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Moon California Camping

The Complete Guide to More Than 1,400 Tent and RV Campgrounds

Your Adventure Starts Here

Top-selling outdoor writer Tom Stienstra shares his expert perspective on camping in the Golden State, guiding you on a memorable and unique experience.

Whether you’re hoping to visit towering redwoods, backcountry destinations, or beachside campgrounds, Moon California Camping has recommendations for every traveler. With over 1,400 camping options throughout, expertly crafted maps, gorgeous photos, and Tom’s trustworthy advice, Moon California Camping provides the tools for planning your perfect trip!

Moon California Camping covers can’t-miss sights and the best campgrounds in destinations including:

  • Yosemite and Mammoth Lakes
  • Tahoe and the Northern Sierra
  • Monterey and Big Sur
  • Santa Barbara and Vicinity

Tom Stienstra

For over 30 years, Tom Stienstra’s full-time job has been to capture and communicate the outdoor experience. This has led him across California — fishing, hiking, camping, boating, biking, and flying — searching for the best of the outdoors and then writing about it.

Tom is the nation’s top-selling author of outdoors guidebooks. He has been inducted into the California Outdoor Hall of Fame and has twice been awarded National Outdoor Writer of the Year, newspaper division, by the Outdoor Writers Association of America. He has also been named California Outdoor Writer of the Year five times, most recently in 2007. Tom is the outdoors columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle; his articles appear on and in newspapers around the country. He also broadcasts a weekly radio show on KCBS-San Francisco.

Tom lives in Northern California. You can contact him directly via the website His guidebooks include:
Moon California Hiking
(with Ann Marie Brown)
Moon California Fishing
Moon California Recreational Lakes & Rivers
California Wildlife
Moon Northern California Cabins & Cottages
Moon Northern California Camping
Moon Northern California Hiking
(with Ann Marie Brown)
Moon Oregon Camping
Moon Pacific Northwest Camping
Moon Washington Camping
Moon West Coast RV Camping
Tom Stienstra’s Bay Area Recreation