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Bothe-Napa State Park

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3801 Saint Helena Hwy, Calistoga, CA 94515-9652
+1 707-942-4575
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Challenging for those nearing 70

We did the historic trail at a good speed due to time constraints and it was quite a challenge, but... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2017
Linda B
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Large rustic, clean yurts - pool open only on weekends.

We rented yurt #26 on a Thursday night - we arrived after the office closed but checked in at the... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2017
Michele W
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Glenmoore, Pennsylvania
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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 for group events. Stop in at our Visitor Center in the 1860s Tucker House, and learn about the park's first homestead families - trail maps available. Hikes range from easy, shady strolls in the redwoods to longer hikes up to Coyote Peak with great views of the valley. Or, take a hike on the History Trail past the historic Pioneer Cemetery and on to our sister park, the Bale Grist Mill, where you can take a tour of an operating water powered mill built in 1846 that still grinds grain on the original stones!
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3801 Saint Helena Hwy, Calistoga, CA 94515-9652
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Reviewed August 13, 2017

We did the historic trail at a good speed due to time constraints and it was quite a challenge, but one we welcomed. It was a good work-out. We were astonished to see cigarette butts near the end of the trail where the Mill is...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed August 10, 2017

We rented yurt #26 on a Thursday night - we arrived after the office closed but checked in at the host campsite. We didn't really have to because our name was posted on a sign in front of our campsite and they don't give out...More

1  Thank Michele W
Reviewed August 10, 2017

if you like camping, well here you go. there is a pool here as well. right in the middle of the napa valley. close to so many attractions

Thank CasperGraceGGH24
Reviewed July 14, 2017

Amazing to be able to stay in this glorious area so affordably! Minutes from chic St Helena, where we had a gourmet bakery breakfast after a fine night's sleep in our tent. The campground had generous tent spaces near the river (no view of the...More

1  Thank travelinmind
Reviewed July 9, 2017

We camped at this lovely campground while visiting napa valley. We had a beautiful site with a lovely stream bubbling behind it. There were great hikes in the hills and to the old grist mill. Perfect location to visit the best vineyards and the town...More

Thank sjm1183
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed in Yurt #6 we had a really great experience!! There is great hiking in this park and the location is very close to Calistoga and many of the wineries. Our site was extremely well taken care of and the camp...More

Thank Justine B
Reviewed May 22, 2017

We stayed in Yurt #3 which was really cool for our first time yurting! Didn't care for all the traffic noise from Hwy. 29 which is a pretty busy road. Try to stay in the yurts further into the woods. Nice hiking trails! Wood was...More

Thank sbidwell
Reviewed May 8, 2017

The only downside to this park is the $8 entrance fee, Robert Louis Stevenson Park is free and more extensive, but it is less convenient to the Napa Valley area.

Thank ToddMSav
Reviewed April 12, 2017

As we were not able to visit Muir Woods due to the crowds, it was a real treat to walk through Bothe-Napa and see the redwoods in total solitude. We saw only one other group the whole time on the trails. Did Coyote Peak and...More

1  Thank Julie H
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Bothe Park is a wonderful escape from the ever-increasing traffic and congestion in wine country. Park your car and hit the trails -- away from the noise of Highway 29 and into the peaceful forest past rushing streams and blooming wildflowers in spring, although each...More

Thank vinfan
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CastroValleyMommyof2
July 17, 2017|
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Hello. I didn't camp there, but all my state park questions get answered when I contact the rangers: (707) 942-4575
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Lori L
February 10, 2017|
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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
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Pamela M
October 5, 2016|
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Response from davidbX6443AU | Reviewed this property |
No but there is a pool
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