Reservations

Online campsite reservations, including site information and maps, can be found at ReserveCalifornia.

  • Reservations are available up to 6 months in advance of your arrival date and can extend up to the park's maximum stay length.

  • Reservations are available for the Live Oak and Juniper campgrounds, as well as five group campgrounds.

  • To make a reservation, simply visit the ReserveCalifornia website, type MOUNT DIABLO into the search bar, select your arrival date and the length of your stay, and press Go. Then click on the Reserve button to view the available campsites and the amenities for each site.

  • You will need to create an account before making your first reservation.

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ARE PROHIBITED AT MOUNT DIABLO STATE PARK

Camping at Mount Diablo
Park Closure and Road Conditions

For the latest recorded information on Park closure and road conditions, please call 925-837-2525.

Mountain Weather Conditions

For the latest recorded information on mountain weather conditions, please call 925-838-9225.

Hot and Dry Conditions

Due to the high fire danger during the hot and dry season in summer and fall, it is suggested you call the Mount Diablo State Park Information Line at 925-837-0904 to confirm conditions and any closures.

View from Juniper

Mount Diablo has three designated family camping

area and five group camps:

Juniper Campground 

CAMPGROUND FEES:

$30.00   (all seasons)

$10.00   Additional Vehicle (limit 1)

$ 2.00   Senior Discount

36 sites  Elevation 3,000 ft

Located approximately 2 miles below the

summit on Summit Road. Juniper is known

for its fantastic views. Three campsites meet accessibility (Americans with Disabilities Act) standards.

Family Campgrounds

20 feet

Family campgrounds can accommodate

RVs and trailers up to 20 feet.

 

Live Oak Campground

CAMPGROUND FEES:

$30.00   (all seasons)

$10.00   Additional Vehicle (limit 1)

$ 2.00   Senior Discount

Junction Campground*

CAMPGROUND FEES:

$30.00   (all seasons)

$10.00   Additional Vehicle (limit 1)

$ 2.00   Senior Discount

* Available on a first-come,

  first-served basis only.

22 sites  Elevation 1,450 ft

Located one mile above the South Gate

Entrance Station, off South Gate Road.

Live Oak is near Rock City, where one can

explore rock formations.

6 sites  Elevation 2,200 ft

Located where South Gate Road and North

Gate Road meet at the Ranger Station. This campground is situated in an open woodland area.

Family Campground Info

CAMPING PROCEDURES

Make reservations up to 6 months in advance using the ReserveCalifornia website at reservecalifornia.com.

Check-in time is 2:00 pm. Check-out time is 12:00 noon. The entrance and exit gates are closed from sunset to 8:00 am.

During the fire season (generally May to October), the park is subject to closure due to extreme fire danger. Campers must call the park at 925-837-2525 or 925-837-0904 one day prior to their arrival to confirm park status.

The campgrounds are mainly designed for tent camping, but they can accommodate RVs and trailers up to 20 feet.

All campsites are provided with picnic tables, fire pits or stoves, water, and restrooms. Showers are available at Live Oak and Juniper campgrounds at no additional cost.

PARK RESTRICTIONS

Max. extra vehicles:  2

Max. length of stay: 15 consecutive days / 30 days in a calendar year

Max. trailer, camper, motorhome length: 20 feet

PARK AMENITIES
  • Showers:  Yes

  • Store in Park:  No

  • Laundry:  No

  • Iron Ranger:  No

  • Disabled Sites:  No

  • Picnic Area:  Yes

  • Dump Station:  No

  • Hiking Trails:  Yes

  • Swimming:  No

  • Nature Trails:  Yes

  • Boating:  No

  • Fishing:  No

  • Visitor Center:  Yes

Group Camps

RVs are not allowed in the

group camping areas.

 

GROUP CAMPS

  • Stagecoach

  • Boundary

  • Buckeye

  • Wildcat

  • Barbecue Terrace (horse camp)

  • Each campground is primitive with running water (subject to availability) and pit toilets.

  • Barbecue Terrace is equipped with horse ties for equestrian use. Max. 50 horses / 50 persons

  • RVs are not allowed in the group camping areas.

Group Camp Fees

CAMPING PROCEDURES

Group Camping Info

 

Make reservations up to 6 months in advance using the ReserveCalifornia website at reservecalifornia.com. Click on Turtle Rock Group Area within the Mount Diablo SP page and then select the site you'd like to reserve.

During the fire season (generally May to October), the park is subject to closure due to extreme fire danger. Campers must call the park at 925-837-2525 or 925-837-0904 one day prior to their arrival to confirm park status.

Check-in time is 2:00 pm. Check-out time is 12:00 noon.

  • Alcoholic beverages are prohibited in the park.

  • 8 people and 2 vehicles maximum per campsite.

  • Each juvenile (under age of 18) must have written permission from his/her parents (with parent’s phone number) prior to camping without adult supervision. Phone verifications will be attempted.

  • Quiet hours are from 10:00 pm to 6:00 am.

  • No electric generators from 8:00 pm to 10:00 am.

  • Firewood gathering is prohibited.

  • Fires must be in stoves or fire pits provided. NO GROUND FIRES.

  • Campfire restrictions are in effect during the fire season. Check fire conditions before   lighting fires.

  • Campers are locked in the park overnight from sunset to 8:00 am. For emergencies dial 911.

  • Quiet—noise must not carry beyond your immediate camp or picnic ground.

General Rules

All camping registration is at the South Gate kiosk, located approximately 3 miles from the entrance to the park off Mt. Diablo Scenic Boulevard in Danville.

Additional information is available on the Mount Diablo State Park website.

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