21 Parks near Redwood City, California
Dec 2016 - $73.00
Alright folks, if you are coming here in an R.V. for a short stay you can't beat it. It has no picnic table, no fires, no club house, and some views; it is an urban R.V. park. You probably aren't planning on spending a lot of time in your rv. You've come here for some specific reason and not to go Glamping.
With that mindset this place is excellent. The sites level up very easily. The bathrooms, showers, and laundry rooms were spotless and are cleaned daily. The showers were fully heated and had plenty of hot water. All the folks I met were extremely friendly and helpful. The staff was on the ball and very pleasant.
As previously mentioned the short term sites are on the bay side of the park and ours had a great view of the bay and the surrounding mountains.
We did not try the park wifi but my Verizion Mifi worked great. Getting in and out of the sites was a dream and there was plenty of room for coach and the the toad. The utilities provided clean 50 amp power, and simple sewer hook up. ( if you find it draining your tank a bit slow loosen the cap on top of the island). There's cable hook up but we spent so little time in the coach we didn't hook up to it. We paid a bit less than $73 for a 7 day stay. The daily rate is $85. The front part of the park is for long term residents and the sites are clean and not cluttered with all the units I observed in very good condition.
We will stay here next time we come to the Bay area. - pumper9x9
Apr 2016 - $80.00
We have stayed here a lot and will come here whenever in the area.
Consistent quality of service & facilities.
A LOT of permanent rigs, that frankly are pretty sh__y. Wish they would flush some of that out.
The "new" section is pretty nice, and back by the marsh/bay.
Wish the sites were more level. We always have trouble with this, even though that is now the "norm".
The Wi-Fi is VERY weak back in the "new" section. Wish that would improve.
Front office is always helpful & pleasant.
Even though they are expensive, they are VERY conveniently located, and are our go-to when we are in the Bay Area. - Janna
May 2015 - $70.00
We stayed here for 10 days to visit with family and attend a college graduation. Hotels in the area are $200 a night and up, so even at $70 the value is good. The park is very clean, the newer spaces in the back are completely paved and concrete so don't expect any natural beauty, but it IS good if it rains and there isn't any loose gravel. We had a long pull-through for a 45' rig towing a Jeep and were able to park both with a bit of room to spare. Surprisingly quiet given it's proximity to 101. Regarding what some have written about odd sewer connection--it isn't odd. They built risers for venting each sewer connection so the vent access is on top of the cement "step"--but the actual sewer connection is nestled at the base of the riser at ground level. The utility connections were excellent. We did not use them, but there's a $25 key deposit for restroom. It would be good if they gave some kind of handout for the sewer explanation for those who are confused by the configuration, and also for the laundry rooms. We went to do laundry this morning and were informed by a resident that folks reserve the machines on a white board in the laundry room. It is not clear that this is an issue here, and there was nothing said at the office. - 3DogsGo
Oct 2016 - $52.00
Previous review I found accurate and helpful. I stayed here one night in late October and can add a few observations. The closing time of the park varies with the season, when I was there it was 5:00. The restrooms with the showers were locked at 4PM when I checked them out. I flagged down one of the workers who agreed to unlock them for me, but they said they would like to lock them by 5PM as they were leaving then. They told me they expected the RV's to be self contained and did not expect them to be using the restrooms. Showers worked good and were hot, but they are in a building with walls but no roof, so are basically outdoors as far as air temperature. Plane noise was plenty loud when I was there, but it didn't bother me, especially as I was there because of the closeness to the airport. Also you will have some distant highway and train noise but not too bad. There are not really typical campground spaces here, just at the back edge of an asphalt parking lot there are numbered picnic tables and utilities. The old lines for regular parking are still there, with no marking borders between 'campsites'. I think you will want to be here for the location, and with that will come noise and people. While the main gate on the road is closed in the evening the public can and does walk into the park after it is officially closed. All the staff in the park were very friendly and helpful and I would stay here again if I needed to be in the area. My cost was $45 plus a $7 reservation fee. - Wandering Dave
Jul 2016 - $45.00
This is an odd little park that's more of an experiment by San Mateo County Parks & Recreation. There are four (4) sites marked off along the edge of a parking lot with a 20 amp pedestal and a water spigot. The dump station is at the Sheriff's Shooting Range about 1/2 mile away and it could be a hassle to get in close when they're training.
