GoCampingAmerica.com | Posted December
    5th, 2014


    California Camping Guides: San
    Francisco Region


    Happy Camper Blog



    The East Bay
    of California may be the state’s most underrated camping region. Give
    yourself time to enjoy some of the amazing sights in this beautiful part of
    the Golden State.

    Beach south of Half Moon Bay (Half Moon Bay, https://www.flickr.com/photos/livenature/)

    Pillar Point RV

    Half Moon Bay is perhaps the East Bay
    Regions most beautiful area, making this campground a must-visit for beach
    and nature lovers.


    The location of Pillar Point
    is what makes this campground so enticing. It’s found on the beach, only a
    few miles from restaurants, shops, and the Pillar Point Harbor. Exploring the
    beautiful beaches in undoubtedly the focus of Half Moon Bay. Check out
    Pescadero Beach for its great view, Naples Beach to escape the crowds, and
    Mavericks to watch brave surfers take on the legendary big


    Pillar Point RV Park
    provides some great amenities catering to RV campers available

    • Bike Rentals: Hop on a bike and
      explore the beautiful California Coastline.
    • Convenience
      Store: Grab drinks, snacks, or any last minute supplies you may have
      forgotten here.
    • Restroom/Showers: Enjoy a hot shower when
      the cool breeze kicks in.
    • Beach Access: This campground
      is located right on the beach, offering some spectacular


    is an RV campground only, with full ocean views and partial ocean views
    available. The maximum length of the ocean view RVs are 40 feet, and the
    partial view RVs are 36 feet. Full hookups are provided with water, electricity,
    sewage, cable TV, and Wi-Fi. Daily rates go from $70 for ocean views, and $55
    for partial views. Monthly rates are a flat $1,100.

    for more information.

    Golden Gate Bridge (Golden Gate Bridge, https://www.flickr.com/photos/suckamc/)

    Novato RV

    Novato RV Park is a great option for those
    wanting to relax in nature and explore the East Bay.


    This campground is
    located in Novato, CA, close to some of California’s most iconic sites,
    including the Golden Gate Bridge. Check out the Space Station Museum to learn
    more about the fascinating history of space travel. Golf Lovers should visit
    the Indian Valley Golf Course to play a round or two.


    Novato RV Park has
    everything needed to make your camping experience a comfortable

    • Full Hookups: 30/50 amp services are
    • Laundry Room: Don’t worry about under packing,
      this campground has laundry rooms on site.
    • Free Wi-Fi:
      Free internet access is available through the
    • Swimming Pool: The swimming pool is seasonal,
      so enjoy taking a dip on those hot summer
    • Pet-Friendly: Bring your pets and relax thanks to
      Novato RV Parks pet-friendly policy.


    Novato RV Park is
    another RV only campground that provides full hookups to campers. Daily rates
    start at $72.50, weekly rates start at $391.50, and a months stay runs from
    $975 to $1,500, depending on the time of year.

    Visit http://novatorvpark.com/
    for more information.

    Sunset - Shell Ridge (Walnut Creek Hills, https://www.flickr.com/photos/aidanmorgan/)

    Francisco/North Petaluma KOA

    Consistently rated
    as one of the top RV parks in the nation, San Francisco/North Petaluma KOA is
    a must visit for anyone looking to stay in the San Francisco/East Bay


    This campground is close
    to many attractions that are worth a visit. Go on a wine country tour, play a
    round on one of the many golf courses, explore beautiful San Francisco, and
    relax all day on the beach.


    SF/North Petaluma KOA
    has some fantastic amenities that cater towards both tent and RV

    • Swimming Pool: Taking a dip is the
      perfect way to relax on a hot summer day.
    • Hot Tub/Sauna:
      On cold days, relax inside the hot tub and
    • Firewood: There’s no need to search for firewood,
      the campground has all that you will need for sale.
    • Free
      Wi-Fi: Access to internet is free here.
    • Tour Shuttles:
      KOA provides tour shuttles to different areas of the East Bay including San
      Francisco and Napa Valley.


    campground is perfect for all types of campers, and there are many different
    options to suit different needs.

    • Tent Sites:
      There are 4 different tent sites options. Sites with water only, and water
      and electricity are available. Rates start at $39.50 per day without
      electricity, and $41 per day with electricity
    • RV Sites: There are 9 different RV site options
      ranging from full hookup sites with cable to no hookups. Rates run from
      $39.50 to $65 a day, depending on your site choice.
    • Cabin
      Sites: Those wishing to sleep in a more luxurious setting may want to
      consider the cabin accommodation. These cabins are suited for up to 6 people
      and are equipped with beds, partial kitchens, and bathrooms. The most basic
      cabins will cost you $65 a night. The larger and more luxurious cabins cost
      $145 a night.

    Visit http://koa.com/campgrounds/san-francisco/
    for more information.