San Luis Obispo County offers attractions for every age and interest, Campers at Cerro Alto Campground have the beauty of the Los Padres National Forest while still being within easy driving distance of the coast.
Cerro Alto Campground is 9 miles southwest of Atascadero in Los Padres National Forest. Those who camp at Cerro Alto find an abundance of hiking trails used also for horseback riding and mountain biking. The 4-mile Cerro Alto Trail to Cuesta Ridge and Cerro Alto affords hikers and 360-dregree view of the central coast and inland landscape. Morro Bay is only 10 miles from the campground.
Cerro Alto Campground has 22 campsites. Ten of the sites can accommodate RVs, trailers and tents. Another 8 sites are designated for tents-only. Also 4 sites have a short walk to reach them. The campground has plenty of shade from oaks, pines and sycamores. Campsites are well spaced out with some situated along an intermittent creek.
|Cerro Alto Campground Basics|
|Cerro Alto Campground Location:||1 mile off Highway 41, 8 miles southwest of Atascadero|
|Distance from gateway cities:||Santa Barbara - 121 miles
San Luis Obispo - 26 miles
|Number of Sites:||22|
|Max. People per Site:||8 (including children)|
|Vehicles per Site:||2 (fee for 2nd vehicle)|
|Pets:||On leash, always attended|
|Reservations for Cerro Alto Campground|
|Booking Window:||Reservations taken from 7 days up to 6 months in advance of arrival.|
|Maximum Vehicle Length:||30 feet|
|Wheelchair accessible Sites:||None designated but accessible features|
|Fees:||$25 per night|
|Reservations:||Cerro Alto Campground Reservations|
|Check-in, Check-out:||3:00 PM, 2:00 PM|
|Cerro Alto Campground Amenities|
|Campsites:||Picnic table, fire ring with grill; no hook-ups|
|Campground:||Vault toilets, piped water|
|Attractions near Cerro Alto Campground:||Hike the 4-mile Cerro Alto Trail to Cuesta Ridge and 2,620-foot Cerro Alto. Make the 10-mile drive to Morro Bay with beaches, kayaking, and golf. Visit dramatic Morro Rock. Go on the wild side at Montana de Oro State Park.|