Southern Monterey County and San Luis Obispo County offer attractions for every age and interest
Lake San Antonio is 22 miles north of Paso Robles and only 7 miles from Lake Nacimiento. The campgrounds at the lake are operated by Monterey County Parks. Visitors to the lake enjoy waterskiing, jet skiing, fishing, swimming, mountain biking, hiking, and eagle watching. A nearby marina has boat rentals.
Camping on the north shore of Lake San Antonio is available at McCandless Springs Campground. The shoreline camping area has 18 campsites with full hook-ups, 73 sites with electric and water hook-ups, and others without hook-ups. Dispersed shoreline camping is permitted along a great length of the shore.
|Location:||San Antonio Rd. off Interlake Rd. off Jolon Rd. off Highway 101 near King City|
|Campground Open:||For 2017 opens June 9|
|Number of Sites:||200+|
|Max. People per Site:||8 (including children)|
|Vehicles per Site:||1 + 1 towed vehicle ($15 for 2nd vehicle if registered to same address as camper, otherwise full campsite fee)|
|Pets:||On leash, always attended|
|Park Headquarters:||(805) 472-2311|
|No Reservations||First come, first served|
|Maximum Vehicle Length:||no limit|
|Wheelchair accessible Sites:||None designated|
|Fees:||$32 - $45 per night
For full details see Monterey County Parks 2014-15 Fee Schedule.
|Check-in, Check-out:||Check-in any time, check-out 2:00 PM|
|Lake San Antonio Campground Amenities|
|Campsites:||Picnic table, BBQ; full hook-ups and partial hook-ups at some sites|
|Campground:||Pit toilets, piped water|
|Dump Station:||Available in McCandless Springs A and B loops|
|Nearby Attractions:||Bike trails, on the south shore - marina, launch ramp, boat rentals, fishing, tackle shop, grocery store, horseshoes, museum, Visitor Center, playground, restaurant, snack bar, softball field, volleyball. Swimming in coves and off points in 5 MPH zones (no lifeguards), 20 miles to ocean|