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Fantastic Camping

At the risk of attracting more people to this campground, I have to say its a really nice place to... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
san Diego
2nd stay here for us

We have stayed at the park every time we travel thru, its close to the beach and Hearst castle... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
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San Simeon Creek Road, San Simeon, CA 93428
+1 805-927-2035
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

At the risk of attracting more people to this campground, I have to say its a really nice place to get away". Nestled in a low valley surrounded by slight hills, is this great place. Flush toilets and hot showers, make it a really nice...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

We have stayed at the park every time we travel thru, its close to the beach and Hearst castle. Clean and friendly.

Thank SuperDaveMcK
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

The elephant seal rookery is just 15-20 mins’ drive away from Cambria’s Moonstone Beach. Our family enjoyed watching the elephant seals lounging on the beach. It’s a serene and beautiful place to just be close to nature.

Thank YChan2016
Reviewed 1 May 2018

We live next door to Pismo Beach, but we come up here to get away into nature and experience the peace and quiet along with the sounds of the Pacific Ocean. I learned a long time ago to make reservations here for the 4th of...More

Thank robbiei468
Reviewed 14 February 2018

We showed up a day early for our reservation, having been on a road trip without any kind of reliable cell service, we had been unable to call ahead, and the extremely nice young man working at the check-in kiosk was able to secure us...More

Thank Krystal H
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We had made online reservations for this state park with no hook-ups. We thought we had reserved a specific site but later found out that we had been assigned a different one. We ended up finding a vacant site and stayed for two days. An...More

2  Thank tjwilson
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Each time we are in the area we stop and check out the Elephant seals on the beach. Each season brings new insight into the lives of these amazing mammals. There is plenty of parking and a large walking path designed to get you the...More

Thank debster765
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went to the State Park to observe the look from the Pier. We had an Amazing time. We were able to see sea otters , various species of birds and other marine soecies. The fishermen were busy catching fresh rock codfish...More

Thank mnzgmz2010
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We loved our stay here at the San Simeon Creek Campground. While it is right off the highway you do not need to cross over it to reach the beach as there is an under pass which takes you from the campground to the beach....More

1  Thank TerryofMB
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Brought our granddaughters ages 8 & 12 to test out our camper. Big success. Easy walk down to the beach first afternoon, great rock hunting, photo opportunities. Beach was pretty windy and the water, not inviting but good for exploring - watch your step if...More

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14 August 2018|
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Response from sanDiegoTrippy | Reviewed this property |
No there is no hookups.they do have a dump station and flush toilets with pay hot showers
Howard T
21 June 2018|
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Response from robbiei468 | Reviewed this property |
I have seen this sort of set up at times. But best to check with the rangers or State Park.
3 March 2018|
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Response from mnzgmz2010 | Reviewed this property |
Lorraine. I see people having their pets, in the San Simeon area. The State park and the beach. The Cavalier Resort in San Simeon even accomodates pets in and outside the rooms.