San Luis Obispo County offers attractions for every age and interest
Pismo State Beach has two campgrounds - North Beach Campground and Oceano Dunes Campground. North Beach Campground is immediately off Highway 1 and behind a row of dunes near the beach. Oceano Dunes is beside Oceano Lagoon and a few blocks inland from the beach. Visitors to Pismo State Beach enjoy swimming, hiking, surfing, clam digging, fishing, and bird watching. Nearby is Oceano Dunes State Vehicle Recreation Area.
North Beach Campground has 103 campsites in several loops along Carpenter Creek and behind a row of dunes close to the beach. All of the sites can accommodate RVs, trailers, and tents.
Oceano Campground has 80 campsites beside Oceano Lagoon. Campsites 1 - 42 are close together and designated for RVs or trailers only. Those sites have electric and water hook-ups. The other 38 sites can accommodate RVs, trailers, and tents.
|Location:||Off Highway 1, Pismo Beach|
|Number of Sites:||183|
|Max. People per Site:||8 (including children)|
|Vehicles per Site:||Fees cover 1 vehicle and 1 legal tow, fee for additional vehicles|
|Pets:||On leash, always attended|
|Reservations available||Oceano Campground reservations year-round
North Beach reservations mid-May through November, otherwise first come, first served
|Booking Window:||Reservations taken from 2 days up to 7 months in advance of arrival
New dates are released in 1-month blocks on the first of each month.
|Maximum Vehicle Length:||trailer - 31 feet, RV - 36 feet|
|wheelchair accessible Sites:||North Beach # 3, 4, 7, 22, 34, 45, 71, 84,
Oceano #18, 44, 71, 80
|Fees:|| Standard sites - $35 ($25 in off-season)
Oceano Hook-up sites - $50 ($40 off-season)
|Reservations:||Pismo State Beach Campground Reservations|
|Check-in, Check-out:||2:00 PM, Noon|
|Pismo State Beach Campground Amenities|
|Campsites:||Picnic table, fire ring with grill; electric and water hook-ups at some Oceano sites|
|Campground:||Restrooms with flush toilets, amphitheater|
|Campground Map:||North Beach Campground Map|
|Campground Map:||Oceano Campground Map|
|Nearby Attractions:||North Beach Campground - trail to beach, Monarch Butterfly Grove, campfire programs. Oceano Campground's Nature Center and nearby California native plant garden, hike the lagoon trail, beach trail, horseshoe pit near campsite #63. "Pismo is also the only beach in California where it is permitted to drive a standard highway vehicle along the shore." Ocean fishing, swimming, surfing. Pismo Beach Pier.|