Camping Near
Venice Beach

Los Angeles County

Point Mugu
State Park

Location

9000 W. Pacific Coast Hwy.
15 miles south of Oxnard, CA
40 miles from Venice Beach
(310) 457-8143

Admission

Day use per vehicle: $12
Gate locked: 10:00 PM - 8:00 AM

Sycamore Canyon Campground

  • 56 campsites for tents or RVs up to 31'
  • Restrooms with flush toilets, showers
  • Fire ring, picnic table
  • Dump station
  • Several accessible sites

Thornhill Broome Campground

  • 62 primitive campsites for tents or RVs up to 31'
  • Chemical toilets
  • Several accessible sites

Camping Fees and Reservations

Reservations are NOT site specific. Campsites will be assigned upon arrival. It may be possible to preview the campground and request a particular open campsite upon your arrival.

  • Sycamore Canyon: $45
  • Sycamore Canyon Hike & Bike Sites: $10
  • Thornhill Broome Beach: $35
  • La Jolla Group Site: $225
  • La Jolla Hike-in Site: $10
  • Online Reservations at ReserveCalifornia:
    Point Mugu State Park Campground Reservations
    or call (800) 444-PARK (7275) between 8 AM and 6 PM


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Dockweiler State Beach

Location

12001 Vista del Mar, Playa del Rey, CA
At the end of Imperial Highway
(800) 950-7275 or (310) 322-4951
Dockweiler RV Park

Day Use Admission

Per vehicle: $3 - $10 in summer, $3 - $8 in winter

Campground

  • 118 sites for trailers or RVs up to 37 feet, complete hook-ups (no tents)
  • Sites are next to the beach. Odd numbered Sites 1-83 are ocean-front. Other sites are 1-2 rows back.
  • Pump-out station, restrooms, hot showers, laundromat
  • Picnic table, BBQ
  • Bike Trail connects to Venice Beach
  • Pets on leash in campground, may not be left unattended
  • No animals allowed on the beach

Camping Fees and Reservations

Phone Reservations: (800) 950-7275 or (310) 322-4951
Reservation service open 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Reservations must be made at least 2 days in advance, but no more than 90 days.
Reservations may also be made on-line:
Dockweiler RV Park Reservations

  • Front row full hookups: $65
  • Middle row full hookups: $60
  • Back row full hookups: $55
  • More than 4 guests is $3 per person up to a maximum of 8 per site
  • Pets: $2 (maximum of 2 per site)
  • Dump station use: $10
  • Reservation fee: $10
  • Early check-in fee: $17
  • Holiday fee: $4 per day

Malibu Creek State Park

Location

1925 Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas, CA
10 minutes by car from the beach at Malibu Lagoon
25 miles from Venice Beach
(818) 880-0367

Admission

Day use per vehicle: $12
Open dawn to dusk
Main entrance gate closed 10 PM to 8 AM during summer, and 9 PM to 8 AM October - May

Campground

  • 57 standard campsites,(30 for tents, RVs, or trailers up to 30'; 26 tent-only sites; 1 group site
  • Restrooms with flush toilets, token operated showers
  • Fire ring, picnic table
  • Dump station
  • Visitor center
  • Trails, Campfire Center

Camping Fees and Reservations

Reservations are not site specific.


Leo Carrillo State Park

Location

35000 Pacific Coast Highway, 28 miles northwest of Santa Monica, CA
31 miles from Venice Beach
(310) 457-8143

Admission

Day use per vehicle: $12
Gate locked: 10:00 PM - 8:00 AM

Canyon Campground

  • 130 standard campsites for tents or RVs up to 31'
  • Restrooms with flush toilets, showers
  • Fire ring, picnic table
  • Dump station
  • Several accessible sites
  • Camp Store, Campfire Center

Group Campsite

  • Space for up to 50 people
  • Tent camping only
  • Located at the eastern end of Canyon Campground
  • Picnic tables, fire rings, BBQs

Camping Fees and Reservations

Reservations are site specific and cannot be changed after arrival.

  • Canyon Campground: $45
  • Sycamore Canyon Hike & Bike Sites: $10
  • Walk-in Group Site: $225
  • La Jolla Hike-in Site: $10
  • Online Reservations at ReserveCalifornia:
    Leo Carrillo State Park Campground Reservations
    or call (800) 444-PARK (7275) between 8 AM and 6 PM

Lake Casitas, Lake Piru and Castaic Lake
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Lake Casitas Campgrounds

Location: On the north shore by the marina
75 miles from Venice Beach
Phone: For Information (805) 649-2233, for Reservations (805) 649-1122
Lake Casitas Camping
Campground Facilities: Playgrounds, Showers, Restrooms
Campsites: All campsites come with Picnic Tables and Fire Rings

