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205 Reviews of 23 Berkeley Campgrounds

Melissa W.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jan. 23, 2022

Orchard Hill Loop

Giving this campground 4 stars instead of 5 because the some of the sites are very close to each other. Our site (31) was separated from the one next to us by a fence. Luckily, we never got neighbors but they would have been VERY close. Also, the showers take tokens which are inconvenient to go buy…

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  • site 28 on the left, site 30 on the right
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Month of VisitFebruary
Jordan L.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2022

Nice spot nearby

Tons of hiking trails, summit trail was nearby our spot in Juniper, no water available when we went, gates are closed sunset-sunrise, all around a cool spot and its nice how close it is to home. Seems pretty difficult to get a reservation, but its worth it if you can get in

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Site24
Month of VisitFebruary
Blake H.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2021

Large and well-maintained with excellent nearby hiking

Great campground, stayed 4 nights in December. Highlights include sunrise views over the lake and hills with rolling fog, wild turkeys everywhere, smell of eucalyptus, warm showers, and scores of dedicated staff who genuinely care about this place. Sites are also nicely-spaced apart. (Though this…

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Site47
Month of VisitJanuary
Blake H.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2021

3 campgrounds, Juniper the best, but sunset lock-in

Mt. Diablo SP has 3 campgrounds: Live Oak, Juniper, and several first come first serve sites at the junction of South Gate and North Gate roads about 2000ft up the mountain.

Live Oak is the closest to the entrance (and town), and features some cool rock formations to explore, but it's colder,…

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Month of VisitJanuary
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Reviewed Nov. 30, 2021

Beautiful and safe

Being a women camping by myself with my dog, it’s a very beautiful, very safe campground right on the ocean

Site41
Month of VisitDecember
Lloyd G.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Nov. 26, 2021

Camping w/ Family

An excellent place to camp that's just minutes away from San Francisco. Trails are well kept and maintained.

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Month of VisitNovember
Derek & Alex W.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2021

Way better than the bad reviews say!

If you want a great little place with quick easy access to San Francisco that has a great view of the ocean this place is great! And affordable! It's a little extra on a Thousand Trails membership... but the area is just so crazy expensive I can understand the need. The staff was welcoming on the…

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Site84
Month of VisitNovember
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Reviewed Nov. 20, 2021

Awesome spot!

Awesome campground right by the beach in beautiful Half Moon Bay. Enjoy the sound of the ocean waves all night long. Sites are spacious, level and have picnic tables. Electric hook up is available but no water or sewer. They have a dump station for $10. Bathrooms have toilets on one side,…

  • view from the camper
  • walk along the beach
Site48
Month of VisitDecember
Stuart K.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 28, 2021

Craggy Meadow Urban Hideout

Let's just call a spade a spade here, alright? This campground isn't going to be one that you look back at and fondly recollect a surreal experience in the middle of nature with all of the rustic touches one might come to expect when camping in NorCal. And while the Redwoods and Sequoias will steal…

  • Scenes like this with a passing dear are not all that rare
  • Even the little ones enjoy the hiking here!
  • Nature center nearby
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Stuart K.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 28, 2021

Campground Cul-de-Sac

This site is a nice hidden gem that many won't know even has a campground. While tiny and available only for a small number of campers, if you can get a spot booked well in advance, you'll have the place nearly all to yourself. Located just off of 680, you'll take Bollinger Canyon Road where you'll…

  • From the parking lot, you'll walk 100 paces to come to this gate, push and enter
  • Looking back at the parking lot (where there's a solid 70 or so parking spots) - careful, on the weekend, this place gets crowded!
  • Keep this gate shut, otherwise we'll have cows on the highway!
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Month of VisitOctober
H L.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 15, 2021

Truly special little site

Hiking in from the falls site at sunset will reward you with the most spectacular sunset views!! It’s easier to hike in from the Bear Valley side though and then you can always do a little evening hike along the ridge too. Love camping so close to the beach and the campsites have some privacy from…

Month of VisitOctober
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Reviewed Sep. 29, 2021

Amazing view

Amazing view, great temperature, bring heater. Conversions welcome

Site26
Month of VisitOctober
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Reviewed Sep. 25, 2021

Love it

Will we just got here but it’s nice so far

Site09
Month of VisitOctober

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