Tent at Morgan Territory with view of Mount Diablo

Camping

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  • Family camping at Anthony Chabot, Del Valle, or Dumbarton Quarry Campground on the Bay is available to book up to 12 weeks in advance of the arrival date. Call the Reservations Department or visit www.reserveamerica.com to check availability and to book.

  • Backpacking and Group camping (9+ people) is available to book for dates in 2022, excluding seasonal closures. 2023 Backpacking and Group camping reservations will open on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, at 9am (phone only). Call the Reservations Department to check availability and to book backpacking or group camping reservations.

 

The Reservations Department often experiences very high call volumes with extended wait times. If the call center has reached the maximum number of calls or you encounter a busy signal, please try your call again at a later time. We work through calls as quickly as possible, and we appreciate your patience and look forward to helping you. 

Reservations Monthly Phone Closure: The Reservations Department phones will close early for training on Wednesday, December 21. Phones will only be open from 9 am -1 pm.

East Bay Regional Park District offers a wide variety of camping options.
The District Map (PDF) shows the locations of camping sites.

Types of Camping

Family Campsites

“Family” campsites are available for those interested in having a traditional camping experience.
There are three family campgrounds: 

Group Campsites

Group campsites are available for groups with 9 or more people. Group sites are available at:
Anthony Chabot Regional Park | Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve | Briones Regional Park | Coyote Hills Regional Park | Del Valle Regional Park | Garin Regional Park | Las Trampas Wilderness Regional Preserve | Point Pinole Regional Shoreline | Reinhardt Redwood Regional Park | Round Valley Regional Preserve, and Tilden Regional Park.

  • Group camping FAQs and important reservation information.
  • Fees
  • Group campsite reservations must be made at least 3 days prior to your arrival date.
    Example: The last day to reserve for a Friday arrival date is the previous Tuesday.
     

Backpacking Campsites

Backpacking sites are available at: 
Anthony Chabot Regional Park | Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve | Mission Peak Regional Preserve | Morgan Territory Regional Preserve | Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve | Sunol/Ohlone Regional Wilderness (Ohlone Wilderness Trail Permit Required) | Round Valley Regional Preserve

  • Backpack camping FAQs and important reservation information
  • Fees
  • Backpack camping reservations must be made at least 2 days prior to your arrival date.
    Example: The last day to reserve for a Friday arrival date is the previous Wednesday.

Cabin Camping

Cabin camping is available at Del Valle Regional Park. There are five cabins available.

  • Cabin camping FAQs and important reservation information
  • Fees
  • Cabin camping reservations must be made at least 3 days prior to your arrival date.
    Example: The last day to reserve for a Saturday arrival date is the Wednesday (of the same week)

Equestrian (Horse) Camping

Equestrian (Horse) camping is available at:
Anthony Chabot Regional Park | Del Valle Regional Park | Las Trampas Regional Wilderness | Tilden Regional Park

  • Equestrian FAQs and important information
  • Fees
  • Equestrian camping reservations must be made at least 3 days prior to your arrival date.
    Example: The last day to reserve for a Friday arrival date is the previous Tuesday.
  • Note: in order to reserve an equestrian site, a horse must be at the site and staying overnight.
    Caballo Loco requires a minimum of 5 horses to reserve.

Free Camping Partnership for Non-Profits

The Outdoor Recreation Department offers a 3-year partnership program to Alameda and Contra Costa County non-profits where our staff provide one free camping trip and three-day trips to your organization for three consecutive years. Not only do the kids or families receive a memorable experience in the great outdoors, but partner staff also receive valuable training and resources to eventually lead their own camping trips. Through the Community Outreach Outdoor Program (CO-OP), the Park District provides a bus, all camping gear, food, program leadership, and training. The non-profit partner provides promotion and registers campers, attends trainings, and then helps lead the trips. If your non-profit organization is interested, visit the Community Outreach section on the Outdoor Recreation page to apply for this partnership.

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