• The Point Reyes Beach as viewed from the Point Reyes Headlands

    Point Reyes

    National Seashore California

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  • 2014 Harbor Seal Pupping Season Closures

    From March 1 through June 30, the park implements closures of certain Tomales Bay beaches and Drakes Estero to water-based recreation to protect harbor seals during the pupping season. Please avoid disturbing seals to ensure a successful pupping season. More »

  • 2014 Winter Shuttle Bus Operations Have Ended

    March 30, 2014, was the last day for the 2014 Winter Shuttle Bus System. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. is open daily from now through late December 2014. More »

  • Operational Changes Took Effect on May 1, 2013

    The Lighthouse Visitor Center is now only open Fridays through Mondays; closed Tuesdays through Thursdays, including Thanksgiving. The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center is open on weekends and holidays when shuttles are operating. More »

Nearby Campgrounds

Point Reyes National Seashore only offers backcountry hike-in camping. For those who would prefer to camp near their vehicle or in their RV, there are a number of campgrounds in Marin County and along the Sonoma Coast.

Golden Gate National Recreation Area Campgrounds

Campground Name

Phone # for information

Phone # for reservations

Distance from the Bear Valley Visitor Center

Drive-in or walk-in

Kirby Cove

415-331-1540

800-365-CAMP 52 km / 32 mi Drive-in
Haypress 415-331-1540 415-331-1540 56 km / 35 mi Hike-in 1.2 km / 0.75 mi
Hawk Camp 415-331-1540 415-331-1540 56 km / 35 mi Hike-in 5.5 km / 3.5 mi
Bicentennial Camp 415-331-1540 415-331-1540 56 km / 35 mi Hike-in 100 m / 100 yd

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California State Parks Campgrounds in Marin County

Campground Name Phone # for information Phone # for reservations Distance from the Bear Valley Visitor Center Drive-in or walk-in
Camp Taylor in Samuel P. Taylor State Park 415-488-9897 800-444-7275 10 km / 6 mi Both
Pantoll Campground in Mount Tamalpais State Park 415-388-2070 First-come, first-served 34 km / 21 mi Hike-in 100 m / 100 yd
Steep Ravine Cabins and Campground in Mount Tamalpais State Park 415-388-2070 800-444-7275 24 km / 15 mi Hike-in 100 m / 100 yd
China Camp State Park 415-456-0766 800-444-7275 43 km / 27 mi Hike-in

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California State Parks Campgrounds along Sonoma Coast

Campground Name Phone # for information Phone # for reservations Distance from the Bear Valley Visitor Center Drive-in or walk-in
Bodega Dunes in Sonoma Coast State Beach 707-875-3483 800-444-7275 64 km / 40 mi Both
Wright's Beach in Sonoma Coast State Beach 707-875-3483 800-444-7275 64 km / 40 mi Drive-in
Willow Creek Environmental Campground in Sonoma Coast State Beach 707-875-3483 First-come, first-served 80 km / 50 mi Hike-in
Pomo Canyon Campground in Sonoma Coast State Beach 707-875-3483 First-come, first-served 82 km / 51 mi Drive-in
Reef Campground at Fort Ross State Historic Park 707-847-3286 First-come, first-served 82 km / 51 mi Drive-in
Austin Creek State Recreation Area 707-869-2015 First-come, first-served 104 km / 65 mi Both

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Sonoma County Regional Parks Campgrounds

Campground Name Phone # for information Phone # for reservations Distance from the Bear Valley Visitor Center Drive-in or walk-in
Doran Park 707-875-3540 707-565-CAMP 50 km / 31 mi Drive-in
Westside Park 707-875-3540 707-565-CAMP 64 km / 40 mi Drive-in

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Private Campgrounds

Campground Name Phone # for information Phone # for reservations Distance from the Bear Valley Visitor Center Drive-in or walk-in
Olema Campground 415-663-8106 855-396-7193 1.3 km / 0.8 mi Drive-in
Lawson's Landing 707-878-2443 707-878-2443 34 km / 21 mi Drive-in
San Francisco North/ Petaluma KOA 800-992-CAMP 800-992-CAMP 40 km /25 mi Drive-in

Disclaimer: The National Park Service provides the names and phone numbers of area businesses in the neighboring communities as a visitor convenience. Inclusion on this list is not an endorsement.

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Purple ochre sea star

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