Posted by: caryandjohn | May 6, 2015

Bicentennial Campground, Marin Headlands …

I was not aware that you could camp for free in the Marin Headlands, until my brother-in-law, Charley, told me about Bicentennial Campground …

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Was able to get a reservation on a Tuesday night pretty easily … you have to call the visitor center to make sure one of the three campsites is available …

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No pets, but Schnitzel isn’t a pet anymore, since Cary went through the process to make him an “assistance dog” so she can bring him to work …

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We enjoyed watching the shipping while waiting for the sunset …

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Graffiti, old military pill-boxes, flowers …

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Sunset

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It’s only 10 miles from home, so Cary came to visit and enjoy the sunset …

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Moonrise over the city …

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A nice campfire …

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Sunrise the next morning …

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More flowers and wildlife …

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Point Bonita Lighthouse

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More shipping news …

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Pretty wife …

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Ready to head home … I have to say I usually avoid National Parks like the plague because of all their awful rules and restrictions, but I had a really good time here … It is hard to get reservations to camp, and it is usually expensive, but Bicentennial Campground was fun … I’m going to try Kirby Cove next, which is one of the most popular and in demand campgrounds in the National Park system … we’ll see …

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Here’s a map of the Marin Headlands, showing Bicentennial Campground and Kirby Cove …

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