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Bicentennial Campground

5 Reviews

Closed For the Season

This campground is closed for the season from September 1, 2021 through September 30, 2021.

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This campground is closed for the season from September 1, 2021 through September 30, 2021.

About This Campground

National Recreation Area

Overview

Bicentennial Campground is in an ideal location in the Marin Headlands surrounded by a grove of cypress trees. The campground is a great location for those wanting to camp near the city. There is a moderate short hill to climb to/from the campground from the parking area. It is…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

5 Reviews of Bicentennial Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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V M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 16, 2021

Quite campground with great views

All three sites here are next to each other and have no seperation, but if you’re okay with that it’s a wonderful place to camp Site 3 is closest to the views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the trails connected to the campground but they all have easy access. One porta-potty for toilet Gorgeous…

  • sunset from edge of site 3
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Month of VisitNovember
NThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Feb. 12, 2021

A pleasant spot

3 sites, very close to each other/nothing separating them. Sites were clean. #3 is all shade. tent pad isn’t level but site is on the ocean side (hung my hammock w a view of the GGB) and felt like it had more room. #2 is all sun. #1 is partial sun, least visible from road above. Short hike down…

Jasim ِ.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2020

It's just ok

Only 3 tent sites available, You have to reserve ahead of time, No drive in access, unloading our staff was very big work, Very nice views and a lot of hiking trails are available

Location

Bicentennial Campground is located in California

Directions

Upon entering the Marin Headlands follow the signs to the Marin Headlands Visitor Center. Once you are there, drive less than 0.5 miles uphill and make the first left turn you can, followed by a right. You will see signs for Bicentennial Campground. Either parallel park on the road or in the small dirt pull-out.

Coordinates

37.8308911 N
122.52466336 W

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About This Campground

Overview

Bicentennial Campground is in an ideal location in the Marin Headlands surrounded by a grove of cypress trees. The campground is a great location for those wanting to camp near the city. There is a moderate short hill to climb to/from the campground from the parking area. It is downhill to the site and uphill back to the parking area.

Recreation

The Marin Headlands is noted for its great hiking, and many trails with scenic views are close by. Rodeo Beach is about 1.5 miles away. Point Bonita Lighthouse and the historic Nike Site are within walking distance.

Facilities

Bicentennial Campground has three campsites each accommodating up to three guests. Barbecue grills, food lockers and picnic tables are provided. The campground has a portable restroom on site and a pit toilet nearby.

Natural Features

The campground is secluded amongst a cypress tree grove and offers great views of the Golden Gate Bridge and city of San Francisco.

Nearby Attractions

Bicentennial Campground is a short walk from the Point Bonita Lighthouse and the Nike Missile Site. Also close by are some of the many coastal defense gun batteries, the Marin Headlands Visitor Center, and the city of San Francisco.

contact_info

This location has limited staffing. Please call (415) 331-1540 for general information.

Charges & Cancellations

Refer to Recreation.gov policy on changes and cancellations.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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