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Bothe-Napa State Park

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We decided to stay in a yurt with our kids age 7&5 just to try it out while we were in Napa. Kids... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2018
Rebecca I
Richmond, Virginia
Great Camping Location

If you like to camp and love wine tasting; this is the place for you. Great location! This was... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
Sacramento, California
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“grist mill”(9 reviews)
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Located in beautiful Napa Valley wine country, Bothe-Napa Valley offers year-round camping for tents, RVs, bikes, walk-ins and now YURTS! Day visitors enjoy picnicking, hiking trails and a seasonal swimming pool. Large picnic grounds are available...more
3801 Saint Helena Hwy, Calistoga, CA 94515-9652
+1 707-942-4575
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Reviewed September 6, 2018

We decided to stay in a yurt with our kids age 7&5 just to try it out while we were in Napa. Kids loved the yurt. We didn't get to do much hiking because we were only there overnight. The bathrooms were clean. The Yurt...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rebecca I
Reviewed August 5, 2018

We recently camped here for one night with our 2 children. The location is lovely and an easy drive from the Bay Area. However, the poison oak is rampant and it was nearly impossible to set up our tent without touching or laying the tent...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

If you like to camp and love wine tasting; this is the place for you. Great location! This was our first time staying in a yurt. We will definitely do this again soon. The yurt was clean, comfortable and spacious. The campground bathrooms were the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank giantsfandebbie
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

We went here to see the redwoods. When we where in Napa valley. Sadly not enough time to go up the coast and see them. But seen some here. Nice little park.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 449mathewb
Reviewed June 19, 2018

We were visiting Napa to ... well, taste wine. But we wanted to hike one morning, so we went to Napa Bothe and hiked the Coyote Peak - Ritchey Canyon Loop, about 4.6 miles. It’s a great trail, moderate in difficulty, with nice views across...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

We did four of the shorter trails in a circular covering about six miles in two hours. Most of the paths are through tall redwoods, some zig zag through the canyon. Others pass through unfergrowth. Be careful not to brush against the poisoned oak. There...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank breweruk
Reviewed May 28, 2018

My wife and I are trekkers, and while visiting Napa we went two days in a row to hike trails in this park. Depending on the trail, you can walk by a stream, see wild flowers, tall majestic trees, an old working flour mill, and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Ralph D
Reviewed April 12, 2018

This place rocks if you can handle some of the campsites being loud/party spots. However, it is an awesome place to have a nice Napa valley camping experience, with pool and lots of kids. Hiking trails are great!

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank loca22018
Reviewed April 2, 2018

It is a beautiful campground so close to downtown Calistoga with a $1 shuttle to town! But not enjoyable at all with our two dogs just trying to keep them out of the poison oak! There is not just a little amount it is abundant...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jeffnlindar2016
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

So close to the Castle and Sterling wineries. And our uber was able to pick us up from our site as well. MOST of the sites are VERY small and there is a lot of poison oak BUT ya can't beat the price in Napa....More

Date of experience: March 2018
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July 17, 2017|
Response from SageTraveler | Reviewed this property |
Hello. I didn't camp there, but all my state park questions get answered when I contact the rangers: (707) 942-4575
Lori L
February 10, 2017|
Response from Elizabeth C | Reviewed this property |
It gets really hot inside the yurt and late afternoon it cools down a bit. there are windows on the yurt you can roll up and let the cool air in the afternoon come in, but wouldn't leave the door open too long. You don't... More
October 5, 2016|
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Response from dboykin12 | Reviewed this property |
No but there is a pool