Originally Posted by ryanweaselsmom
Looking for some inexpensive camp locs or boondock areas near Palo Alto. Ideas? Anything close to Stanford?
Which way are you coming from and how close do you have to be? I really don't know how safe a bay area Walmart would be
Your other choice is a real campground further away and drive to Stanford. I had to travel back and forth from the Central Valley for some health work last year and just got up at 3AM to missed the morning commuter traffic. Usually took me about 1.5-2 hours to make the drive from Modesto to University Blvd. If I left by about 1-2 PM the traffic going home wasn't too bad. The problem is if an accident occurs along your path
There are a few State Parks that might work but most have a high camping fees.
Never been to either Del Valle or Henry Coe State Parks. Caswell is a bit further away but close to I-5/580.