San Francisco Camping Overview
Campgrounds in San Francisco number in the hundreds. Find San Francisco campgrounds with conveniences like flush toilets and showers, as well as popular and unique campgrounds to help you narrow the choice. These include National Parks, State Parks, National Forests, State Forests, County Parks, beach camping and privately owned camping resorts. Camping in San Francisco varies from ocean harbors to beaches, wine country and redwood forests. San Francisco campgrounds of notable interest include Doran Campground in Bodega Bay, Sugarloaf Ridge Campground for its waterfall and horseback riding, lake camping at Lake Berryessa Campground and Big Basin Redwoods Campground. We've included as much detail as possible so you have a better idea of what to expect and whether camping reservations are required in advance.
PETS: Dogs are allowed at almost all campgrounds but must be kept on a leash, picked up after, and never left unattended. Most beach camping allows dogs in the campground but not on the beach.
CAMPING CHECKLIST - download our checklist of common camping supplies and you won't forget anything at home.
REI - rents camping equipment including tents, sleeping bags, stoves, lanterns and more.
Looking for some late night campsite entertainment? Check out www.seasky.org for their celestial calendar including meteor showers.