The Best Campgrounds in California

Most Popular California Campsites

We've ranked the best places to camp in California using our unique campsite popularity algorithm that accounts for the average rating and number of reviews for a campground, the number of people who have camped or wish they could camp at that campground. Sign up for a free account and vote for your favorite camping sites by submitting a campground review or creating a campground wishlist today!

New! Find the best campgrounds by city:
(4), Big Sur (4), White Mountain Ranger District (3), Fresno (3), San Luis Obispo (3), Mammoth Ranger District (2)

Rank Campground Location
1. Yosemite National ParkMariposa, California
2. Leo Carrillo SPMalibu, California
3. Upper Pines CampgroundYosemite Valley, California
4. Ed Z'berg Sugar Pine Point State ParkTahoma, California
5. Westport-Union Landing SBLeggett, California
6. Anthony Chabot Regional ParkCastro Valley, California
7. Grizzly Creek Redwoods SPWeott, California
8. Hendy Woods SPPoint Arena, California
9. Morro Bay State ParkSan Luis Obispo, California
10. Spruce Grove Trail CampAngeles National Forest, California
11. Grover Hot Springs SpMarkleeville, California
12. Julia Pfeiffer Burns SPBig Sur, California
13. Austin Creek State Recreation AreaGuerneville, California
14. Acton / Los Angeles North KoaActon, California
15. Richardson Grove SpGarberville, California
16. Chamise Flat Dispersed CampingKernville, California
17. Westport Beach / N Mendocino Coast KoaWestport, California
18. Whitney PortalMt. Whitney Ranger District, California
19. Prairie Creek Redwoods SPKlamath, California
20. Black Butte LakeOrland, California
21. Loon Lake, California
22. Yuba Pass CampgroundSierraville, California
23. Florence Keller Regional ParkCrescent City, California
24. Butte LakeMineral, California
25. WawonaYosemite National Park , California
26. Sheldon Creek CampgroundHopland, California
27. Standish-Hickey SRALeggett, California
28. Andrew Molera State ParkBig Sur, California
29. Limekiln SPBig Sur, California
30. Big Basin Redwoods State ParkBoulder Creek, California
31. Agnew MeadowsMammoth Ranger District, California
32. Prado DamChino, California
33. Lake Perris SRARiverside, California
34. Bridalveil Creek Group And Horse CampYosemite National Park , California
35. Dogwood, California
36. Crane FlatYosemite National Park, California
37. Kirby Cove CampgroundSausalito, California
38. Big BendMono Lake Ranger District, California
39. Convict LakeMammoth Ranger District, California
40. Pismo SBSan Luis Obispo, California
41. Alder Creek CampBig Sur, California
42. Samuel P. Taylor SPLagunitas, California
43. Angel Island State ParkBelvedere Tiburon, California
44. Big Pine CreekWhite Mountain Ranger District, California
45. Big MeadowWhite Mountain Ranger District, California
46. Death Valley National ParkDeath Valley, California
47. Fremont Peak SPHollister, California
48. Wildomar CampgroundLake Elsinore, California
49. Caspers Wilderness ParkSan Juan Capistrano, California
50. Bishop ParkWhite Mountain Ranger District, California
51. Sequoia & Kings Canyon National ParksFresno, California
52. Carpinteria SBSanta Barbara, California
53. Channel Islands National ParkVentura, California
54. Calaveras Big Trees SPAngels Camp, California
55. Point Mugu SPVentura, California
56. Coyote PointValley Springs, California
57. Crystal Cove Beach CottagesLaguna Beach, California
58. Blue RidgeWrightwood, California
59. Manker FlatsClaremont, California
60. Chilao Recreation AreaLa Canada, California
61. Golden Gate National Recreation AreaSan Francisco, California
62. Lava Beds National MonumentTulelake, California
63. Half Moon Bay SBSan Mateo, California
64. MacKerricher SPFort Bragg, California
65. Manresa SBCastroville, California
66. Montana de Oro SPSan Luis Obispo, California
67. Sonoma Coast SBBodega Bay, California
68. Topanga State ParkMalibu, California
69. Boca ReservoirTruckee, California
70. Lake SonomaHealdsburg, California
71. Stampede ReservoirTruckee, California
72. Bandido Group CampgroundSan Fernando, California
73. Cerro Alto CamgroundTempleton, California
74. Emigrant Group, California
75. Green ValleyFawnskin, California
76. Liberty Glen (lake Sonoma)Geyserville, California
77. Mount Shasta City KoaMount Shasta City, California
78. Pio PicoJamul, California
79. San Elijo SbCardiff, California
80. San GorgonioAngelus Oaks, California
81. Yellowjacket, California
82. Irvine Regional ParkOrange, California
83. Auburn State Recreation AreaAuburn, California
84. Mendocino Woodlands State ParkMendocino, California
85. Redwood National and State ParksDel Norte & Humboldt counties, California
86. Doheny SBSan Juan Capistrano, California
87. Millerton Lake SRAFresno, California
88. Russian Gulch SPFort Bragg, California
89. Upper San Juan CampgroundLake Elsinore, California
90. Pine Flat LakeFresno, California
91. Fairview CampgroundKernville, California
92. Ellery LakeMono Lake Ranger District, California
93. Gould Mesa Trail CampLa Canada, California
94. Fall Creek Trail CampAngeles National Forest, California
95. Devils Postpile National Monumentthe Sierra Nevada near Mammoth Lakes, California
96. Joshua Tree National ParkTwentynine Palms, California
97. Santa Monica Mountains National RecreatiThousand Oaks, California
98. Humboldt Redwoods SPWeott, California
99. McConnell SRAMerced, California
100. Mount Diablo SPWalnut Creek, California

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