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Olema Campground

Olema, California


10155 Highway 1
Olema, California 94950
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Sites: 187
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 38.04289
Longitude: -122.79024

Elevation: 50' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ 55+ no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault no
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails no
  • Rec Room Rec Room ?
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking no
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes ?
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf ?
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts ?
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access no

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56 Reviews

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Review Count: 17
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2018 - $53.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed 5 nights here to visit the Point Reyes area as well as the Napa Valley wineries. This was a good location to get to the National Seashore which was spectacular. The campground was rustic, with gravel sites, but well kept. Our site was a pull-in (back out) which was good for our 43 ft. motorhome. It was pretty quiet - even when a group of about 90 third graders camp and camped there. We actually enjoyed watching them running around playing and they loved our golden retriever, Gus! We camped at Olema Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
J O
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Other
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 10
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: March, 2018 - $50.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed 5 nights to see the Point Reyes area. We liked it well enough to plan on visiting again next January. As has been said, it floods in the winter, but the sites near the office were fine. Mainly the tent camping was flooded. It was a bit muddy, but the site we were in was fine. As has been said, the wifi internet gets overwhelmed in the evenings, but we had enough cell service to for a hotspot. We camped at Olema Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
J8
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

In the winter, go see the elephant seals. Great cheese at the Cowgirl Creamery in Point Reyes Station. Excellent dinner at "Sir & Star", less than a 1/4 mile from the campground.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $50.00
Overall Rating:

Spent 3 days in this park. Staff is very friendly and helpful, the park even has a post office in it. Lots of room and quiet. We camped at Olema Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 19
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $58.00
Overall Rating:

A good destination spot for families. Wifi non existent in the evening They charge $10 more per night on the weekend. Rate above is average without Good Sam discount. Rates for 50 amp full hookups same as for 30amp E&W good campfire setup We camped at Olema Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Number
J8 217
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

About 30 minutes from grocery, see the Point Reyes lighthouse and see the Sea Elephants, 20 minutes from Stinson Beach

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $51.00
Overall Rating:

Love this park, kind of old school but well kept and a very pleasant setting. Have stayed three times here. We camped at Olema Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Pt Reyes NS, Pt Reyes Station, Farmhouse Restaurant in Olema, Cowgirl Creamery, excellent bookstore in Pt Reyes Station.

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Review Count: 50
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $60.00
Overall Rating:

Rate reflects a weekend stay. Our site was back-in, on one of the little cul-de-sacs towards the rear of the park. 30 amp electric and water were fine. Note that the main loop at the front of the park is the only part of the park with sewer connections; the rest of the RV spots are W/E only. There are also several tent-only areas. The sites on the main loop at the very front of the park appear quite tight, whereas those further around the loop are spaced more adequately and some have separating greenery. The W/E sites are in pairs with a common electric pedestal, so one is back-in, the other pull-in (back out). This is a basic campground, not a "resort", but well-kept. Appears very family friendly, based on the number of kids riding bikes around the campground. Although the campground was dry when we visited, it is low-lying with a stream at the rear of the park and I can well envision the flooding that others mention in their reviews. Three stars for value only because of the location, as there are not amenities to justify the relatively high price. We camped at Olema Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
204
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Olema, a blink-and-you-miss-it town, is a 1/4 mile walk south on Hwy 1 and the Farmhouse restaurant/bar is a good casual dining option. Up the road a couple miles north is Point Reyes Station. Check out Bovine Bakery with great muffins and sweet rolls and a next-door picnic area at which to enjoy them. Diesel/gasoline and a supermarket there, too. If you have a full day to hike, Point Reyes National Seashore Park has excellent trails through forest, past backpack campsites, to the coast.

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Review Count: 18
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: November, 2016 - $50.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed for 4 nights. We received a friendly and polite welcome. Our site was on the main circle. We disconnected only so we could visit local attactions without our trailer. The trailer did not require leveling blocks. There were privacy shrubs between sites on the circle. Other sites, not on the main circle, appear more spacious, with trees and park-like. No cable available, and no air/antenna reception - a good time to read and enjoy nature. Our Verizon 4g signal was adequate - 2 bars, and we did not try their wifi. The cg is older but well kept. We camped at Olema Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
A-8
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

There are lots of hiking/nature opportunities nearby. E.g., Bear Valley trail. The Pt.Reyes lighthouse/national seashore, and Tomales bay area, are great for day trips. We recommend the Station House Cafe in Pt.Reyes and the Farm House restaurant in Olema. Its a 5 min walk to the tiny town of Olema, and a 2 mile drive to the town of Pt. Reyes Station where you will find more services, stores, restaurants and tourist attactions.

