers
Steven
Steven: legit spot! my little man loved it.
farm
The bath is pretty much one of the most amazing features of the property. The sink is so cute and outdoor showers are just amazing.
Letting in the light
farm
This garden is unbelievable at sunset.
Kelly
Kelly: Wow! Big Mesa Farmstead is absolutely amazing. You can not beat the proximity to SF, ye...
This fertile region specializes in floriculture, producing an abundance of lilies, orchards, poinsettias and snapdragons.
Rustic Cabins in the Woods
Rustic Cabins in the Woods
Community Bathroom
Rustic Cabins in the Woods
Rustic Cabins in the Woods
Lew
Lew: What the pictures don't effectively show is how beautiful the views of the Santa Cruz M...
On our way
This is the property. Most campsites are located along the path.
Picnic table with a view
cabin lodging
Keeper of the Stars
Seb
Seb: This property is located in the beautiful Santa Cruz mountains, some 70 miles south of ...
Costanoan Indians inhabited what is now Half Moon Bay until the 1840s.
Front porch of the cottage facing the gardens.
Hanging out in the morning.
people house lodging
Stepping out onto the porch.
Time to feed the goats!
Ali
Ali: My 4-year-old son and I had an awesome time here! He loved exploring the little pathway...
tent people lodging
Greenhouse in the hills.
A perfect morning dip tank is nearby.
Just a chair with a perfect view!
Lower Garden on the way to the Vista campsite.
WindTree Vista
96% 26 Responses
$60/night
Nikki
Nikki: The Wind Tree was such a cool experience. We arrived in the night and were amazed at ho...
Teepee
Redwood Grove 1
Lotus Garden
Teepee Area
Mother Natures Temple
Angela
Angela: Wonderful place to stay and great people with a fabulous mission. Will definitely be co...
New Years Eve Vibin
Camp Cruz Large Group Glamp-Out
The Owl's Nest is a 14 ft. furnished yurt with a wood stove and a wrap around deck. It has two deluxe cots.
The Eagle's Nest is a 22 ft. geodome furnished as a studio. It has a wood stove and 4 deluxe cots.
cabin tent with a woodstove
Leslie
Leslie: We are 12 families from Sunset Coop Nursery School in San Francisco. Cruz Camp totally ...
Next to the yurts are wooden platforms you can set your tent up.
tent people yurt
Tent option when you book through Hipcamp
Inside one of the yurts which has electricity and heat (and a fan)
A short 15minute hike will take you to a clearing with a hammock and some chairs to see the sunset/stars
Steven
Steven: Lupin Lodge is a unique place located by Los Gatos, CA. It's a clothing optional campsi...
Plenty of room to pick your perfect spot at this campsite.
Music corner!
WindTree Medicine Wheel Site
forest people group
Cute succulent garden outside the main lodge.
John
John: Elena's WindTree property is amazing beyond words. As someone who camps all over the wo...
tent mountain lodging
tent people lodging
tent people lodging
tent mountain lodging
tent lodging
Andy
Andy: Stunning views from the top of the hill. It's a bit of an adventure to get here (make s...
Dusk in the garden. This is the master-suite view
So lush!
If you time it right, Agate Beach has some pretty nice tide pools!
We took the drive from Bolinas up to Mount Tamalpais via Fairfax-Bolinas road.  Do it!
Bolinas!
Garden by the Sea
91% 76 Responses
$50/night
Nic
Nic: Garden by the Sea is tucked away in the rich coastal community of Bolinas. Most of the...