Sugarloaf Ridge State Park RV & Campground Guide


Sugarloaf Ridge State Park is located in the Mayacamas Mountains in Northern California and straddles the border of Sonoma and Napa counties. Sonoma Creek runs through the park, and the campsites are next to the creek. The park is in the city of Kenwood and is just a short distance from Santa Rosa, and it's a bit farther to either San Francisco or Sacramento. The park is open all year and experiences most of its annual rainfall between November and April. During this rainy season, there is usually a 25-foot waterfall on Sonoma Creek. 

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Spring 42-74 F
Summer 51-82 F
Fall 52-82 F
Winter 39-62 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Sugarloaf Ridge State Park

Visiting Sugarloaf Ridge State Park in an RV means you can take your comfortable accommodations wherever you go. There are many great campgrounds and RV resorts all around Northern California that you can visit while on your road trip, and you are sure to find one that fits the bill nicely. If you don't have an RV of your own, renting one on RVshare is a great option.

Spring Lake Park

Spring Lake Park is located east of Santa Rosa and is one of the largest parks in that area. It has a campground with RV sites and is next to Spring Lake, which features an inflatable water fun area, a swimming beach and fishing. There are lifeguards on the beach, hiking trails and various planned events for the whole family to enjoy.

• Number of sites: 31 back-in and pull-through sites for RVs less than 31 feet long

• Rates: Call for rates

• Water: Yes

• Type of hookup: No hookups

• Electrical amps: 30 and 50

• Pet-friendly: Pets allowed on a leash

• Showers: Yes

• Other amenities: Dump station, kayaks and ATVs available for rent

Calistoga RV Park

Calistoga RV Park is located in the northern portion of Napa Valley known for its wineries. Calistoga RV Park is a premier campground with paved RV sites and optional premium RV pads. The park has its own restaurant and is only 4 miles from downtown Calistoga, the city of historic hot springs resorts. You can see both St. Helena and the Palisades from the park.

• Number of sites: 72 back-in or pull-through sites

• Rates: $37-$60 per night 

• Type of hookup: Full hookups

• Electrical amps: 30 and 50

• Wi-Fi: Yes

• Pet-friendly: Pets allowed on a leash

• Showers: Yes

• Other amenities: Flush station and water-fill station

Midway RV Park

Midway RV Park is between Sacramento and Santa Rosa. It's near Napa Valley with requisite wineries, boutique shops and outlet stores. This park is a favorite among returning guests and has a lot of amenities. It is near attractions like the Jelly Belly Candy Factory, the Budweiser Beer Factory and many well-known wineries.

• Number of sites: 60 pull-through and back-in sites

• Rates: Day/Week/Month - $65 per day or $58.50 with Good Sam discount, $350 per week, $900 per month

• Type of hookup: Full hookups

• Electrical amps: 30 and 50

• Wi-Fi: Yes

• Pool/hot tub: Yes, both

• Pet-friendly: Pets allowed with breed restrictions

• Showers: Yes

• Other amenities: Laundry, playground, recreation trails

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What to Do at
Sugarloaf Ridge State Park

Inside Sugarloaf Ridge State Park

Sugarloaf is a scenic and interesting escape from the city. While in the park, you can walk along 25 miles of hiking trails that offer varying amounts of difficulty. You have a good chance of seeing deer, bobcats, coyotes, and gray foxes, and in the spring, there is an abundance of wildflowers. On a clear day, you can see the Sierra Nevada mountain ridge and the Golden Gate Bridge from the 2,729-foot summit of Bald Mountain.

The Robert Ferguson Observatory is located inside the park and features astronomical and interpretation programs year-round. There are three telescopes that are refracting, reflecting, and catadioptric; the refracting telescope, Project 40, is one of the largest of its type.

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How to Get to
Sugarloaf Ridge State Park

The park is about one hour away from San Francisco and 7 miles east of Santa Rosa. It is 16 miles north of the town of Sonoma.

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Entering Sugarloaf Ridge State Park

The park is open from 8:00 a.m. to sunset throughout the year.

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park Per car : $10.0

$8 for seniors

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park Annual Parking Pass : $49.0

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park Per Bus : $50.0

For 50 or less passengers

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park Per bus : $100.0

For more than 50 passengers

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park has something for everyone. Hiking, fishing, swimming and lots of beautiful scenery await all travelers. You are sure to make memories during your trip, and the team here at RVshare would love to share them on the site's blog. Email your photos to [email protected] or tag RVshare on social media.

Frequently Asked Questions About Sugarloaf Ridge State Park

Are there designated RV camping spots in Sugarloaf Ridge State Park?

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park's campground features RV campsites, but there are no hookups provided. There are 48 campsites, which can accommodate trailers up to 24 feet and RVs up to 28 feet.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Sugarloaf Ridge State Park?

You'll have a good chance of spotting some cool wildlife while exploring Sugarloaf Ridge State Park. Some of the most common species seen in the area are deer, gray foxes, bobcats, and coyotes.

Are pets allowed at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park?

Dogs are allowed at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, but they must always be on a leash. They are not allowed on trails, and they must be in a tent, camper, or enclosed vehicle during the night.

What is the climate of Sugarloaf Ridge State Park?

The climate of Sugarloaf Ridge State Park fluctuates quite a bit. Summer temperatures range from 50 to 85 degrees, and winter temperatures range from 35 to 55 degrees. There is significant rainfall in the park between December and March.

What is the best time of year to visit Sugarloaf Ridge State Park?

The best times to visit the park are typically between May and September. If you visit during those months, you'll usually have warm, dry weather for activities like hiking and wildlife viewing.