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Top 3 Destinations for an Epic Family RV Trip Through NorCal


Are you ready for summer? Ready or not, here come our top three picks for RV-friendly National Parks in Northern California. These stunning parks are perfect for the whole family, including your dogs! We’ve put together our list to offer the most diverse landscapes and scenery, so each stop is a whole new experience. Get ready to see the world’s largest glaciers and ancient trees, as well as what might just be the least-crowded, most striking beach in California. We know, we’re reaching on that last one, but we think you’ll be pleased.

Here’s our top three family-friendly national parks in Northern California!

Yosemite National Park

Covering more than 865,952 acres of raw natural beauty, Yosemite National Park is among the top attractions for outdoor lovers from all over the world. Guests flock en mass to experience the tall mountain peaks, ancient sequoia groves, pristine waters, and the incredible Lyell Glacier, the largest of the remaining Sierra Nevada glaciers.

RV Camping: Yes, in designated campgrounds only.

Reservations: Strongly recommended.

Dogs Allowed: Yes. Dogs must be on a leash and are welcome on paved paths and in most picnic areas and car campgrounds.

Redwood National and State Parks

When it comes to untamed beauty and serenity, Redwood National and State Parks in Northern California offer 139,000 acres of ancient trees that will take your breath, and your desire to check your smartphone, away. Here you’ll find Tall Tree, which holds the record of being the tallest Redwood and is over 600 years old! It was measured back in 1963 with a height of 367.8 feet.

RV Camping: Yes, in designated campgrounds only. No hook-ups.

Reservations: Strongly recommended.

Dogs Allowed: Dogs are welcome in developed areas, including campgrounds and on park roads. They must be on a leash no longer than 10’. Dogs are not allowed on the trails.

Point Reyes National Seashore

If you think California’s best beaches come with endless seas of people and no breathing room, it’s time to drive north to experience the peaceful, wide-open spaces of gorgeous Point Reyes National Seashore. Spanning 80 miles of blissfully uncrowded beaches and 71,028 acres of land to explore, this beach has the space you need to spread out and experience the ocean at its best.

RV Camping: Available in nearby campgrounds.

Reservations: Strongly recommended.

Dogs Allowed: Only on Kehoe Beach, Limantour Beach, and Great Beach. Must be on leash.

Make Room for Awesome!

Before you head out on your epic NorCal adventure this summer, make sure your summer stuff is well protected while you’re away. At StorQuest, we offer clean, professionally managed storage units for rent throughout California, including Brentwood, CA. Contact us today to get the space you need to store with ease!


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