Sky Campground

A family of seven sit around a picnic table in a grassy campsite surrounded by shrubs and an orange tent.
Enjoy the new views opened up by 2020's Woodward Fire at Sky Campground.

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A trail leads through grass and shrubs towards a few campsites with a view of the ocean on the left.
Looking west at Sky Campground from near Sky Campsite 5.

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Site Availability and Directions

Sites available for reservations through Recreation.gov three (3) months to the day in advance: Regular sites #3, #6, #8, #9, & #11 and Group site #2

Sites available for reservations through Recreation.gov 14 days in advance: Regular sites #4, #5, #7, #10, & #12

Regular site #1 becomes available most mornings ~9:30 am for one-night, same-day reservations through Recreation.gov (not in-person at the Bear Valley Visitor Center)

 

Hiking Routes

There are many potential hiking routes to get to Sky Campground. The two most popular routes are from the Sky Trailhead and the Bear Valley Trailhead.

The easiest and shortest approach to Sky Campground is via a 2.2 km (1.4 miles) moderate uphill hike through the woods from the Sky Trailhead (geographic coordinates: 38.0549, -122.8381; elevation 250 meters [840 feet]), which is located along Limantour Road.

For a more challenging hike, park at the Bear Valley Trailhead (geographic coordinates: 38.0398, -122.7994) to engage in a steeper uphill hike.

Overnight parking is available in the gravel parking lot near the trailhead; do not park in the paved lot near the visitor center. Download the Bear Valley Area Map (427 KB PDF), which shows the location of the trailhead parking lot relative to the Bear Valley Visitor Center.

There are many potential routes. The shortest two are via the Mt. Wittenberg or Meadow trails (both 4.3 km [2.7 mile]). For longer hikes, one can head up the Horse Trail or Old Pine Trail, or follow a number of other possible routes.

There is only one route to Sky Campground open to bicycles and other non-motorized wheeled devices, like wagons. Start at the Sky Trailhead (geographic coordinates: 38.0549, -122.8381; elevation 250 meters [840 feet]), which is located along Limantour Road. Follow the Sky Trail south 2.2 km (1.4 miles) uphill through the woods to Sky Campground.
 

Last updated: September 2, 2022

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Mailing Address:

1 Bear Valley Road
Point Reyes Station , CA 94956

Phone:

415-464-5100
This number will initially be answered by an automated attendant, from which one can opt to access a name directory, listen to recorded information about the park (i.e., directions to the park; visitor center hours of operation; fire danger information; wildlife updates; ranger-led programs; seasonal events; etc.), or speak with a ranger. Please note that if you are calling between 4:30 pm and 10 am, park staff may not be available to answer your call.

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