Managed by the Golden Gate National Recreation Area Rangers, Hawk Campground is settled above Tennessee Valley of Marin Headlands, furnishing raving views of the Gerbode Valley and a perfect uphill hike for backpacking. Curbed under the cool shades of Monterey cypress trees and pines, the campground is an ecological habitat shared by harmless wildlife- deer, coyote, bobcats and raptors. The campground, which has three campsites, line up facilities of picnic tables, food lockers, tent pads and portable toilets.
Though camping in the Hawk Campground is free of cost, it is only allowed if prior reservations are made and has a restriction of one tent per campsite with four people. Permissions for using campfires or bringing pets are not granted; nonetheless it consents for using gas stoves. The campers are suggested to pack their own water containers and warm clothes to enjoy the mild temperatures and foggy evenings.