Camping is one of Northern California's greatest treats, but what's a carless city dweller to do? Plus, there's something a little off when taking a hiatus from civilization requires a $70 visit to the gas pump.
Here now, a map of Bay Area campsites that you don't need a car to reach, including a few where cars are unwelcome, like Angel Island—where you can kayak—and an East Bay preserve in the shadow of a dormant 10-million-year-old volcano.
For any outdoorsy types who don’t want to stray too far, roll on into Presidio's only overnight campground, a eucalyptus grove high above Baker Beach.
We'll provide transit options (just be prepared to hike a little, and pack light). Most of these are accessible by bike, too.Read More