RV Campgrounds in Novato, California

RV Campgrounds in Novato, California
Novato, California is a bedroom community of the San Francisco Bay Area. Novato offers ample opportunities for outdoor recreation. Novato is near the Golden Gate Bridge, various wineries and many state parks. At nearby Point Reyes, visitors can hike the Earthquake Trail, which follows part of the San Andreas Fault Line. The Muir Woods offers hiking and mountain biking, and the coast provides sea-kayaking and fishing opportunities. RV travelers in the region will find several parks to choose from.

Novato RV Park

The Novato RV Park bills itself as "The Best of the City in the Country." The park has sites for most size RVs. Hookups include 30- or 50-amp electric, water, sewer and options for cable TV. There is Wi-Fi available in the park for guest use and pets are welcome. Bathrooms, showers, laundry room and picnic and common areas are on the grounds for guest use. There is a dog walk area for off-leash play for four-legged visitors. Mount Tamalpais and Point Reyes National Seashore are within a 30-minute drive. Mount Tamalpais claims to be the birthplace of modern mountain biking, and Point Reyes has sea-kayaking and grey-whale watching during the migration.

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

Olema RV Resort ad Campground

The Olema RV Resort offers visitors to the Novato region an RV park on 30 wooded acres. There are over 65,000 acres of wild-lands surrounding the campground's privately owned land, where guests can bike, hike, and backpack. Tule elk, black-tailed deer, coyotes, mountain lions, bobcats, weasels, badgers, harbor seals, grey whales, California sea lions and elephant seals can be observed from the trails and beaches of the region. The RV park has sites for most size RVs and tent campers. Hookups include the standard 30- or 50-amp electric, water, sewer, and cable TV. Wi-Fi is available as an option. Showers, bathrooms, and a laundry room are on the grounds. Pets are welcome if leashed.

Olema RV Resort and Campground
10155 Highway 1, Box #175
Olema, CA 94950
(415) 663-8106
olemaranch.com

Samuel P. Taylor State Park

Visitors to the Novato area can choose to stay at any number of state parks in the region. The Samuel P. Taylor State Park offers sites for both RV and tent campers. RV sites have hookups for water and 30- or 50-amp electric. Tent sites are primitive but have access to fresh water for cooking and drinking. All guests have use of the showers and bathrooms, picnic sites and barbecues. The park has nature trails, biking trails, and opportunities for bird-watching. Visitors can hike the trail to Mount Barnabe within the park. Pets are welcome but must be leashed at all times.

Samuel P. Taylor State Park
P.O. Box 251
Lagunitas, CA 94938
(415) 488-9897
parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=469

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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