Avila Beach Camping

RV Campgrounds, Pismo State Beach,
Oceano Dunes State SVRA

Pismo State Beach Camping


Oceano Campground

  • Pier Avenue off Highway 1
  • 42 RV sites with 30 amp electric hook-ups, RVs up to 36'
  • 40 tent or RV sites
  • Campfire circle, horseshoe pit
  • Restrooms, showers
  • Close to Oceano Lagoon, Lagoon Trail, and beach
  • Nature Center

North Beach Campground

  • Off Highway 1, south of Pismo River
  • 103 campsites for tents or RVs up to 36'
  • Close to Monarch Butterfly Grove and beach
  • Dump station, restrooms, campfire circle

Camping Fees and Reservations

  • Standard Campsite Fees: Peak season $35, off-season $25
  • Electric hook-up sites at Oceano Campground: Peak season $50, off-season $40
  • Online Reservations at ReserveCalifornia:
    Pismo State Beach
    or call (800) 444-PARK (7275) between 8 AM and 6 PM

RV Camping around Avila Beach

Avila Hot Springs

250 Avila Beach Drive, Avila Beach, CA
(805) 595-2359   Avila Hot Springs

Avila Hot Springs offers visitors RV and tent camping and cabins. The resort's facilities are open to the public, including a large fresh-water, heated swimming pool (complete with water slides), hot mineral soaking pools, a restaurant, bike rentals and massage.

RV Camping: Full hook-ups for RVs up to 28 feet, dry sites for any size RV, discounted swim/soak/shower passes.
Tent Camping: Picnic tables, fire pits, sites fit 1 tent, discounted swim/soak/shower passes.
Cabins: 1-bedroom, 1-bath with kitchen, sleeps up to 4, cable TV, provide your own cookware and utensils.
Rates: $$

Port San Luis RV Camping

RV camping is first come, first served at several ocean-front locations around Port San Luis. Camping is administered by the Port San Luis Harbor District. Most sites are dry camping, but a few have hook-ups. Camp hosts: (805) 903-3395.
Camping sites include the following locations:

  • Woodyard Turnout
  • Nobi Point Turnout
  • Babe Lane - 10 full hook-up sites
  • Overflow RV Camping
  • Coastal Gateway trailer boat parking area - only when not otherwise needed for vehicles with trailer boats.

RV Camping Locations MAP

Self-serve payment is made the iron ranger at the Woodyard turnout, Babe Lane, RV Overflow area, and next to space 32 (near the Harford Landing sign) in the Coastal Gateway area.
Rates: $$

RV camping at Olde Port San Luis Beach, San Luis Obispo County, CA

Avila/Pismo Beach KOA

7075 Ontario Road, San Luis Obispo, CA
(805) 595-7111 or to Reserve (800) 562-1244
Avila/Pismo Beach KOA
RV sites - 50 amp, up to 40', WiFi, cable TV
Amenities: Year-round pool, hot tub, bike rentals
Rates: $$

Pismo Beach RV Campgrounds

Coastal Dunes RV Park

1001 Pacific Blvd., Highway 1, Oceano, CA
(805) 781-4900   Coastal Dunes RV Park
Operated by San Luis Obispo County (formerly Sand & Surf RV Park) - located next to railroad tracks
232 campsites for RVs up to 40', pull-through sites have full hook-ups including cable TV, back-in sites have electric, water, and sewer hook-ups
Swimming pool, restrooms, showers, laundromats
Rates: $$

Pismo Coast Village RV Resort

165 South Dolliver Street, Pismo Beach, CA
(888) 782-3224   Pismo Coast Village RV Resort
Pool, arcade, laundry, miniature golf, bicycle rentals, 3 playgrounds, outdoor games, general store, satellite TV, full hook-ups
Rates: $$

Pismo Sands RV Park

2220 Cienaga Street, Oceano, CA
(805) 481-3225   Pismo Sands RV Park
133 paved sites, full hook-ups, 50 amp, WiFi, Satellite TV, heated pool and spa, laundry, bathrooms and showers, outdoor games, playground, gated entry, mini-mart
Rates: $$

Pacific Dunes RV Resort and Riding Stables

1205 Silver Spur Place, Oceano, CA
(805) 489-7787 or (888) 908-7787
Pacific Dunes RV Resort and Riding Stables
general store, full hook-ups restrooms and showers, basketball pool table, WiFi, horseback riding stable
1-hour trail rides through the dunes $50

Oceano Dunes State SVRA Camping

Oceano Dunes State SVRA, immediately south of Pismo State Beach, allows camping on the beach within specified areas. Camping is allowed south of Post 2 on the beach and in the open dune area. Vault toilets and chemical toilets are provided, and water-delivery and holding-tank pump-out services are available on the beach. A dump station, located on Le Sage Drive, 0.1 miles North of Grand Avenue on Highway 1, is available to campers. Campsite reservation information can be obtained by calling 1-800-444-7275. Four-wheel vehicles are recommended to access the site.

Camping Regulations

  • Each vehicle entering park under its own power must have an individual reservation number. Vehicles on trailers do not need a reservation.
  • There is no space for parking additional vehicles.
  • Each reservation is limited to one vehicle and one towed vehicle.

Camping Fees: $10
Online Reservations at ReserveCalifornia:
Oceano Dunes State SVRA Campground
or call (800) 444-PARK (7275) between 8 AM and 6 PM

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Oceano County Park Camping

San Luis Obispo County operates a campground at its Oceano Memorial Park. The park is located along Air Park Drive, just south of Pier Avenue, near the county airport.

They have 22 campsites. Each can accommodate between 4 and 6 people along with an RV (up to 40') or a couple of tents. All the sites have full hook-ups (water, sewer, and electricity). Showers are available at 75 cents for 3 minutes.

Fishing is allowed in Oceano Lagoon next to the campground. the park also has a picnic area, children's playground, and horseshoe pits.

Camping fees are $46 - $49 per night.
Reservations (805) 781-4900
Oceano Memorial Park

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