First, the positives. It's right on the bay as in, if you fall out of bed, you might drown! It's very well patrolled and transients are gone by 8 PM. There are 3 "pull-in" sites but it would be sketchy if the other sites are occupied. The 4th site is a "back-in." The shower & bathroom facilities are shared with other park users such as wind surfers, kayakers, and paddle boarders. They are closed and locked by about 7 PM and don't open again until 7 AM.
There are some negatives for such picturesque "campsites." The spaces are all roughly east-west orientation with the utilities on the south side. However, most people tend to pull in facing east which puts the water and electric cord on the side of the RV away from the pedestals, which, since there aren't any signs, one can park whichever way one desires but it creates some interesting issues.
There are "rules" posted at each site but they're more like guidelines. All in all, one should chill and adopt a laissez-faire attitude while staying at Coyote Point. After all, this is San Francisco.
SFO is right across the bay but the jet noise wasn't noticeable due to the prevailing off shore winds. Speaking of winds, in July, it was "rockin' & rollin'" the motorhome in the afternoons and evenings. - LMandTinView
Aug 2016 - $85.00
WARNING: Do not stay here and spend your money elsewhere. The camp sites are gravel/woodchips and there is dust everywhere. The RV got very dirty quickly. We had panhandlers and homeless people from around town come to our spot demanding handouts. They also camp out in the bathrooms.The drunks that live in this park will scream at all hours of the night, throw up everywhere and will accost you as you take an evening walk. Beer bottles, broken glass, and dog poop is everywhere.There are scattered islands of shantytowns, broken cars and motorcycles that are constantly being worked on throughout the night. When they DO work they drive too fast and throw the rocks that make up their makeshift road all over your vehicles and RVs.It is nowhere near the actual beach.
Bed bugs are embedded in the laundry facility. Plan your trip accordingly outside and around this town. It's a tourist trap. - Outdoor explore
Jul 2016 - $89.00
What a junk yard! We have stayed at the state park here and at another CG in the past, but could not get in. Had to stay somewhere for 2 nights so this was it. Never again. Though the staff were friendly, the park is a dust bowl and is full of permanent or semi-permanent construction workers. Nothing wrong with that if it is neat, but this place is crowded, we were packed in like sardines. Can't open windows due to campfires and smokers right under the window. For the price - not at all worth it. - Tiny Beast
Nov 2015 - $80.00
The place is nothing to get excited about, it is pricey but its saving grace is the pub/restaurant next door. Seems like many of the sites are permanent residents so you get all the fencing, clutter around that goes with it. People across from us must have had 6-7 little dogs than ran around in the fence area enclosing the site and barked nonstop at everything. Place has potential if it gets a facelift. Dusty park with too many people living there. If you have a car coastal access is fine. - Karfae
Apr 2011 - $44.00
I stayed at this mobile home park with my 36' motorhome in 2009 for about 6 months. It is clean and well cared for, management on site are very nice people. However, the owners are very stiff in any dealings and do not bend under any circumstances. They will allow 1(one) pet: cat or dog under 30 pounds. If you have 2 cats or dogs and they don't even add up to 30 pounds together, even they are not allowed. People have had to get rid of their pets if they live here. They have rules for every little thing. They are big sticklers about even the smallest thing. If you are human and could very possibly make an error, I would not suggest you come to this park. Even on a per night basis, if you have more than one pet you are not allowed. It is an $18 charge for your credit check, they have an application that asks questions that are, quite frankly none of their business. Motorhomes are to be started at least once a week and even starting them monthly or longer for your required 10-20 minute period is not allowed. If the electricity fails and it is winter time: Do NOT start your generator. It doesn't matter that it's cold and you have no heat. They came over at 10pm and said I had to turn it off. What??? One is not allowed heat? Not a place to stay if you are a person that some how has faults or actually plans to live life! - justme2
Nov 2009 - $40.00
This mobile home park was a disgrace. The owner did not allow very many things and the rent itself is over priced. The owner overcharges her patrons and refuses to let the owners sell their mobile homes. She changes the rules about every six months and a lot of the rules don't even make sense. I would also like to point out that the rules themselves are unfair. We will not be staying there again. I would not recommend this park to anyone unless they are very rich and very patient. - Rayvn
