Get Outdoors with Tom Stienstra

Tom has transformed his lifelong love of the outdoors into his life’s work. His mission: to get people outside.

For more than three decades, Tom Stienstra's full-time job has been to research, capture, and communicate the outdoor experience. This passion project has led the avid outdoorsman across the West Coast—fishing, hiking, camping, boating, biking, and flying—searching for the very best of the natural world, and helping others discover it for themselves. In addition to writing over fifteen guidebooks, he is the outdoors columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, and in 2017, received an Emmy for his documentary on the Tuolumne River. His popular guidebook Moon California Camping is now in its 20th edition.

People love Moon California Camping

As far as I’m concerned, this is THE go-to book for campgrounds in California. Concise, readable and succinct.

M. Woods

Amazon Customer

I’ve just completed a 30-day camping road trip with my son. We camped and hiked around northern CA using this book and the companion hiking CA book by Moon. They were invaluable.

T. Hayward

Amazon Customer

The best book on campsites hands down!

D. Elder

Amazon Customer

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