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Golden Gate National Recreation Area Camping

Hawk Camp Bicentennial Campground

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Open All Year

Phone

(415) 331-1540

Details

Bicentennial Campground is the most accessible campground in the Park, approximately 100 yards from the parking area near Battery Wallace. There are three sites, each of which can accommodate up to two people with one tent. Water is available at the Visitor Center approximately one mile away. Campers may use BBQ grills in the nearby Battery Wallace picnic area. Maximum stay is three nights per year No fires allowed in the campground. No pets allowed. No fees.

Hawkcamp Campground

Open

Open All Year

Phone

(415) 331-1540

Details

The most remote of the GGNRA's campgrounds, Hawkcamp is located high above Gerbode Valley. There are three sites, each of which can accommodate up to four people. Choose between a strenuous 4-mile hike up the Bobcat trail from the Marin Headlands Visitor Center, or a 3.5-mile hike from the Tennessee Valley parking lot. Groups may reserve the entire campground from November 1 to March 31. The rest of the year, a maximum of three sites may be reserved per group. Maximum stay is three nights per year. Facilities: chemical toilets and picnic tables. There is no water available for drinking or cleaning. No wood or charcoal fires allowed however gas camp stoves may be used. No pets allowed. No fees.

Haypress Campground

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Open All Year

Phone

(415) 331-1540

Details

Located in the Tennessee Valley in the North end of the Marin Headlands (a gentle three-quarters of a mile walk from the parking lot in Tennessee Valley), Haypress has five sites. Each site can accommodate up to four people. Groups may reserve the entire campground from November 1 to March 31. The rest of the year, a maximum of three sites may be reserved per group. Maximum stay is three nights per year. No water is available. No wood or charcoal fires allowed. No pets. No fees.

Kirby Cove Campground and Picnic Area

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This popular campground in the Marin Headlands, has spectucular views of San Francisco and the Golden Gate. Campers will still enjoy a wooded setting, seclusion and protected campsites while dayuse areas have been improved for all to enjoy. Campsites are available for use only by prior reservation but anyone can walk down the road to enjoy the vistas and picnic on the bluffs or beach. For further information, call the Marin Headlands Visitor Center at 415-331-1540.

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