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Environmental Campsites

Environmental Campsite at Hood Mountain Regional Park and Open Space Preserve

Hood Mountain Regional Park & Open Space Preserve in scenic Sonoma Valley features two environmental campsites at Merganser Pond, reached by hiking approximately 2 miles from the Pythian Road trailhead. The Azalea Creek campsites remain closed.

Reservations are required, and can be made by calling (707) 565-2267. The Merganser Pond campsites are open for reservation on or after May 28, 2022.


  • Each environmental site includes a picnic table and food locker. Pit toilets are nearby. 
  • Potable water or electricity are not available.
  • Cookstoves are permitted, but campfires and barbecues are not allowed.
  • Garbage must be packed out. 


  • $20 per night
  • Campers may stay up to 10 consecutive nights. Dogs and horses are permitted.