Bicentennial Campground

Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Bicentennial Campground is in an ideal location in the Marin Headlands surrounded by a grove of cypress trees. The campground is a great location for those wanting to camp near the city. There is a moderate short hill to climb to/from the campground from the parking area, which means car or RV camping is not allowed. It is downhill to the site and uphill back to the parking area. 

Bicentennial Campground has three campsites each accommodating up to three guests. Barbecue grills, food lockers and picnic tables are provided. The campground has a portable restroom on site and a pit toilet nearby.

Need to Know

Natural Features

The campground is secluded amongst a cypress tree grove and offers great views of the Golden Gate Bridge and city of San Francisco.

Nearby Attractions

Bicentennial Campground is a short walk from the Point Bonita Lighthouse and the Nike Missile Site. Also close by are some of the many 20th century coastal defense gun batteries and the city of San Francisco.


The Marin Headlands is noted for its great hiking, and many trails with scenic views are close by. Rodeo Beach is about 1.5 miles away. Point Bonita Lighthouse and the historic Nike Site are within walking distance.

Changes & Cancellations

Refer to policy on changes and cancellations. To initiate a refund request more than 7 days after your reservation, call the call center at 877-444-6777.

Contact Information


Bicentennial Campground Marin Headlands Golden Gate National Recreation Area Sausalito CA 94965

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 415-331-1540

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

Upon entering the Marin Headlands, drive approximately 2 miles on Bunker Rd. Turn left onto Field Rd, and drive less than 0.5 miles uphill and make a left turn onto Rathbone Rd. There will then be an immediate right onto a one way road. You will see signs for Bicentennial Campground. Either parallel park on the road or in the small dirt pull-out. 

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