Wow…this place is HUGE! The sites are decent and you will get some privacy, but you'll also most likely see/hear your neighbors. Hike along spectacularly beautiful sandy dunes right next to the campsites.

Remember, it can get a little windy on some days, so stake your tent and bring a windbreaker. Campsites 65, 67, and 69 have views of Bodega Bay, which is sweet. There are houses/businesses that border several campsites, so if that is not your thang, then avoid 41, 43, 44, 46, 47, 71, 72, 72A,74, 76, 78, 79, 81, and 82.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
103 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available


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Hipcamper Bryn
Bryn K.
didn't provide a recommendation.
April 27th, 2015

Some of these campsites are super cool and some are average. Plan to get there early in the day so you have your choice. Either way, make time to go to the beach and check out the tide pools during your trip. And, of course, eat some seafood!

We booked two neighboring campsites for a group trip and it was a blast. Bring lots of chairs to get everyone around the fire. As you can see the "pantry" is spacious, so you don't have to worry about raccoons getting into your food.
Hipcamper Andy
Andy P.
recommends this listing.
May 2nd, 2017

Awesome spot but can get really windy and chilly after sunset. A fire helps but even that gets pretty windswept.

Hipcamper Julian
Julian J.
didn't provide a recommendation.
September 5th, 2015

Bodega Dunes has over 100 sites, but for good reason—it gets busy. Most sites are filled with sand, so just be prepared to get sand everywhere. The bathrooms/showers are really nice, well lit, and well maintained. They also have a 'station' at each bathroom area to wash your plates/dishes. Some sites are less windy than others, so if you're arriving during the quieter weekdays, drive around and pick one you like before heading back to the kiosk.

The campground is near the water and can get windy at times, even during the night, so bring some warm clothes. The wind is usually gone in the morning. A great place to do some camping with friends because it's only an hour or two from the bay area. Just reserve a site in advance.

Site #22View of the beach facing the Pacific Ocean at sunsetHeading towards the beach.
Hipcamper Karolis
Karolis K.
didn't provide a recommendation.
October 9th, 2015

I lucked out with a great site (#19) that had a tent patch tucked away in the redwoods. Pitched a tent, put up a hammock and life's good.
Very spacious campground and you can walk to a beautiful and vast beach. Tons of people during the day, but it's so spacious that it didn't feel packed.

Hipcamper Mike
Mike B.
recommends this listing.
May 11th, 2017

Be ready for the fog horn all night. I personally love it, but had friends who didn't like it. Bring earplugs.

Hipcamper Samantha
Samantha W.
recommends this listing.
July 11th, 2017

A friendly reminder to those not as familiar with beach camping: you and your tent and anything you leave outside will get WET overnight. Pack any paper goods, clothing, etc into your tent or car to keep it dry =)

Bodega Dunes Campground
Hipcamper KATIE
Katie M.
didn't provide a recommendation.
May 30th, 2017

When you make a reservation you do not get to reserve a specific site. This may limit your choices if you can't show up at check-in to find the best site. Expect to check-in at the booth and get your map, then go drive around to pick your site, then return to the booth to let them know which number you want. Pick out a few sites because some might already be reserved. For next time I will write down all the sites that I like and then just ask for that site right when I check-in.

There are some small, sunny sites that I wouldn't want. It can be cold and breezy here so bring warm clothes. The bathrooms have flush toilets and showers which makes this the perfect campground. Bring your bikes!

Hipcamper Ze
Ze P.
recommends this listing.
June 16th, 2017

Super windy but awesome

Hipcamper Rachel
Rachel N.
recommends this listing.
July 26th, 2017


Sonoma Coast State Beach
United States
Phone Number
(707) 875-3483
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38.337° N, 123.056° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 103 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)