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Reservations & Cancellations

Doran tent camping 750


Reservations are available up to 12 months in advance. Same day reservations are available until 8 p.m. Payment is due at the time of booking. 

Reservations may be made:

Please have the following information ready when reserving: 

  • Park(s) selected 
  • Arrival and departure dates
  • Alternative parks and dates 
  • Length of RV or number of tents 
  • Number of people who will occupy the site 
  • Contact phone number   
  • Credit card number, expiration date and security code 
  • Mailing address, billing address and email address  


Cancellations may be made no later than your scheduled arrival date. 

A non-refundable reservation fee applies to all cancellations

Individual, Cabin and Environmental Campsite Cancellations

Cancellations made within 10 days of the scheduled arrival date result in the forfeiture of first night’s camping fee.

Group Campsites Cancellations

Cancellation of a group campsite made within 30 days of the scheduled arrival date results in the forfeiture of first night’s camping fee. Cancellation of a group campsite made 30-89 days prior to the scheduled arrival date results in the forfeiture of half of the first night’s camping fee.


To change a reservation, please call (707) 565-2267 between 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, excluding holidays, at least 1 business day prior to your scheduled arrival date.

  • Non-refundable change fee applies
  • New dates need to be one day to one year from the date the change is made. 

General Reservation and Campground Policies

  • Check-in is at 2 p.m. Check-out is at 12 p.m. Campsites will be held until 12 p.m. the day after the reservation arrival date. If the park staff or reservation agents are not notified before then, the reservation will be cancelled and all paid fees will be forfeited.
  • Camping fees include one vehicle per site as well as one towed vehicle or trailer. A second non-towed vehicle may be parked at most campsites for a fee of $7 per night. If you have a question about parking capacity at a specific site, contact the reservations office at (707) 565-2267.
  • A maximum of 8 people (including children) and two allowed vehicles may occupy an individual campsite.
  • Campsites do not have utility hook-ups.
  • Quiet hours are 10 p.m.-7 a.m.; generator hours are 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Dogs are allowed if they are physically controlled on a leash no longer than 6 feet. Proof of rabies vaccination is required. A fee of $2 per dog, per night will be charged.
  • Campfires are allowed in designated barbecues and fire rings only. Burn all wood to ash, have enough water on hand to completely extinguish your fire and be sure the fire is completely out and cold before you leave it. Wood gathering is not allowed. Bundled wood is usually available for purchase from the campground host.
  • Campfires are banned during Red Flag Warnings, high wind advisories and Spare the Air days.
  • Wood and charcoal fires are never allowed at backcountry environmental campsites. Gas stoves and barbecues are allowed unless otherwise noticed.
  • Persons under 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
  • One household may reserve a maximum of two campsites per park per visit. Only one email address per household may be used to make a reservation.
  • Cell phone reception may be limited at some campgrounds and parks, depending on your carrier. No public Wi-Fi available.
  • No reservation refunds will be allowed due to weather.
  • Disabled accessible sites may be reserved only by individuals with a disabled person parking placard or license plate.
  • Valid discounts must be presented at the time of reservation. Sonoma County residents must carry proof of residency to receive a discounted rate. Access members must possess a valid Access hang tag to receive a discounted rate. 
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Specific sites are not guaranteed due to the potential for unexpected conditions (flooding, fallen tree, etc.) However, park staff will honor your original request as best possible.
  • Doran Beach, Gualala Point, Stillwater Cove and Westside Park campers are permitted to stay up to 30 nights in a calendar year, including 10 consecutive nights if the site is available. Once this consecutive night limit is reached, the campground must be vacated, and no one in the party may return to camp in the park for 24 hours. Spring Lake campers may stay a maximum of 10 nights during the spring/summer and fall/winter seasons. 

Failure to comply with policies, rules and regulations may result in eviction from the campground and/or a loss of paid fees. It is the reservation holder's responsibility to ensure all members of their camping party are informed and comply with all rules and policies.