Mar 2009 - $40.00
Sandev Mobile Park in San Leandro on the east side of the San Francisco bay is quite nice. It is mostly mobile homes but has some RV spots. All spots are clean, wide and well maintained. All sites are back in. They have wireless in the office area, and some sites can pick it up inside the RV. The place is remarkably quiet except for the occasional train, which run mostly in the daytime. IMO, it is much better than constant freeway noise. The place is cash only, $40 a night or $220 a week. I think it is a good deal if you want to go to places on the east side of the bay. The BART station is a couple miles away, and the Ferry from Alameda to SF is a nice ride. - Daveyjo
Oct 2016 - $35.00
As others have said this is basically a parking lot with maybe 10 feet of dead grass between the paved spaces, right next to the beach parking for day use, right at the edge of the little drop off down to the beach. Most sites have electric, the back row does not, so you may hear a generator running, it wasn't too bad when I was there. The park does have wifi which like all campgrounds I have been in can be nearly unusable when too many try to use it at once, but I was able to get online. Good Verizon phone signal and very fast LTE data. Restrooms and showers were in good shape and clean. People love this park and it does fill up nearly every night. Was full early during the week in the middle of October when I was there, but I was able to get in without a reservation around mid-day. Note that in the tent sites you are not allowed to sleep in your vehicle. I stayed one night in the middle for $50 and a second night in the back with no electric which was $35. I was here because it is reasonably near the airport. - Wandering Dave
Jul 2016 - $35.00
This campground has two great things going for it. It's right above the beach at Half Moon Bay and it's within a mile of the actual town of Half Moon Bay. Beyond that, there are only neutrals to negatives. Very few trees or shade, noise and bother from the day use area; lots of people with little understanding of campground behavior. We will stay here again, but as far from the day use end and the bathrooms as possible. - Bluestreak
Aug 2015 - $50.00
They have put electricity into many of the sites. The interior sites are $50/night and the ones facing the beach are $65+ if you can get a reservation. This is a very popular campground and reservations are almost always required and need to be made many, many months in advance. The roads and camping pads are asphalt. The sites have adequate separation although there is little vegatation. It can be very windy here so what your awnings carefully. I wouldn't leave for the day with your awning out and expect to find it still attached to your RV when you get back. I speak from personal and unfortunate experience on this. We always try to stay at this State Beach at the end of our summer RV trip as we head back to Arizona. We have camped here many times and will definitely come again. - DennisA
Sep 2016 - $75.00
We love this park and it is even better now with new friendlier management. This is the fifth year in a row we have camped here. We are planning on a month again next year. You just can't beat the location. It is adjacent to a walkway leading down to the beach and the Ritz Carlton so beautiful walks are easy and stress-free.
To top it off, Half Moon Bay downtown is a few minutes away with great restaurants and niche shops. - Bay Area Early retirees
Jul 2016 - $90.00
The most notable positive about this campground is that it is within walking distance to the ocean and beach access. Also beautiful views of the golf course and ocean in the distance. Staffers were friendly. There are a number of live-in residents. The old lady across from us kept giving us the stink-eye. Site was very cramped, felt like we were on top of our neighbors on both sides. Odd sewer connection does not lock into place so be careful when dumping. Overall, seemed overpriced for what you get at the campground; however, the location is great. Also not many other choices in Half Moon Bay. - Urbanthesis
Apr 2016 - $84.00
Beautiful spot in Half Moon Bay, by far the nicest one we have found in Half Moon Bay. Been many times, they raised their rates to the $84 in the last year :-( They a busy like many California RV parks near large populations (the bay area). They help guide every RV into its spot! WiFi costs extra $5/day :-(. But you can walk to the beach and the Ritz Carlson for an expensive drink on their lawn and look at the ocean! - DigitalRon
Oct 2007 - $25.00
Very nice people. This park is all gravel with very narrow sites. I actually thought it was a campground until i got here. Most of the campers here are permanently set up on a site with storage buildings. - Rweaver
Sep 2015 - $64.00
No showers, a lot of noise because of the road next to the campground. Narrow sites.
