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Steep Ravine Cabins and Campground

1. Steep Ravine Cabins and Campground

100% Recommend (5 Campers)

Steep Ravine Cabins There’s a little secret that lies just across the Golden Gate Bridge and they are the Steep Ravine Cabins. On Mt....

Ryan: -Cabins 7/8 closest to water. -Has cell service there so it's good for coordinating groups, can still get your 'grams in, but...
805 Saves
Pantoll Campground

2. Pantoll Campground

100% Recommend (4 Campers)

Sure you can arrive to Pantoll Campground via car, but wouldn’t it be infinitely more rewarding and awesome if you hiked up from the Matt Davis...

Andy: Perfect location for trail running in Mt Tam. 6.5 mile loop from here down to Stinson Beach via Matt Davis trail is a must -...
371 Saves
Camp Cruz Group Retreat
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3. Camp Cruz Group Retreat

100% Recommend (15 Campers)

Privately located on 4 acres in the redwood forest of the Santa Cruz Mountains, Camp Cruz is a premium group campground with luxurious outdoor...

Leslie: We are 12 families from Sunset Coop Nursery School in San Francisco. Cruz Camp totally exceeded our hopes and expectations! ...
269 Saves
Wildcat Camp

4. Wildcat Camp

100% Recommend (4 Campers)

It sure is nice to be so dang close to the ocean! Wildcat Camp is located in an open meadow that is just a hop, skip and jump away from the mighty...

Oshie: Sites 1-3AB are most exposed to neighbors but closest to bathroom. Sites 5-7 are the small but offers the most seclusion.
259 Saves
The Cottage
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5. The Cottage

Walk 15 minutes to the Russian River. Drive 20 minutes to stunning Sonoma County beaches or renowned Sonoma wineries. Enjoy the incredible hiking,...

Pierre: Peace and tranquility: that's how I'd describe the ambiance at the Cottage and its area. It's a very comfortable and cosy...
239 Saves
M.C.C. Sheltered Campfire
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6. M.C.C. Sheltered Campfire

100% Recommend (26 Campers)

Our camp is rugged, beautiful and easy going. We are environmentally minded and encourage you to camp lightly, use biodegradable soap, conserve...

Aeron: Close by Pescadero but being deep in the hills feels like a world away from the coast. Short hike up the mountain to this super...
210 Saves
Angel Island Campground

7. Angel Island Campground

If you are going to go camping at Angel Island, there are several site options to choose from, although all provide spectacular views of the Bay....

Julie: After living in SF for over 4 years, I finally made it to Angel Island... on a Wednesday! Booking a site on the weekend can be...
186 Saves
Geodesic Dome - West Sebastopol
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8. Geodesic Dome - West Sebastopol

100% Recommend (9 Campers)

We have a geodesic dome that looks out onto a tiny pond. Unique, cozy and peaceful. There are two cots for sleeping, but please bring your own...

Kiran: A night’s stay in this clean and cozy dome was just what I needed! The inside includes: hardwood floor, two cots, pillows,...
158 Saves
Sky Camp

9. Sky Camp

100% Recommend (3 Campers)

1,025 feet up Mt. Wittenberg lies Sky Camp. The camp stays true to it’s name and offers spectacular panoramic views (after a “moderate” uphill hike...

Bryn: If you ask me, this is the perfect mix between car camping and pack-in. It's about a 30 minute walk from the closest parking...
142 Saves
Bootjack Campground

10. Bootjack Campground

100% Recommend (3 Campers)

This campground was recently opened and offers plenty of amenities. Explore the miles and miles of trails at Mount Tam, get some intense mountain...

Ryan: Bring cash! Payment is self service via an envelope drop. It was $25 / night. An extra $8 for additional vehicles. No...
142 Saves
The Cowboy Room
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11. The Cowboy Room

100% Recommend (6 Campers)

The Cowboy room is our most rustic room with a queen log bed and fireplace, ensuite bath, and private deck. The room is on the second floor,...

Karen: This was my first time staying at FlipJack Ranch and definitely will not be my last. Robin and David treated us like family...
136 Saves
Juniper and Live Oak Campground

12. Juniper and Live Oak Campground

If you aren’t rolling with a large group, Juniper and Live Oak campsites have more than 50 smaller sites. -Easily accessible and located...

Gustaf: This We just stayed here - this is an amazing campground with spectacular views. There are some raccoons and they're not afraid...
115 Saves
The Cob House
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13. The Cob House

100% Recommend (5 Campers)

You have the option of a very small, no electricity, cob sleeping cabin, twin plus bed (that nearly fits 2!), with a beautiful outdoor shower and...

Michelle: We came here to celebrate my boyfriend's birthday and we had the loveliest time. Their garden was a dream with all the veggies...
114 Saves
Vista History Garden Yurt
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14. Vista History Garden Yurt

100% Recommend (12 Campers)

Special invite Hipcamp Family: Saturday, January 21, 5pm the Preserve hosts a Women's March Hike the 2-mile roundtrip from our visitor center to...

Madison: This is one of my favorite Hipcamp properties, hands-down. It's perfect for a midweek adventure, being a 45 minute drive or...
108 Saves
Independence Camp Santa Cruz
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15. Independence Camp Santa Cruz

100% Recommend (42 Campers)

Independence Camp is on the edge of a meadow surrounded by Oak and Redwood Groves on a 100 acre parcel a few minutes drive to world renowned...

