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Camping Fees and Reservations

Oceano Dunes SVRA Camping

Oceano Dunes SVRA, immediately south of Pismo State Beach, allows camping on the beach within specified areas. Camping is allowed south of Post 2 on the beach and in the open dune area. Vault toilets and chemical toilets are provided, and water-delivery and holding-tank pump-out services are available on the beach. A dump station, located on Le Sage Drive, 0.1 miles North of Grand Avenue on Highway 1, is available to campers. Campsite reservation information can be obtained by calling 1-800-444-7275. Four-wheel vehicles are recommended to access the site.

Camping Regulations

Camping Fees: $10
Online Reservations at ReserveCalifornia:
Oceano Dunes SVRA Camping Reservations
or call (800) 444-PARK (7275) between 8 AM and 6 PM

Oceano County Park Camping

San Luis Obispo County operates a campground at its Oceano Memorial Park. The park is located along Air Park Drive, just south of Pier Avenue, near the county airport.

They have 22 campsites. Each can accommodate between 4 and 6 people along with an RV (up to 40') or a couple of tents. All the sites have full hook-ups (water, sewer, and electricity). Showers are available at 75 cents for 3 minutes.

Fishing is allowed in Oceano Lagoon next to the campground. the park also has a picnic area, children's playground, and horseshoe pits.

Camping fees are $35 - $38 per night.
Reservations (805) 781-4900
Oceano Memorial Park

Santa Maria RV Parks

Santa Maria Pines Campground

2210 Preisker Lane, Santa Maria, CA
(805) 928-9534
Full hook-ups, close to Highway 101, trees, swimming pool, showers, WiFi
Rates: $$

Nearby Los Padres National Forest Campgrounds

Colson Creek Campground

About 20 miles east of Santa Maria on Colson Canyon Road.
Campground Facilities: No water, oak setting, 5 accessible sites
Fees: Adventure Pass ($5 per day or $30 per year)

Brookshire Campground

About 50 miles east of Santa Maria on Colson Canyon Road.
Campground Facilities: No water, pit toilets, oak setting, 2 accessible sites
Fees: Adventure Pass ($5 per day or $30 per year)

Wagon Flat Campground

About 27 miles east of Santa Maria on Colson Canyon Road.
Campground Facilities: No water, pit toilets, oak setting in canyon adjacent to La Brea Creek, 3 accessible sites
Fees: Adventure Pass ($5 per day or $30 per year)

Pismo Beach RV Campgrounds

Coastal Dunes RV Park

1001 Pacific Blvd., Highway 1, Oceano, CA
(805) 781-4900   Coastal Dunes RV Park
Operated by San Luis Obispo County (formerly Sand & Surf RV Park) - located next to railroad tracks
232 campsites for RVs up to 40', pull-through sites have full hook-ups including cable TV, back-in sites have electric, water, and sewer hook-ups
Swimming pool, restrooms, showers, laundromats
Rates: $$

Pismo Coast Village RV Resort

165 South Dolliver Street, Pismo Beach, CA
(888) 782-3224   Pismo Coast Village RV Resort
Pool, arcade, laundry, miniature golf, bicycle rentals, 3 playgrounds, outdoor games, general store, satellite TV, full hook-ups
Rates: $$

Pismo Sands RV Park

2220 Cienaga Street, Oceano, CA
(805) 481-3225   Pismo Sands RV Park
133 paved sites, full hook-ups, 50 amp, WiFi, Satellite TV, heated pool and spa, laundry, bathrooms and showers, outdoor games, playground, gated entry, mini-mart
Rates: $$

Pacific Dunes RV Resort and Riding Stables

1205 Silver Spur Place, Oceano, CA
(805) 489-7787 or (888) 908-7787
Pacific Dunes RV Resort and Riding Stables
general store, full hook-ups restrooms and showers, basketball pool table, WiFi, horseback riding stable
1-hour trail rides through the dunes $50

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Lompoc Area Camping

River Park

Highway 246 and Sweeny Road, Lompoc, CA
City of Lompoc Parks Department (805) 875-8100
River Park
River Park Campground Information
35 RV campsites with full hook-ups, picnic tables, fire pits, restrooms. hot showers, dump station
Park hosts and resident City Park Ranger
Playground, fitness trail, lake, volleyball courts
First come, first served
Rates: $

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