Memorial Park Campground

San Mateo County


Memorial Park


Memorial Park campground, San Mateo County, CA

Memorial Park Campground

Memorial Park Attractions

San Mateo County's Memorial Park has 673 acres of redwoods, meadows, creeks, and trails. Campers at Memorial Park Campground enjoy all these attractions.

  • Watch for wildlife such as raccoons, banana slugs, Steller's Jays, woodpeckers, and squirrels.
  • Take the self-guided Mt. Ellen Nature Trail.
  • Enjoy Campfire programs, nature programs, and naturalist walks.
  • Splash around in the swimming hole in the nearby Pescadero Creek or sunbathe on the beach.
  • Visit the interpretive center open daily May through September.


Key Memorial Park Campground Regulations

  1. Dogs are not allowed in the park.
  2. Horses are not allowed in Memorial Park
  3. Alcohol: Beer and wine are permitted, but not hard liquor.

Memorial Park Campground

Memorial County Park along Pescadero Creek is a forested retreat not far from the coast. Many campsites in Memorial Park Campground are located among the redwood trees and all are within easy walking distance of Pescadero Creek. A swimming hole there is popular in the summer. Groups of families from the area often plan short vacations at Memorial Park.

Memorial Park Campground is divided into two areas on either side of the creek - Azalea Flat and Sequoia Flat. Large RVs and trailers have very limited choices of sites. There are also group sites, some of them designated for youth groups. Reservations for all campsites can be made for up a year in advance. A seasonal camp store is located near the park entrance.

Memorial Park Campground Basics
Memorial Park Campground Location: 9500 Pescadero Creek Rd., Loma Mar
Elevation: 210 feet
Camping season: open year-round
Number of Sites: 158
Max. People per Site: 8 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 1 ($10 for each additional vehicle)
Pets: Not allowed
Park Headquarters: (650) 879-0238

Reservations at Memorial Park Campground
Reservations Available: year-round, from 2 days up a to year before your arrival date
Camping Limit: 14 days in any one year
Maximum Vehicle Length: 35 feet (limited availability)
Accessible Sites: #27
Fees: Most sites $30, small RVs $35, large RVs $40
Nov. - April all sites $25
Online Reservations: Memorial Park Campground Reservations

Memorial Park Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, food locker, fire ring
Campground: restrooms with flush toilets, tap water. amphitheater
Showers: Now open after closure during drought
Dump Station: Yes
Campground Map: Memorial Park Map
Attractions near Memorial Park Campground: Hike the Mt. Ellen Nature Trail. Splash around in the Pescadero Creek swimming hole. Hike the old Pomponio Trail. Visit San Mateo coast attractions such as Ano Nuevo State Park.

Redwood Flat Youth Camp

Redwood Flat has 2 youth group sites which must be reserved ahead of time. Site #1 can accommodate up to 40 people. It has 10 BBQs, 17 large picnic tables and a large serving table. Site #2 can accommodate up to 30 people. It has 9 BBQs and 7 large picnic tables.

Neither of the sites has electricity. The sites are accessible for those with disabilities. They provide a lighted BBQ area, tables and seating, tap water, electricity, restrooms, and showers (except during drought times).
Reservations: call the reservations desk at (650) 363-4021
Fee: $3 per person per night, minimum fee $75

Memorial Park Group Campground, San Mateo County, CA

Memorial Park's Wurr Flat Group Campground

Wurr Flat Group Campground

Wurr Flat has 2 group sites which must be reserved ahead of time. Each site can accommodate up to 75 people and 15 trailers or tents. The sites are accessible for those with disabilities. They provide a lighted BBQ area, tables and seating, tap water, electricity, restrooms, and showers (except during drought times).
Reservations: Memorial Park Group Camp Reservations
Fee: $175 per night

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