Go Back   iRV2 Forums > CAMPING, TRAVEL and TRIP PLANNING > Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 12-10-2011, 07:24 PM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 2
San Fransisco area campgrounds

Traveling to area in June in our motor home and need advice on nice campgrounds. We like state parks, but it appears that our coach is too long for most.

Soleary is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 12-10-2011, 08:37 PM   #2
Moderator Emeritus
RickO's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Litchfield Park, Arizona
Posts: 10,530
Welcome to the forum!

Big rigs can be a challenge in State and National Parks. The San Francisco area doesn't have a wide variety but we're headed that way tomorrow.

You won't find anything in The City itself. Probably the closest one I think is called the San Francisco RV Resort and it's overlooking the ocean in Pacifica. I've never stayed there but from what I've read it sounds like mostly paved spots.

We now stay at Navato RV Resort in the north bay. Nothing fancy but close to the ferry. I've heard that some like the Pleasanton Fairgrounds... which is quite a way from SF but has access to BART rapid transit system which can take you in to SF.

Good Luck


Rick, Nancy, Peanut & Lola our Westie Dogs & Bailey the Sheltie.

2007 Itasca Ellipse 40FD
RickO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-11-2011, 12:10 AM   #3
Senior Member
HeapBigEngin's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 636
There have been several posts this year on this very topic...with lots of folks offering suggestions. I would suggest you do a search on this forum....you should find a bunch of useful tips and info.
2003 Fleetwood Revolution DP
HeapBigEngin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-11-2011, 08:41 PM   #4
Senior Member
mgosselin's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 168
Trailer Villa RV Park in Redwood City. They have a new section in the back with about 30 concrete sites. Some pull through and some back in. Very clean and very quite. Will use this again as base camp for trips to San Fran.

We stayed here about 3 weeks ago and they have room for big rigs.
Mike Gosselin
2007 Fleetwood Discovery 39S
Toad- 2013 Ford Explorer
mgosselin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-11-2011, 09:27 PM   #5
Senior Member
RVThere's Avatar
Freightliner Owners Club
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Florida Keys
Posts: 2,214
We stayed at the SF RV Resort in Pacifica twice. All paved sites but right on the ocean.

You can walk to the supermarket and a great place to have fish & chips.
Tom and Katharine
'07 Winnebago Tour 40TD, 400hp Cummins
'17 Winnebago View 24V, '02 R-Vision B+
RVing for 19 years & 150,000+ miles
RVThere is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-11-2011, 09:40 PM   #6
Senior Member
kalynzoo's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Northridge, Ca
Posts: 751
We have stayed a few times at KOA Petaluma. It is a lovely, paved, large campground just over the Golden Gate from the San Francisco Pier district. We will gladly return there on our next trip to the SF area.
kalynzoo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-11-2011, 11:33 PM   #7
Senior Member
Arch Hoagland's Avatar
Monaco Owners Club
Workhorse Chassis Owner
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Clovis, CA, USA
Posts: 6,663
Candlestick RV Park, San Francisco

Have stayed here many times. Very pricey and can be very close together. But to get into the city is pretty easy from there.

Make reservations, especially if the 49ers are playing across the street

2004 Monaco La Palma 36DBD, W22, 8.1, 7.1 MPG
2000 LEXUS RX300 FWD 22MPG 4020 LBS

Don't know where I'm going, spose I'll get there anyway.
Arch Hoagland is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Galvestion, TX Area - A New CG in the area Wayne M Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 4 05-20-2011 08:55 AM
San Diego Campgrounds wlw41 Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 16 01-04-2011 05:12 PM
Campgrounds in the area of Camarillo and San Francisco, CA Tom-NC Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 1 05-10-2009 03:34 PM
San Francisco Bay Area Mess.. MonacoMama Navigation, Routes & Roads 0 04-29-2007 08:33 PM
Golden, Colorado area campgrounds OC-RV Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 5 04-02-2007 04:50 AM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:01 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.