Sweetwater Summit Regional Park Campground

San Diego County


Aquatic Park



Sweetwater Summit Campground, San Diego County, CA

Sweetwater Summit Campground

San Diego Area
Attractions and Activities

Campers at Sweetwater Summit Regional Park Campground are close to many great attractions in the greater San Diego area.


Key Sweetwater Summit Regional Park Campground Regulations

  1. Fires may only be lit in existing fire rings. In order to prevent the spread of invasive species, firewood must be purchased inside the park.
  2. Use of Generators is not permitted.
  3. Quiet Hours extend from 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM.
  4. Dogs must be kept on leash and attended at all times.

Sweetwater Summit Regional Park Campground

Sweetwater Summit Regional Park Campground overlooks Sweetwater Reservoir, 8 miles east of Chula Vista. The 500-acre park has trails for hiking, horseback riding, and mountain biking. Fishing is a favorite activity at the reservoir. The park has horseshoe pits, a playground, an equestrian staging area, an exercise course, and an Aquatic Playground (May - October, $3).

Sweetwater Summit Regional Park Campground offers 112 campsites for RVs, trailers, and tents in two loops - North and South. The North Loop has 89 sites with paved pads and full hook-ups. Seven are large premium sites. The South Loop has 60 campsites, nearly all with gravel pads. Seven have full hook-ups while the remainder have partial hook-ups (water and electricity). Of those, 12 are designated as equestrian campsites. Most of the campsites in the South Loop have at least partial shade, while those in North Loop have none.

Equestrian campsites have corrals for 2 horses.

Sweetwater Summit Regional Park Campground Basics
Sweetwater Summit Regional Park Campground Location: 3218 Summit Meadow Rd, Bonita,
Elevation: 280 feet
Mileage/Driving Time: 14 miles from San Diego
22 minutes
Number of Campsites: 112
Open - Closed: Open year-round
Max. People per Site: 8 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 1, plus one towed, extra vehicles $4
Pets: On leash, always attended, $1 per night
Horses $2 per night
Park Information: (619) 472-7572

Reservations for Sweetwater Summit Regional Park Campground
Reservations available: Up to 1 year in advance
Maximum RV/Trailer Length: 45 feet
Wheelchair Accessible Sites: South Loop #33 and 34 (partial hook-ups)
North Loop #112 and 113 (full hook-ups)
Reservations: San Diego County Parks Reservations
(877) 565-3600
Fees: Partial hook-up sites - $29 per night
Full hook-up sites - $33
Premium sites - $36
Plus $5 reservation fee
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, Noon

Sweetwater Summit Regional Park Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, fire ring
Campground: restrooms with flush toilets, tap water, amphitheater, community room
Showers: Yes (take quarters, 50 cents for 4 minutes)
Dump station: yes
Park and Campground Map: Sweetwater Summit Regional Park Campground Map
Attractions near Sweetwater Summit Regional Park Campground: Children enjoy the playground and the Aquatic Playground. Fish in the reservoir at the designated fishing area. Enjoy hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding along 15 miles of trails leading out from the campground. Get in shape on the 13-station exercise course.
Campground Programs: County Parks and Recreation Activity and Program Guide

Sweetwater Summit Equestrian Campground, San Diego County, CA

Sweetwater Summit Equestrian Campsite

General Camping Information

Not all campsites can accommodate trailers or RVs of all lengths. Check carefully on the reservation site when you make your reservation to be sure your vehicle will fit your campsite.

Accessible Sites

Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate.

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