You can pitch a tent, view the stars and take in the sounds of the night from any of five public campgrounds in the Golden Gate National Parks.

Bicentennial Camp >>
Hawk Camp >>
Haypress Campground >>
Kirby Cove Campground >>
Rob Hill Campground >>


Bicentennial Camp 

At just 100 yards from Conzelman Road and the Battery Wallace parking and picnic areas, Bicentennial Campground is the most accessible of the four campgrounds in the Marin Headlands. It overlooks Bonita Cove and offers views of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge.

Facilities:

  • 3 camp sites, each suitable for one tent with up to three people.
  • Water is available 1 mile away at the Marin Headlands Visitor’s Center.
  • BBQ grills are available at the nearby picnic area.
  • Reservations required.

Restrictions:

  • 3 night maximum stay per year.
  • No camp fires.
  • No pets.

Fees: $20. Book online at recreation.gov up to three months in advance of visit. Note: These are NOT drive-up sites although parking is in close proximity to camp sites..


Hawk Camp 

Hawk Campground is CLOSED until further notice for deferred maintenance.

Hawk Camp is located high in the hills overlooking Gerbode Valley and is the most remote of the campgrounds in the Golden Gate National Parks. It may be accessed via a 3-mile hike along the Bobcat Trail from the Marin Headlands Visitor’s Center, or via a 2-mile Hike from the Tennessee Valley parking area.

Facilities:

  • 3 camp sites, each suitable for up to four people.
  • Picnic tables.
  • Chemical toilets.
  • Reservations required.

Restrictions:

  • 3 night maximum stay per year.
  • No wood or charcoal camp fires, although gas camp stoves may be used.
  • No pets.

Fees: Free. When open, reservations may be made by calling the Marin Headlands Visitor Center at (415) 331-1540. Bookings may be made up to one month in advance of planned visit.


Haypress Campground 

Haypress Campground is nestled in the heart of Tennessee Valley, .75-miles from the Tennessee Valley parking area.

Facilities:

  • 5 camp sites, each suitable for up to four people.
  • Reservations required.

Restrictions:

  • 3 night maximum stay per year.
  • No wood or charcoal camp fires, although gas camp stoves may be used.
  • No pets.

Reservations may be made by calling the Marin Headlands Visitor Center at (415) 331-1540.

Bookings may be made up to one month in advance of visit. There are not any so-called "walk up" sites.

Fees: None.


Kirby Cove Campground 

Adjacent to the north side of the Bridge this is a beach-side campground boasting spectacular views. It is open April through October, and is a great spot to appreciate the rugged California coastline and to explore historic Battery Kirby.

Facilities:

  • Kirby Cove has a total of 5 camp sites and one day use area.
  • Vault toilets.
  • Picnic tables.
  • Fire rings.
  • Reservations required.

Camp site No. 5 is ADA accessible. Those wishing to camp with ADA access have priority over the general public for this site. We can provide access through a second gate for those ADA placard holders wishing to camp there.

Fees: $30/$45 for day use Book online at recreation.gov up to three months in advance of visit.


Rob Hill Campground 

This campground, the only overnight one in the city, sits atop the highest point in the Presidio overlooking Baker Beach and the Pacific Ocean. It is open April through October. The Rob Hill Campground is also home to the Crissy Field Center’s Camping at the Presidio program.

Facilities:

  • 2 camp sites open to the public, each able to accommodate up to 30 people.
  • Restrooms.
  • Picnic tables.
  • Campfire circles.
  • Reservations required.

Restrictions:

  • 5 night maximum stay.
  • No alcohol, smoking, amplified music, or generators.
  • No pets.

Fees: $100/night/site