Sabrina: I visited the Oakgrove with my boyfriend for a quick weekend getaway. Dayle was an excellent host; he showed us around the...
107 Saves
Cozy Up To The Redwoods
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16. Cozy Up To The Redwoods

100% Recommend (9 Campers)

Our forest home is directly adjacent to Fall Creek State Park, a 2,500 acre forest with miles of quiet paths. This site is perfect for hikers who...

Madison: Only an hour and a half out of San Francisco and we found ourselves completely secluded, surrounded by towering redwoods on a...
83 Saves
Glamping In The Redwoods
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17. Glamping In The Redwoods

Cabin 1 to 3 now open for cozy winter camping. Sleep in the comfortable tent cabin, enjoy the modern kitchen and bathrooms surrounded by redwoods....

Erika: Nestled in the redwoods, Waldhaus is a gorgeous property with 4 tent cabins surrounding a main building that consists of...
77 Saves
Red Tail Point Camp
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18. Red Tail Point Camp

100% Recommend (15 Campers)

This is a flat grassy spot with a gorgeous ocean view, overlooking the Salmon Creek. This camp is only accessed by hiking/backpacking in on a...

Maggie: We ended up switching campsites and camped at Shelter Rock instead. This was a really good decision because the rock gave us...
66 Saves
Enchanted Forest Yurt
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19. Enchanted Forest Yurt

100% Recommend (9 Campers)

Glamping at its' finest! Isolated on a hilltop overlooking the bucolic Coleman Valley, this secluded 24 foot diameter Pacific Yurt has private...

Jay: The Yurt was a perfect weekend getaway. The farm itself is far enough from the town to get that sense of peace and quiet but...
60 Saves
River Bend, Magic Bus
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20. River Bend, Magic Bus

The Magic Bus is a restored bus (wheels still intact!) that has been on our property for over 50 years. The bus interior has been rebuilt with...

Lisse: The River Bend Resort is a beautiful and spacious property. Upon arrival, you check in at the General Store, which conveniently...
57 Saves
Coast Camp

21. Coast Camp

Coast Camp is…. well it’s by the coast (this is a good thing). The camp is nestled in a wide open grassy valley and is a very short distance (about...

Kiran: Remember that this is a hike-in site, so you'll be a couple miles away from your car. Pack really only what you need or the...
56 Saves
Mendo Permaculture Oasis
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22. Mendo Permaculture Oasis

The Solar Living Center is unique! We are a 12 acre Permaculture and Sustainable Living demonstration site and the home of the Solar Living...

Pierre: The Solar Living Institute has nice shade areas with picnic tables, fountains, a pond, a tree house, a store, a rustic outdoor...
52 Saves
Back Ranch Meadows Campground

23. Back Ranch Meadows Campground

What’s that good looking little parcel of land on the shores of San Pablo Bay? That’s Back Ranch Meadows Campground! As you’ll soon see, this...

Clinton: Just camped at site 28 for the weekend. Love this campground! Super organized and facilities were taken care of. I would...
50 Saves
The Cowgirl Room
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24. The Cowgirl Room

100% Recommend (4 Campers)

Our most comfortable room, the Cowgirl features a premium king size bed, fluffy down comforter, ensuite bath and private entrance. Wake up tray...

Nick: So great! Had a very relaxing weekend here, the property is both bustling with (animal) activity and at the same time quiet and...
50 Saves
The Cowhand Room
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25. The Cowhand Room

100% Recommend (5 Campers)

The Cowhand room is a blend of rustic charm and modern comfort. Queen sized bed, large bathroom, private entrance. A "Wake up tray" is delivered to...

Karmen: We had a party of 7 that stayed at the Flipjack ranch this past weekend for a "bachelorette party" and this place enormously...
49 Saves
Livermore Hills
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26. Livermore Hills

100% Recommend (6 Campers)

Secluded Creekside camping on our 33 acre Ranch just south of Livermore. 25 minute drive from Lake Del Valle or Livermore's multiple wineries....

Erika: Thoroughly enjoyed staying at this site – only a 30 minute drive from Livermore down a lovely meandering road. Beautiful and...
45 Saves
Huckleberry Campground

27. Huckleberry Campground

As Doc Holiday says, “I’ll be your Huckleberry. ” While he most likely wasn’t referring to this Big Basin campsite, this is not a spot to be...

Pol: Very nice campground. Hike-in spots are just like 100 yards from the the parking spot. Bathrooms are surprisingly hotel-clean...
44 Saves
The Old Cazadero Cabin
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28. The Old Cazadero Cabin

Your creekside cabin retreat nestled in a redwood forest awaits. Your private retreat in the coastal redwoods of Sonoma county: a hand-built,...

Carlos: Had an amazing time at the Old Cazadero Cabin. Definitely a home away from home. Lovely drive through the Sonoma County...
43 Saves
Mesa Camp
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29. Mesa Camp

100% Recommend (7 Campers)

Mesa camp is a nice green grassy spot on the hill side by Coleman trail. Breath taking views of the surrounding areas with lots of hiking around...

Katie: Just came back from an incredible weekend at Chanslor Ranch on the Mesa Camp site! Camp host, Myra, was great and incredibly...
37 Saves
Rocky Hill Top
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30. Rocky Hill Top

100% Recommend (14 Campers)

This site requires 4WD or AWD to get to, but it’s a steep, short hill to a parking area for those who choose to walk in. Rocky Hill Top 2 is a...

Amy: Absolutely great location. Wonderful hosts and very accessible to town for forgotten supplies. One thing to note about this...
36 Saves