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First-Come First-Served Campgrounds

These sites usually fill up by early Friday before a holiday weekend.  If you are planning on camping at a first-come, first-served site, please allow for back-up plans if no sites are available.

All parks have piped drinking water and no shower facilities unless otherwise stated.  Call the park for more information.

Region 1: North Coast

Humbolt Lagoons SP

707-488-2041

Environmental sites. No water. Pit toilets. Tables. Fire rings.

Manchester SP

707-937-5804

10 environmental sites. 18 primitive sites. Chemical toilets. Fire grills. Campers up to 30 feet. Trailers up to 22 feet.

Navarro River Redwoods SP

707-895-3141

Paul M Dimmick: 25 developed sites. Toilets. Fire grills. Campers up to 30 feet. Trailers up to 24 feet. Navarro Beach: 10 primitive sites. No water. Toilets.

Sinkyone Wilderness SP

707-986-7711

Developed and primitive hike-in sites. Pit toilets. No water.

Tolowa Dunes SP

707-464-6101

6 primitive sites. composting toilets. Fire rings, No water.

Westport-Union Landing SB

707-937-5804

65 primitive sites. Chemical toilets. Fire rings. Tables.

   

Region 2: Shasta Cascade

Ahjumawi Lava Springs SP

530-335-2777

Environmental boat-in sites. No land access.

   

Region 3: Gold Country

Auburn SRA

530-885-4527

100 primitive sites. Tables. No drinking water.

Indian Grinding Rock SHP

209-296-7488

23 developed sites. 45 environmental sites. Flush toilets. Tables. Campers up to 27 feet. Trailers up to 27 feet.

 

Region 5: San Francisco Bay Area

Carnegie SVRA

925-447-9027

50 primitive sites. Flush toilets. Tables.

Castle Rock SP

408-867-2952

23 primitive hike-in sites. No drinking water.

Forest of Nisene Marks SP

831-763-7062

Environmental sites. Up to 6 mile hike to some. No water.

Mount Tamalpais SP

415-388-2070

Developed, environmental, and hike and bike sites. Flush toilets. Tables.

   

Region 6: Central Coast

Andrew Molera SP

831-667-2315

Primitive hike-in (1/3 mile) sites. Flush toilets. Tables.

Emma Wood SB (South)

805-968-1033

1 hike and bike site. No water.

Hollister Hills SVRA

831-637-3874

125 Primitive sites, water, showers at one campground.

   

Region 7: Central Valley

George J. Hatfield SRA

209-632-1852

21 developed sites. 1 group site. Tables. Campers up to 32 feet. Trailers up to 31 feet.

   

Region 8: Los Angeles County

Hungry Valley SVRA

661-248-7007

Primitive sites. Tables. Flush toilets. No drinking water.

Saddleback Butte SP

661-942-0662

50 primitive sites. Flush toilets. Tables. Campers up to 30 feet. Trailers up to 30 feet.

Topanga SP

310-455-2465

8 hike and bike sites. Pit toilets, water.

   

Region 12: Deserts

Ocotillo Wells SVRA

760-767-5391

Primitive sites. No drinking water. No limit on camper/trailer size.

Picacho SRA

760-996-2963

59 primitive sites. Showers. Flush toilets. Campers up to 35 feet. Trailers up to 30 feet.

Providence Mountains SRA

760-928-2586

6 primitive sites. Flush toilets. Fire grills, no showers. Campers up to 32 feet. Trailers up to 31 feet.

Red Rock Canyon SP

661-942-0662

50 primitive sites, campers & trailers to 30 feet, no shower.