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $63.00
Overall Rating:

We love this campground, even though it is one of the higher priced places we've stayed. But you have to take into consideration where it is. The utilities are all up to date. The wifi worked albeit slowly. Nice clean very large spaces. Lot's of grass in between. The dump station was clean too. We camped at Olema Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
156
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt, Sand, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Take a hike to the Point Reyes National Seashore. See the park. Go into Point REyes Station and visit the shops, farmers market, and the Old Western Saloon.

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $52.00
Overall Rating:

Great stay. Stayed one week. Park was large and unique layout with camping and RV sites; had a playground for kids. Was able to ride bicycles and run in and around the park. Large back in site. Overall great time and will certainly visit again. We camped at Olema Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 27
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $48.00
Overall Rating:

Older park, convenient to Pt Reyes National Seashore. Rate of $47.70 includes a Good Sam discount. Fenced dog run could use a lawn trim. Large groups in tent area very respectful of quiet hours. We camped at Olema Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
Creekside
Site Surface
Dirt, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious, Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Located a mile from Pt Reyes National Seashore visitor's center. Shopping, groceries, gas, north 2.5 miles, in Pt Reyes Station. (Several espresso venders and bakeries. Grocery store has a deli case.) USPS at Olema located next door to campground office.

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Review Count: 13
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

It happened to be raining when we were there and it flooded quite a bit. The maintenance guy was great, watching the flooding levels all night. They moved us to slightly higher ground. And refunded one night when we left early. So everyone was great there but from asking around at nearby campgrounds when we are trying to figure out where to go during the rain, this campground is known to flood. I felt it was overpriced for what it was. It is an older campground with smaller sites. But it is in a good location. And all the campgrounds are expensive there. We camped at Olema Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
J4
Site Surface
Dirt, Sand
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

The Point Reyes Seashore is gorgeous for hiking. Santa Rosa and Petaluma are nearby and fun to visit. If you like craft beer, visit Lagunitas and Russian River breweries. Lots of wineries nearby too.

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Review Count: 21
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

Sites a bit close together, mostly gravel & grass. Fairly level, poor wfi. Pair of pit bulls at nearby site made several guests uneasy. Campground really filled up over wk-end. We camped at Olema Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
A-10
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $43.00
Overall Rating:

Stayed at an electric/water site. Camp was full on the weekend, deserted after noon on Sunday. Electricity was constant, water good. Used the dump station and it worked fine. Location was good for trips to the "city" and up and down the coast, which is very popular. Initially, we were put in a site that was not level, for a week long stay--but, it was easily remedied by the friendly staff. Internet login is complex, but works well, even during peak periods. We camped at Olema Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Good place to see the upper California coast, including Point Reyes National Seashore.

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Review Count: 102
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 15

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

Very convenient location for exploring nearby areas. Although no sewer hookup it was adequate for 3 night stay. A lot of trees have been removed since the last time. The remaining trees dropped a lot of sap on our equipment and selves. Water hookups leaked, which would be a concern during this drought. Overall would return here again. Sites are spacious and include fire ring. Wifi is inadequate on weekends due to volume of campers. We camped at Olema Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
GUM
Site Surface
Dirt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Nearby Pt Reyes station is nice. Avoid the hotel bar - bartender did not want to be there.

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Review Count: 85
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 15

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

We were originally assigned a site by the "100 Meadow" then 50 kids showed up with chaperones/parents and all hell let loose. Our site backed directly onto this. You can't blame the kids but I do the park and the parents. There was no call, in a campground, for that amount of noise. We moved to a quieter site the next morning. We were here for 2 days.

Sites were basically level. First site 106 was large but pretty open - 1 tree. This site was a back in, the adjacent site was pull in - shared tower but separate utilities - power/water.

Second site J2 had bushes/trees on either side, much nicer.

Showers (2) in washrooms were large but shared "common" dressing area - a bit different. There was enough room behind the shower curtain to get dressed in private but pegs for clothes were in the common area.

Only other oddity was they sprayed the roads with water quite frequently - I didn't think there was that much dust, but roads were muddy to drive and walk on. I think the idea was nice but way too much water IMHO.

Would we stay here again - No. Not much around and about. And as the name suggests it is really a campground. We camped at Olema Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
106 - J2
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt, Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious, Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Point Reyes Station was a nice little place to visit and have coffee/shop.

Point Reyes Lighthouse was a bit of a drive, but well worth the bumpy, twisty roads. The views are spectacular. We even saw whales (in the distance).

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