RV Parks in Marin County, California

RV Parks in Marin County, California
Marin County, Calif., is home to Mount Tamalpais, the birthplace of mountain biking, and the Skywalker Ranch--home of George Lucas' special effects empire, where Star Wars was born. Marin County has a ballet, an opera and a symphony. Another popular attraction is Muir Woods, a redwood forest with hiking trails, bird-watching and nature walks.

Olema RV Park and Campgrounds

The park is in the wild setting of Point Reyes National Sea Shore. Only a short distance to Napa Valley, San Francisco and the coast, the park gives guests convenient access to the sights of Marin County. The Olema has sites for 50-foot luxury buses and RVs, 30- and 50-amp electric hookups, a club room, a playground for kids, a remodeled shower and bathroom facility and access to 65,000 acres of unspoiled wilderness. There is a fire ring and picnic table at each site and guests have access to a post office, dump station, propane, ATM and Wi-Fi. Pets are allowed for a small fee but must be kept on a leash while in the park.

Olema RV Park and Campgrounds
10155 Highway 1, Box No. 175
Olema, CA 94950
(415) 663-8106

Novato RV Park

The Novato RV Park bills itself as "The Best of the City in a Country Setting." Novato is minutes from the Golden Gate Bridge and downtown San Francisco. Full hookups, including electric, water, sewer and cable television, are available at each site. Pets are welcome at Novato, and there are barbecue grills and picnic areas. Guests have access to the on-site laundry room and convenience store. Wi-Fi is available and a swimming pool is open seasonally. The park also is a green-certified business, using only environmentally sensitive cleaning products and keeping recycling bins available for visitors.

Novato RV Park
1530 Armstrong Ave.
Novato, CA 94945
(800) 733-6787

Petaluma KOA

The Petaluma/San Fransisco KOA gives AAA discounts. Full electric, water, sewer and TV hookups are available as well as free Wi-Fi. There is a laundry room, hot showers, private toilets, dump station, propane, barbecue grills, arcade, playgrounds and swimming pool. The park is pet-friendly and features a 4,000-acre dog park.

San Francisco Petaluma KOA
20 Rainsville Road
Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 763-1492
(800) 992-2267

Article Written By Eric Cedric

A former Alaskan of 20 years, Eric Cedric now resides in California. He's published in "Outside" and "Backpacker" and has written a book on life in small-town Alaska, "North by Southeast." Cedric was a professional mountain guide and backcountry expedition leader for 18 years. He worked in Russia, Iceland, Greece, Turkey and Belize. Cedric attended Syracuse University and is a private pilot.

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