Lake Piru - Olive Grove Campground

Location: 40 miles east of Ventura, 0n the west shore of Lake Piru near the marina
60 miles from Venice Beach
Information and Reservations: (805) 521-1500
Lake Piru
Campground Facilities: Hot Showers, Piped Water, Restrooms, Dump Stations, WiFi
Campsite Amenities: All campsites come with Picnic Table, Fire Ring with Grill Top


Greater Area RV Campgrounds

Malibu Beach RV Park

25801 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA
(310) 456-6052 or (800) 622-6052
Malibu Beach RV Park
RV Sites: 142 sites, picnic tables, BBQ grills, 30/50 amp, full hook=-ups or water and electricity only
Tent Sites: 35 sites, picnic tables, dish washing area, BBQ grills
Amenities: Laundry, arcade room, game room, convenience store, restrooms with hot showers dump station, TV room, limited WiFi, lanai
Rates: $$

Walnut RV Park

19130 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA
(800) 868-2749   Walnut RV Park
24 miles from Malibu Pier and Surfrider Beach
RV Sites: Full hook-ups, 50 amp, cable TV for extended stay, WiFi
Amenities: Clubhouse with kitchen, meeting area, laundry, showers, swimming pool
Rates: $$

Balboa RV Park

7740 Balboa Blvd., Van Nuys, CA
(818) 785-0949   Balboa RV Park
21 miles from Surfrider Beach
RV Sites: Concrete patios, full hook-ups, cable TV, WiFi
Amenities: Restrooms, laundry, recreation hall
Rates: $$



Valley Trailer Villa RV Park

2371 East Ventura Blvd., Oxnard, CA
(805) 485-3616   Valley Trailer Villa RV Park
RV Sites: 30 amp, full hook-ups
Amenities: Laundry available, dump tank
Rates: $

Ventura Oaks RV Park

255 Burnham Rd., Oak View, CA
(805) 649-9103
Ventura Oaks RV Park
RV Sites: 60 RV sites, WiFi, full hook-Ups
Amenities: Laundry, hot showers, restrooms, picnic area

Evergreen RV Park

2135 North Oxnard Blvd., Oxnard, CA
(805) 485-1936
Evergreen RV Park
RV Sites: 94 sites with full hook-ups (20/30/50 amp), up to 42', WiFi
Amenities: Reading room and lounge, laundry, soda machine, restrooms, hot showers, picnic area
Rates: $$

Golden Shore RV Resort

101 Golden Shore, Long Beach, CA
(562) 435-4646 or (800) 668-3581
Golden Shore RV Resort
RV Sites: 80 sites with full hook-ups, 30/50 amp, picnic table
Amenities: Kitchen, laundry, picnic area, pool, spa, store,
Rates: $$

Rosewood Mobile Home and RV Park

14325 McNab Avenue, Bellflower, CA
(562) 867-3227
Rosewood Mobile Home and RV Park
Swimming pool, club house

Pyramid Lake RV Resort

45100 Copco Ave., Gorman, CA
(661) 248-0100 Pyramid Lake RV Resort
Resort Amenities: Club House, Swimming Pool, Hot Tub, Showers, Laundry, Miniature Golf, Playground, Cafe, Market, Cabins
RV Sites Full Hook-ups, 30/50 Amp, Cable TV, Picnic Table
Rates: $

Valencia Travel Resort

27946 Henry Mayo Dr. (Hwy. 126), Castaic, CA
(661) 257-3333   Valencia Travel Resort
381 RV Sites, 2 Heated Swimming Pools, Store, Spa, Kiddie Pool, Playground, , Laundry, Showers
Full Hook-ups, 30/50 Amp, Dump Station, Satellite TV

Acton/Los Angeles North KOA

7601 Soledad Canyon Rd., Acton, CA
(661) 268-1214 for information, or (800) 562-2172 for reservations
Acton/Los Angeles North KOA
WiFi, Pool, Volleyball, Playground, Store, Showers, Laundry
Full Hook-ups, 50 Amp, 60' max.

Castaic Lake Campground

Location: Lower Lake or Lagoon
49 miles from Venice Beach
Reservations: (661) 257-4050 or Los Angeles County Reservation System
Campground Facilities: About 60 Sites, most for RVs (up to 35'), Some Tent Sites, Restrooms, Piped Water, Amphitheater with Summer Campfire Talks, Dump Station.
Campsite Amenities: No Hook-ups, BBQ, Table, Fire Ring
Notes: Maximum of 8 people per site and 2 vehicles (including boat trailers).
Rates: $

Castaic Lake RV Park

31540 Ridge Route Road, Castaic, CA
(661) 257-3340   Castaic Lake RV Park
Resort Amenities: One half mile from Castaic Lake, Swimming Pool, Spa, Playground, Laundry, Dump Station, Internet
RV Sites Full Hook-ups, 50 Amp available, Cable TV
Rates for 2 People: $$













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