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47 days ago

"Great Coastal Camping in an Amazing Area"

Pros: Pros: Site - mostly level Hookups - Water/Sewer and 20/30/50 amp power Pets - Allowed in camp and on the trails (on a leash) Generators - allowed during generator hours Weather - Sunny; this campground has great weather for beach... Read more

Harris Beach State Park Brookings, OR
60 days ago

"Great Campground Close to the Beach"

Pros: Cost - Very inexpensive for full hookups Site - Semi-private, mostly level Hookups - Water/Sewer and 20/30/50 amp power Pets - Allowed in camp and on the beach (on a leash) Generators - not allowed Weather - Sunny; this campground... Read more

Wright's Beach Campground Bodega Bay, CA
181 days ago

"You should camp here!"

Site: Mostly level Pets: Allowed in the campground and on the beach, but not on the trail Hookups: None, but a fill station and dump station are located at Bodega Dunes Campground Generators: Are allowed during specific hours Amenities: Flush... Read more

235 days ago

"Lack-luster camping, but close access to amazing trees"

Site: Very unlevel Bathroom: Directly behind site. Coin-operated showers. Bears: Bear boxes provided. Elevation: 4628 Occupancy: Two vehicles and eight people. Overflow parking available. Hookups: None, but a dump station is free with... Read more

Sly Park Recreation Area Pollock Pines, CA
261 days ago

"Few campers in winter and low fees"

Pros: -Level site -Access to trails up to 20 trails (feet, horse, bike) -Dump station (back in) -Access to lake for boating -Activities: Kayak and paddle board rentals. Also, water skiing, wake boarding, canoeing, fishing, and sailing if you... Read more

294 days ago

"Noisy, but close to fun activities"

Pros: 1. Close to daffodil Hill, Black Chasm Caverns, as well as the very small old-time town of Volcano 2. Adjacent to the State Historic Park (SHP) including the Indian Grinding Rock sites, Miwok buildings and cultural museum 3. There are a... Read more
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"Great Coastal Camping in an Amazing Area"
Harris Beach State Park
Brookings, OR
"Great Campground Close to the Beach"
Wright's Beach Campground
Bodega Bay, CA
"You should camp here!"
"Lack-luster camping, but close access to amazing trees"
Sly Park Recreation Area
Pollock Pines, CA
"Few campers in winter and low fees"
"Noisy, but close to fun activities"
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Calaveras Big Trees Camping (2019)

Have you ever wanted to camp at Calaveras Big Trees State Park? You’ll see the details and get the shake down of campsites and discover why Calaveras Big Trees is a great camping destination. Come w...

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Camping Indian Grinding Rock State Park (2019)

Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park campground is a small campground located close to the town of Volcano, in Amador County. In March, as the daffodils bloom, this campground is a great launching...

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Camping Sly Park - Jenkinson Lake (2019)

A review and some highlights of the the Sly Park, Jenkinson Lake campground, he lake and trails. This lake, in Northern California has a plethora of outdoor activities available to any adventure seeker...

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Wrights Beach Campground (2019)

Check out our other camping videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list...Wright’s Beach Campground is a California State Park for camping near Bodega Bay and Jenner. This campground video shows on...

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You Should Camp Here – Wright’s Beach

When I was a kid, my dad took my sister and me on a beach camping trip in Mexico.  I remember seeing a mountain of abalone shells, probably 10 feet high.  This is one of the many precious memories...

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Camping Indian Grinding Rock State Park

It’s easy to get a site at Indian Grinding Rock SHP campground in January.  That’s understandable given how cold the weather is at that time of year.  The campground is very small (22 sites) but ha...

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Camping Calaveras Big Trees State Park

By far the most impressive feature of Calaveras Big Trees State Park are the amazing giant sequoias.  The Discovery Tree, purported to be over 1200 years old, was the first widely publicized disco...

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Camping Sly Park – Jenkinson Lake

Jenkinson Lake is a 650-acre reservoir near Pollack Pines and is part of the Sly Park Recreation area.  The lake has a plethora of outdoor activities available to any adventure seeker.  We went the...

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