The most comprehensive guide to camping in Northern California, by award-winning outdoors expert Tom Stienstra
Whether you're camping among towering redwoods, along rugged coastline, or in the High Sierra, you'll always find your perfect campsite with Moon Northern California Camping.
*A Campsite for Everyone: Pick the right tent or motorhome site with options ranging from secluded Sierra hike-ins to convenient roadside stopovers, including dog-friendly, family-friendly, and wheelchair accessible options, and strategic lists of the best campgrounds for hiking, swimming, and more
*Ratings and Essentials: All campgrounds are rated on a scenic scale and marked with amenities like restrooms, trailhead access, picnic areas, laundry, piped water, showers, and playgrounds
*Recreation Highlights: Discover nearby hiking, swimming, fishing, cycling, water-skiing, white water rafting, and hot springs
*Maps and Directions: Easy-to-use maps and detailed driving directions for each campground
*Skip the Crowds: Moon Northern California Camping contains many secluded spots and campgrounds that aren't available in the state's online reservation system
*Trailhead Access Campgrounds: Find sites that offer access to the John Muir Trail, the Pacific Crest Trail, and more, plus essential information on hiking
*Expert Advice: Expert outdoorsman Tom Stienstra knows his stuff; he's hiked 25,000 miles in and around these campgrounds for over 30 years
*Tips and Tools: Information on equipment, food and cooking, first aid, and insect protection, plus background on the climate, landscape, and history of the campsites
Whether you're a veteran or a first-time camper, Moon's comprehensive coverage and local insight will have you gearing up for your next adventure.
Exploring more of the Golden State? Try Moon California Camping.
Full coverage of: Redwood Empire, Shasta and Trinity, Lassen and Modoc, Mendocino and Wine Country, Sacramento and Gold Country, Tahoe and the Northern Sierra, the San Francisco Bay Area, Monterey and Big Sur, the San Joaquin Valley, Yosemite and Mammoth Lakes, and Sequoia and Kings Canyon