Santa Cruz Mountains
Campground Map


Coastal Redwoods


map of campground locations in the Santa Cruz Mountains, CA Grouth Youth Camps at Sam McDonald Park Jack Brook Horse Camps at Sam McDonald Park campgrounds at Memorial County Park Portola Redwoods State Park campground Ben Ries Campground in Butano Redwoods State Park Wastahi Tent Campground in Big Basin Redwoods State Park Sky Meadow Group Campground in Big Basin Redwoods State Park Sequoia Group Campground in Big Basin Redwoods State Park Huckleberry Campground in Big Basin Redwoods State Park Blooms Creek Campground in Big Basin Redwoods State Park Sempervierens Campground in Big Basin Redwoods State Park Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park campground

Selection of the Best Campgrounds is based on a combination of campground facilities, campground ambiance, and the proximity of outstanding recreational opportunities. The ratings are intended to serve as a general guide and may not always concur with the interests and experiences of others.

Santa Cruz Mountains Campgrounds

The Santa Cruz Mountains are home to a number of popular redwood state parks and county parks, all with great camping facilities. While Big Basin is the best known, many of the others have long been favorites with locals.

Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park campground is so close to Santa Cruz that it is easy for campers to spend the day at the beach and then return to their forested campsite. San Mateo County's Memorial Park has standard campsites along with group sites. All the campgrounds accept reservations.

Dedicated Group Campgrounds

  • Sam McDonald Park: Group Youth Campgrounds
  • Big Basin Redwoods SP: Sky Meadow Group Campground, Sequoia Group Campground

Campgrounds with Group Campsites

  • Portola Redwoods SP: Portola Group Tent Campsites
  • Memorial Park: Wurr Flat Group Campground, Youth Group Campgrounds

Campgrounds with Equestrian Campsites

  • Sam McDonald Park: Jack Brook Horse Camp

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