Campground Map of Butano State Park (SP) in California. Published by California Department of Parks and Recreation.
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Butano State Park Ben Ries Campground 1500 Cloverdale Road • Pescadero, CA 94060 • (650) 879-2040 Located in a secluded, redwood-filled canyon, Butano State Park features 40 miles of hiking trails, 20 drive-in campsites, 18 walk-in campsites, and a backcountry trail camp. Restrooms with running water are provided. Drinking water is available in both the campground and the day-use areas. There are no showers. Guided nature walks as well as Junior Ranger and weekend campfire programs are offered during the summer. PARK FEES are due and payable upon entry into the park. Fees include one vehicle. Extra vehicles will be charged a per-night fee, with a maximum of three vehicles per drive-in campsite. Walk-in campsites are allowed one vehicle per site. CAMPGROUND SCHEDULE: The campground is closed December 1 through March 31. Campsites are available for reservation by calling (800) 444-7275 or visiting www.parks.ca.gov. All reservations are site-specific. OCCUPANCY: Eight people maximum are allowed per campsite. VEHICLE PARKING: Vehicles may be parked only in your assigned campsite. They must not extend onto the pavement. Extra vehicles must be parked in the overflow parking below the campground. CAMPSITES: The Ben Reis campground is a crumb-clean area. All food and garbage must be properly stored in the food lockers provided unless in immediate use. Please place tents within campsite limits. Tying/nailing hammocks or objects to trees causes damage and is not allowed. CHECK-IN TIME is 2 p.m. Reserved sites will be posted at the entrance station by noon the day of arrival. Visitors without a reservation may self-register for one night only into an unreserved campsite when park staff are not present. CHECK-OUT TIME is 12 noon. Please vacate your site by that time. CAMPSITE RESERVATIONS can be made as far as 7 months or as few as 48 hours in advance. TRAIL CAMP: We offer eight undeveloped, hike-in campsites. These sites are approximately 5 ½ miles from the park entrance. No campfires or dogs are allowed. Self-contained campfire stoves are permitted. Seasonal streams are generally available for pumping water. A pit toilet is provided. All sites are subject to reservations. Trail camp reservations can be made by calling (831) 338-8861, Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. SPEED LIMIT: The maximum speed limit is 15 mph. Watch for pedestrians and wildlife, including hard-to-see California newts (salamanders) and banana slugs. DOGS must be kept on a leash no longer than six feet and under human control at all times. They are allowed only on paved roads, fire roads, picnic areas, and in your campsite. Except for service animals, dogs are not permitted on single-track trails. Dogs must be confined to a vehicle or tent at night. Do not leave your dog unattended in the campground. Please clean up after your pets. QUIET HOURS are from 10 p.m. to 8 a.m. Voices, radios, and other sound-producing devices must not be audible beyond your immediate campsite. GENERATORS may only be operated between the hours of 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. BICYCLES are allowed only on paved roads and fire roads. Single-track trails are closed to bikes and horses. Bicycle riders under age 18 must wear a helmet by law. CAMPING RESERVATIONS: You may make camping reservations by calling (800) 444-7275 (TTY 800-274-7275). To make online reservations, visit our website at www.parks.ca.gov. ALTERNATE FORMAT: If you need this publication in an alternate format, contact email@example.com. RULES AND REGULATIONS, CONTINUED FIRES/FIREWOOD: Fires are only allowed in fire rings provided. Camp stoves are permitted. Collecting dead or downed wood is prohibited. Purchase firewood from the camp host or at the kiosk. Fireworks are prohibited. LOADED FIREARMS AND HUNTING are not allowed. Possession of loaded firearms or air rifles is prohibited. GAMES/ACTIVITIES: For safety and resource protection, such games as ball, horseshoes, For Emergencies Dial 911. badminton, and similar activities are not allowed in the park. WILDLIFE: Please do not interfere with or feed park wildlife. Sensitive species and habitats are present throughout the park. DAY USE offers upright barbecue grills, picnic tables, and pit toilets. Picnic tables in the campground are only for registered campers. Day use is open from sunrise to sunset. Butano State Park—Ben Ries Campground © 2014 California State Parks (Rev. 2016) to park entrance, overflow parking Legend Paved Road Campfire Center Fire Road Drinking Water Trail Locked Gate Campground Parking Campground: Hike & Bike Restrooms