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Coastal Camping California

Baja California

destination: outdoors

coastal cliffs camping, island camping, beach camping, overnight, ocean, surf, waves, shoreline, fishing piers, coastal foothills, redwood forests, state parks, state beaches, state recreation areas, national parks, national seashore, backpacking, free camping, hot springs, dirt back roads, off road camping

Big Sur Sunset
Big Sur Sunset – in a sea of clouds

Coastal Camping Redwoods, Beach Camping, State Parks on California Coast

  • tent camping
  • backpacking trailheads
  • walk-in campground
  • hike-in campsite
  • RV camping
  • 4×4 camping
  • hot springs
  • parks & trails
  • picnic & sightseeing

camping

Pacific Jade Cove
Pacific Jade Cove

see also – Best View Campsites

Off Road Camper List

4x4 Camping

The Basics

clothing, first aid kit, maps
sweater/fleece, light jacket, heavy jacket
coveralls, boots, shoes
hats, gloves, socks

Food , Ice Chest, Chair, Sleeping Bag, Tent, Tarps, Tools

The large list below might seem absurd for a typical camping trip, but if you are planning a full week of tent campin’ w/ 4 wheelin’ in the high country, then many items may come in handy. Gear-heads will appreciate the fun times and the break downs. Remember, repairs are just part of the adventure!

4x4 Camping

Items specific to off-road travel –

air pressure gauge
allen wrenches
crescent wrench
electrical tape
crimp connectors
grease
pliers
set of open end wrenches/combo wrenches
pocket/utility knife
socket set
screw driver set
pry bar
bailing wire and wire cutters
tie-rod puller/Pitman arm puller
dental pick
telescopic magnet
small lengths of angle iron
tubing/flare wrenches
snap ring pliers
BFH
vise grips
impact driver
JB weld/solder seal
left handed drill & tap/easy out
socket adapter, extension
Locktite
chisel & punch
fresh duct tape
flare tool
bolt cutters
metal shears
disposable gloves
handcleaner
WD40 lubricant
propane canisters & torch
silicone seal / gasket material
brake cleaner
starter fluid
rags
lug wrench
tire plugs
welding sticks
welding goggles

Camp Light

headlamp
spot light
work light
flashlights
batteries
propane lantern
generator
battery pack

Camp Fires in California

Camp Fire

campfire permit
firewood
matches & lighter
newspaper
kindling
shovel
hand saw / chain saw
water
bucket
fire extinguisher

Camp Real California

see also –

4×4 Camping in California
4×4 Clubs in California
4×4 Off-Roading
California Back Roads
Campers CheckList (coming soon)
Vehicle Inspection List (PDF download)

Active Outdoors California

Experience California, Outside

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Above Convict Lake, CA
Above Convict Lake, CA

Go west young man. The left coast, the best coast. California is the state of vacation paradise. Zillions relocate to the golden state to experience the wonderful weather and more life out doors. It is one of the top US destinations in terms of number of people visiting.

Beautiful, fantastic and scenic; there is something for everyone, unique coastline, wild terrain, mountains, deserts. Camp for free, or find a luxury RV resort. We have accommodations listed for every type of traveler.

camping

Leisure

skies

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Small towns, big cities, freeways, farms, and lots of mountains. Weather is always the biggest draw, attracting millions to the sunshine on the West Coast. Another major factor in the population is diversity. Come for college and never want to leave. Near perfect weather, locally grown food and earthquakes too.

Whether you are out for a week long road trip, living on the road full time or just planning a one day escape from the city, you are bound to find it here in California.

Drastic desert landscapes, extreme mountain peaks, and plenty of adventures. Follow the images above to discover new spots & explore hidden secrets.

snowy bridges
California Winters

Sierra Nevada Lakes
Mojave Desert
Anza Borrego
Boulder Gardens
Wildflowers
Coastal Redwoods
Shasta Cascades

Camping

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California Camping

  • Coastal Camping California
  • Desert Camping California
  • Countryside Camping
  • Mountain Camping California
  • Urban Camping near City

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