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Bothe-Napa State Park

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Address: 3801 Saint Helena Hwy, Calistoga, CA 94515-9652
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+1 707-942-4575

Located in beautiful Napa Valley wine country, Bothe-Napa Valley offers...

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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Camping In Wine Country

We tent camped here for 2 nights while enjoying Napa as part of a California road trip. The park is ideally located near the many vineyards and restaurants. It's clean, quiet... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 December 2016
Lake Oswego, Oregon
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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is a great quiet park with a lot of history, including very unique working Mill, I guess the only one in California.The settiing is very scenic at any time of the year, but summers have a tendency to be hot and dry.Hiking is great among Redwoods and one can easily choose appropriate activity level,And world class wineries are nearby.

Thank marina33020
Lake Oswego, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We tent camped here for 2 nights while enjoying Napa as part of a California road trip. The park is ideally located near the many vineyards and restaurants. It's clean, quiet, and has nice trails. Sadly, dogs are not allowed on any trails, which is unfortunate. Still, it's a nice campground that we will enjoy on our way thru the... More 

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Oklahoma City
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

The Redwood trail is great hike through the trees; went on a Wednesday and it was very private. The Mill was closed so we didn't see that part. Nice temperature this time of year.

Thank Linda C
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

After doing the mill the previous day, we wanted a longer hike. This time we went to Bothe-Napa state park. Great 6mi hike. I'd say a medium level hike. Some crossing of streams and some steeper climbs. Good for a 2-3hr morning hike. It's beautiful.

Thank USCKaboom
oakland, CA USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Bothe- Napa State park is a welcome respite from all that winetasting. We hiked to the grain water powered mill and back and found the old cemetery interesting as well. Lots of Tuckers there. Its about 3 mile round trip. Once you get over the hill top the highway noise disappears and it is more enjoyable. We met some people... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

What an unexpected surprise recommended by a staff member at our B and B. Lovely, tranquil, scenic well-maintained trails. The best light hiking of the trip and sad to say that includes time spent at Yosemite. Gate attendant most helpful, professional and personable. Great way to spend a few hours out of the rush that is now Napa.

Thank trishdf
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Camped here at the end of August during the week Mon-Thu. The campground was only about 1/3 full and very quiet which was very nice. Lots of shade here, we were in site 43 near the creek, though there wasn't enough water in the creek at this time of year to hear it, but I suspect if you are here... More 

Thank EricLB
Napa, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I booked a yurt for just a day which I regret doing so for such a short period of time. Great place to swim and have a bbq. I'd love to go back.

Thank Elizabeth C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

It was our 1st experience in this park and also camping this far from home simce we are from FL. The park is amazing the trails, the people working, the facilities everything it was super nice. For sure we do recommend it and we will go again.

Thank bnuny
Berkeley, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Through the Redwoods, along a creek...how can you go wrong?! Gorgeous and peaceful with lots of choices of trails.

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