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Bay Nature magazineJuly-September 2016

Camping and Backpacking

Ranch Recreation: Camping Out on Working Lands in Western Sonoma

July 22, 2016 by Sabine Bergmann

In the "middle space" between protected and unprotected, a reporter finds a perfect place to camp.

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Berryessa Snow Mountain: Northern California’s New National Monument

May 09, 2016 by John Hart

A journey through a nearby landscape that can seem farther off and stranger than the High Sierra.


Campsites Opening on Private Lands in the Bay Area

April 29, 2016 by Eric Simons

Hipcamp, a company founded in 2013 to improve the reservation process for public parks nationwide, is now facilitating camping on private land.


Book Review: The Best in Tent Camping, Northern California

October 01, 2004 by Kristen Van Dam

The Best in Tent Camping: A Guide for Car Campers Who Hate RVs, Concrete Slabs, and Loud Portable Stereos: Northern ...

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Book Review: Tom Stienstra’s Bay Area Recreation

October 01, 2004 by Matthew Bettelheim

Tom Stienstra’s Bay Area Recreation, by Tom Stienstra, Foghorn Outdoors, 2004, 498 pages, $19.95 (www.foghorn.com).   In introducing his newest guide-book, ...

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Camping in the Bay Area

April 01, 2003 by Matt Heid

This spring, plan a sleepover date with nature right here. With dozens of campgrounds within easy commuting distance, Bay Area residents have plenty of options for stealing away for a refreshing night out in the wild. Do you want to camp in the redwoods? Spend a night on the coast? Or greet the sunrise in a field of ancient oaks? Why not all three?


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