At The Dyrt, we share camping tips from our community of campers and campgrounds. With so many campers staying home, we continue to share this info so you can plan future camping trips across the U.S.

Heading to Questival in San Francisco, CA and want to camp? We put together this list of popular campsites nearby.

Where to Camp Near Questival San Francisco

Questival San Francisco is kicking off at Crissy Field! Our campground recommendations start with top campgrounds by camping type, and then list campgrounds from closest to furthest, along with more information below.

Top recommendation for tent campers: Steep Ravine Environmental Campground

Steep Ravine Environmental Campground is the closest campsite that provides ample room for tent campers. Reservation, distance, and cost details below.





Best backup for tent campers: Pantoll Campground

Pantoll Campground is a little further than Steep Ravine Environmental Campground, but but has more room for tent campers and at a cheaper rate. Reservation, distance, and cost details below.

Top recommendation for RVers: San Francisco RV Resort

San Francisco RV Resort is an RVers dream. While they have tent sites, RVers will far outnumber tenters at this campground. Reservation, distance, and cost details below.

1. Steep Ravine Environmental Campground, CA

Photo from The Dyrt user Kelly S.

Distance: 11.7 miles

Rating: 5-star. “Gorgeous spot to pitch your tent on the ocean cliffs.” Read reviews here.

Website: Click here

Number of sites: 7 tent sites and 9 cabins.

Cost: $33 per night for a tent site and $100 for a cabin.

Reservations?: Reservations can be made online or by phone.

Phone number: (800) 444-7275

2. San Francisco RV Resort, CA

Distance: 13.7 miles

Website: Click here

Number of sites: 150 sites.

Cost: Prices range from $70-$91 per day.

Reservations?: Reservations can be made online or by phone.

Phone number: (877) 570-2267

3. Pantoll Campground, CA

Distance: 16.2 miles

Website: Click here

Number of sites: 16 sites.

Cost: $25 per night.

Reservations?: Reservations can be made online or by calling (800) 444-7275.

Phone number: (415) 388-2070

4. Back Ranch Meadows Campground, CA

Distance: 18.6 miles

Website: Click here

Number of sites: 33 clean and spacious campsites (all sites are walk-in).

Cost: $35 per night.

Reservations?: Reservations can be made online or by calling (800) 444-7275.

Phone number: (415) 488-5161

5. San Francisco North / Petaluma KOA, CA

Distance: 38.8 miles

Website: Click here

Number of sites: Many (exact number not listed).

Cost: Prices range from $60-$75 per night.

Reservations?: Reservations can be made online or by phone (800) 562-1233.

Phone number: (707) 763-1492

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