California Free Camping

Cover image for Free California Camping featuring a sunset with a Joshua Tree on rocks

“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity”

– John Muir

Nearly 200 Free California Campsites

Free Camping in California is plentiful with landscapes and climates to please everyone. Free California Camping was designed to help you quickly and easily plan your next camping trip. It doesn’t matter if you are escaping for a weekend or living on the road. Our camping guide will give you all the information and links you need to find the best free campsite, free campground or dispersed camping area, no matter where you are exploring in California. From Long Term Visitors area with basic amenities, capable of letting you ride out the harsh winters up north. To secluded campsites and campgrounds off the beaten path, California Free Camping is here to assist. Plan your next adventure wherever you are. All the necessary information is always on your device and easy to locate.

Details Include

    • Links to all Public sites
    • Contact Numbers
    • Latitude and Longitude
    • Site elevation
    • Where the closest groceries and gas are locate
    • Details specific to the site
    • Links to useful external resources and maps

This guide is optimized for use on a phone or similar mobile device making it easy to travel with and difficult to forget at home.

194 Free camping spots and the information you need to find many more hidden gems. Supporting website links and maps require an internet connection to access.

Perfect for weekend Camping, Backcountry adventure, RVing, Tent Camping, Van dwelling, and Nomadic living.

California Free Camping Book – Map

How to update content on the Kindle

From time to time I will update the content of California Free Camping guidebook to correct errors, both big and small, as well as to add new content to the book. To update your version of the book you will need to complete the following steps.

  1. Open the kindle app on your device.
  2. Navigate to your Home screen and press the vertical 3 dot button
  3. Select remove from device
  4. Navigate to your library screen (The book you removed should not have a check mark on it, indicating that the book is not on the device you are using.)
  5. Press and hold the title for a few seconds to select it
  6. Press the vertical 3 dot button and select download
  7. Your book will re download with all the new content.
  8. Enjoy!

More Free Camping

California is a Mecca for camping and general enjoyment of the great outdoors. With long sunny days to keep you warm in the winter and breathtaking mountains to explore all summer, you could easily find the best places to camp all season in California. For those that are looking to explore all of what the west coast has to offer for free camping, consider the purchase of one of the guides below to fill out the rest of the amazing camping available on the west coast of America. The content of multi-state guides features all the sites listed in the single state guides with a easy to navigate format, that will have you quickly locating the most amazing free campsite you have ever been to in no time at all. If you are only looking for specific state we also have guides to suit your needs.

West Coast Free Camping

Washington & Oregon Free Camping