On the positive side: whales!! - Barbary
Aug 2015 - $78.00
Friendly, accommodating manager in a beautiful location. Spaces are close as in most beachfront parks but what a view! Beach with surfers to your right, harbor to your left and a nice walk/ bike path running right in front of the beachfront sites. Loved it! - Beth p
Aug 2015 - $70.00
As others state the view is awesome! (We had a full ocean view site.) Water, beach, surf boarders, harbor, boats, birds all part of your view. Sites close, tight turns, but our 38er fit just fine even though we didn't think we'd make it at first. Enough space once set. Good power and hookups, but couldn't get a good wifi connection. Nice mellow beach area, we didn't fish, but lots of others were along the jetties. The flowers and landscaping are very pretty. No amentities at park, but food, music, drinks, supplies within 1 to 2 miles. As no reservations, we just took a chance and headed there on a Sunday and got lucky, do be prepared to be patient as you may have to wait as others get in or out of their spots. No problem, just be aware. Camp host very nice and helpful. We will go back, best view we've had at an RV park. - Duran
Oct 2012 - $30.00
Extremely friendly staff. We were parked next door to the owners home. There are a lot of full timers and some of the units not to pretty. Having said that we never felt unsafe. This park is an oasis in the middle of a suburban neighborhood. Lots of pets around, but no green grass for their use. Our old dog did not have any trouble with using the blacktop but the younger dog would not use it. We had to go off grounds for her. It is a convenient place to park if you are going to visit San Francisco. The transit station is close by if you are smart enough to understand how to use it. I believe the way to visit San Francisco is to fly in, rent a hotel and transportation and leave the RV at home. If we were in the area again and needed to stay a night or two in the area, we would stay here again. - cubadoug
Oct 2012 - $30.00
This is not a "resort" type facility by any standard, but OK for a few nights visiting family in the area. The "daily" sites are toward the front, with the rest being long term residents. That being said, it was a quiet spot in an urban environment. There aren't many choices in the Bay Area, and this was fine for a few days. This place has been around for 75 years! Very helpful staff. - ronboett
Jul 2012 - $30.00
We stayed here for 3 nites to visit San Francisco. We would definitely do it again. The location is fabulous, as it's close to BART and the town has restaurants, grocery store and easy access to freeway. Their directions to the park are good, but address is hard to find online. It's 2399 E 14th St San Leandro, CA. We were concerned about how easy it would be to get into the spot with our 40 ft RV, but they gave us a large, level back in spot with plenty of room for the car and our 4 slides. Plenty of street width to back in easily. We did unhook our tow on the street, but could have unhooked in the park. Office person was very helpful & had someone go to the space before us to be sure it was okay. Tenants in park were friendly. My only issue was having to walk the dog on the street outside the park but then this is an in town RV park, so it was expected. We would definitely come back again, as it was the perfect spot to park to sightsee San Francisco and the price was one of the least expensive parks in all of California. - Danni
Jul 2016 - $35.00
Stayed in a site with FHU. Very narrow road inside park and site pad was narrow and short. Our site was on the side of the hill so everything off the pad was uneven but this is expected in a regional park. The park itself is gorgeous and you truly get the feel of being in the middle of nowhere. Sites were spaced far enough apart that we didn't hear our neighbors on either side. The road in is an older, narrow, winding road which was an adventure pulling our trailer up and down. We would definitely stay here on a visit to the Bay Area. - WoodShed22
Jul 2016 - $35.00
This campground is only 30 minutes from central Oakland. We were in site 12, which fit my 25' trailer just fine. My tow vehicle had to park perpendicular. Some of the RV/utility sites are close, and others are widely spaced. Ours was the latter - perhaps the best of the 12 utility sites in my opinion. The access roads are narrow and a bit twisty. Only the first 6 sites would probably work for a rig in the 30+ range. There are no facilities/playgrounds for children, but we did some hiking and spent the rest of our free time in Oakland or SF. There are a couple pig green grassy areas that are good for a ball game. The campground is very quiet. We saw turkeys, deer and raccoons. If you have a long haired dog, like I do - keep them out of the dry summer grasses. There are so many burrs and sticky seeds, it will be a disaster for your dog. Short hair dogs are probably fine. I checked, and there were lots of TV channels available for a broadcast antenna, but so many eucalyptus trees that a satellite dish might have problems. They were allowing campfires, so we indulged ourselves every night. I would happily stay here again. - SeaTeacher
Nov 2015 - $35.00
This park is about 20 miles from home for me so it was a great quick getaway. Some sites are pretty close to each other but on the edge of the loops you'll find lots of open space outside your door. The gun range is close, but was only background noise for us, and stops at 5:00pm so we were never bothered by it. You'll find a ton of hiking and biking trails, plus some pretty good fishing here.
Redwood Road is windy, and doesn't have much of a shoulder, but you'll find pullouts fairly often. Also, watch out for the cyclists, they're on the road any time of the day, every day of the week. In California you much give cyclists a 3 ft clearance when passing. - MadAdventures