Equestrian (Horse) Camping: Frequently Asked Questions

Equestrian (horse) campsite reservations are by phone only. Check availability at ReserveAmerica.com before you call. Search by park name. “C” = CALL – the date is available.

How do I make a Reservation?

Reservations can be made by phone only at 1 (888) 327-2757, option 2: Mon. - Fri. 9am-3pm.

When can I make a Equestrian (Horse) Camping reservation?

Reservations for the Equestrian Group campsites must be made, at minimum, 3 days prior to the first day of camping. Reservations are open for the entire calendar year.

Reservations for the Individual equestrian campsites at Del Valle (H1, H2, H3 and H4) are available to book beginning 4 weeks in advance of the first date you wish to camp. Reservations must be made at least two days (48 hours) in advance. Same-day or first-come, first-served reservations are NOT available.

I want my reservation to BEGIN:  Last day Reservation staff can BOOK:  
 FridayTuesday (of same week)
 SaturdayWednesday (of same week)
 SundayThursday (of same week)
 MondayFriday (of prior week)
 TuesdayFriday (of prior week)
 WednesdayFriday (of prior week)
 ThursdayMonday (of same week)

How much does it cost to reserve an equestrian campsite?

Equestrian (Horse)   SitePer Night***
Bort Meadow in Anthony Chabot$200.00
Caballo Loco in Del Valle$100.00
Corral Camp at Las Trampas$75.00
ES Anderson Camp in Tilden$120.00

***SECURITY/DAMAGE DEPOSIT equal to one night fee is charged per site. 
***SERVICE FEE:  $8.00 non-refundable fee is charged per site reserved.  

How do I CHANGE or CANCEL my reservation?

NO REFUNDS will be given for unfavorable weather conditions (heat, rain, wind, etc.) during your stay. To cancel or change your reservation, you must call the Reservations Department at 1-888-327-2757, option 2 (9am-3pm PST, M-F).


  • 14 or more days in advance, 90% of the site use fees + 100% of the security deposit is refundable
  • 13 - 3 days in advance, 50% of the site use fees + 100% of the security deposit is refundable
  • Under 3 days, 100% of the security deposit is refundable. NO site use fees are refundable.


  • NO changes to the reservation will be made under 3 days.
  • 3 or more days in advance, an $8 reservation service fee will be assessed for adding or dropping nights, changing dates and/or changing sites. You will be responsible for paying for any additional nights or difference in site cost + the $8 reservation service fee. If dropping nights, you will be refunded the night(s) less the $8 reservation service fee. Each change to a reservation will incur an additional $8 reservation service fee.

NOTE: * The $8 reservation service fee paid upon initial reservation as well as any incurred from changes to a reservation are non- refundable.

Are horses included with my reservation?

No. All horses must be brought into and out of the park by their owner(s).

What are the check-in and check-out times?

All camping reservations begin at 2pm and end at noon the following day.

Am I allowed to make a reservation without having a horse?

No, at least one horse is required for each reserved equestrian (horse) site.
Caballo Loco requires at least 5 horses to reserve.

What are the quiet hours?

Quiet hours are 10pm to 7am. CAMPGROUND DISTURBANCES: PLEASE CALL 911 ON THE PARK PAYPHONE OR (510) 881-1121 TO NOTIFY PARK POLICE OF AFTER-HOURS PROBLEMS that need police attention. Other campers will be glad you brought the problem to the attention of the Regional Parks Police.


Anthony Chabot Regional Park
Del Valle Regional Park
Las Trampas Regional Wilderness
Tilden Regional Park


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