How to Use our Search Tools

Finding a campground - To find the right park for your trip, follow these steps:

  1. Click on Find a Park at the top of the page or Click Here.
  2. Type a city or landmark in the text box area. Or leave out the landmark and skip to the next step.*

    General Search
    *Alternatively, if you wish to find a specific park by name you can select Search by Park Name and enter the name or part of a name to find the park you are looking for.

  3. By default, the General Search will look for California parks within 25 miles of your landmark. To further limit or widen your results geographically you can choose a California Region in the first pull down box or even "Search all of North America."

  4. Search criteriaNow... select all of the park features and amenities you want to narrow your search by. Then click "Search."  We've got park features organized by five categories: Amenities, Recreation, Lifestyle, Services & Site Options, and Affiliations. If you get too few results, try removing some of the criteria or increasing the distance from your landmark.  You can always start over by clicking Find a Park again at the top of the page.


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