Payment Method

When making a reservation over the phone, please have your credit card information ready (VISA or MASTERCARD only). Cash and check payments are accepted when making a reservation in person at the reservation desk.


Before making a reservation, please familiarize yourself with park regulations.


Please note that reservable facilities may be reserved a year in advance and tend to fill up early. Group camping areas and horse camps typically fill one year in advance. Group picnic areas typically fill 3-6 months in advance. Also note, some sites are open year round, while others (all of them camping sites) are open only from the 2nd Sunday in May through October 31st. Please check the individual facilities' pages for availability information.

Holiday Reservation Policy

Any reservation that falls on or includes a holiday (see below for a list of recognized holidays) is non-refundable and non-changeable. On holiday weekends, sites must be reserved for a minimum of three (3) nights. County of San Mateo Recognized Holidays are:

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • Lincoln's Birthday
  • Presidents' Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day After Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

Vehicle Entry

Reservation fee does not include a vehicle entry fee or bus entry fee.


A fee will be incurred for a cancellation of a reservation. This fee is not refundable.


For a reservation refund, requests must be made at least 8 business days prior to the date of your event. Cancellation fees still apply. See fees and charges for specific refund information.


Listed are approximate fees associated with each facility site.  Fees may vary depending on facility usage.  For more information see specific usage fees and charges.