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Kirby Cove Campground

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About This Campground

National Recreation Area

Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Kirby Cove is located just north of the Golden Gate Bridge at historic Battery Kirby. Visitors are awarded breathtaking views of San Francisco, its famous Golden Gate Bridge, and the rugged Pacific Coast of northern California. Recreation Hiking, picnicking and taking in the beautiful views from…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites

Reviews

14 Reviews of Kirby Cove Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Cecil  K.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2022

Fantastic secluded camping

Great time camping here in early November 2022. Stayed in spot 4, its furthest back into the canyon and I think it helped cut down on the wind. The walk to the beach was 60 seconds and the ocean can be seen from the site. Cool ww2 structures. You get a code to open the gate uptop and drive down…

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Month of VisitDecember
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Reviewed Jul. 19, 2022

Mountain camping

The reservations are very difficult to get and must do in advance as there are a few limited sites for Mount Tamalpais. It was not crowded but the weather in the evening was cold due to Summer fog! Incredible views, and wild life Do not depend on WiFi as you are camping on a mountain. Great…

Sitecamping Mt Tam
Month of VisitJune
allison W.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 15, 2022

I love the GGNRA

I grew up a stone’s throw from here and this is one of my favorite spots.

  • Bring layers! Yes, even in the summertime. Expect damp, chilly fog. Expect some wind. Expect 55F temperatures. A clear, sunny, windless day in Kirby Cove is kind of like winning the lottery.

  • Similarly, I totally…

Month of VisitAugust

Location

Kirby Cove Campground is located in California

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Directions

From San Francisco (travelling north) :   Cross the Golden Gate Bridge and take exit 442 onto Alexander Avenue. This will be the exit after the Vista Point. Continue straight for about a mile, and then turn left onto Bunker Road. Travel through the Baker-Barry Tunnel and continue straight until you can turn left onto McCullough Road. Continue uphill until you hit the traffic cricle, and take the 2nd exit onto Conzelman Road. Travel downhil until you reach Battery Spencer. The dirt road to Kirby Cove will be behind the white service gate. Park in the parking lot at Kirby Cove.  From Marin (travelling south) : From US-101 South, take the last exit before the Golden Gate Bridge onto Alexander Avenue. Turn right at the stop sign and continue straight for about a mile, until you can turn left onto Bunker Road. Travel through the Baker-Barry Tunnel and continue straight until you can turn left onto McCullough Road. Continue uphill until you hit the traffic cricle, and take the 2nd exit onto Conzelman Road. Travel downhil until you reach Battery Spencer. The dirt road to Kirby Cove will be behind the white service gate. Park in the parking lot at Kirby Cove.

Coordinates

37.82822256 N
122.49001997 W

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