Butano SP is Crumb Clean. Visitors are required to watch this short video about the impact your food has on park wildlife.
Sites are available on on a first-come, first-served basis during the month of April. Site specific campsite reservations for May 2014 onward are available by clicking the online reservations tab to the right or by calling Reserve America at 1-800-444-7275.
Butano State Park is located in a secluded Redwood-filled canyon.
Location - Directions
The park is on the San Mateo Coast, off Highway One. Three miles northeast of the Gazos Creek Coastal Access Point by way of Gazos Creek Road, and about 4.5 miles southeast of Pescadero by way of the Pescadero and Cloverdale Roads.
Seasons/Climate Recommended Clothing
The weather can be changeable; layered clothing is recommended.
The park features miles of hiking trails, 21 drive-in campsites and 18 walk-in campsites. Restrooms with running water are provided. Drinking water is available at the park in both the campground and the day use areas. There are no showers.
Guided nature walks and weekend campfire programs are offered during the summer.
Dogs are permitted in the campground and in developed areas, providing they are controlled with a leash of no more than six feet at all times. Dogs are not permitted on the trails.
- Hours of Operation:
Sunrise to Sunset
- Park Office Telephone:
San Francisco Bay AreaCounty
Max Camper Length:
24 FeetMax Trailer Length
- Purchase Annual Passes
Sunrise to Sunset.
Winter Campground Closure
There is a seasonal campground closure at Butano State Park each winter. Dates vary. The annual closure also includes the backcountry trail camp as well.