Camping near Half Moon Bay Beaches

San Mateo County

Private Campgrounds

Costanoa Lodge

2001 Rossi Road at Highway 1, Pescadero, CA
(877) 262-7848 or (650) 879-1100   Costanoa Lodge
RV and Tent sites: Full hook-ups, comfort stations with bathrooms, showers
Amenities: General store, picnic and BBQ areas, WiFi, bar & grill, spa available
Rates: $$ - $$$

Half Moon Bay RV Park & Campground

1410 Highway 1 South, Half Moon Bay, CA
(650) 726-7275   Half Moon Bay RV Park & Campground
Camping sites: fire pits, electricity and water hookups available
Amenities: Volleyball and horseshoe pits, BBQ area, nearby pub, showers, bathrooms, laundry, WiFi hotspots, dump station
Rates: $$

Smithwoods RV Park

4770 Highway 9, Felton, CA
(831) 335-4321
Full hook-ups, cable TV, picnic tables, fire pits, heated pool, kids' room. (no tents)
Rates: $$
Smithwoods RV Park

Santa Cruz Redwoods
RV Resort

4980 Highway 9, Felton, CA
(831) 335-8312
Full hook-ups, cable TV, WiFi
Bathrooms with hot showers, borders the San Lorenzo River, clubhouse and recreation room
Santa Cruz Redwoods RV Resort


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Half Moon Bay State Beach
Francis Beach

95 Kelly Avenue, Half Moon Bay, CA
(650) 726-8819
Half Moon Bay State Beach

Facilities: 52 campsites, 3 for tents only, others for RVs up to 40' or tents, dump station, showers, amphitheater, Many sites now have electric hook-ups.
Campsites: Maximum of 8 people per site, picnic tables, fire rings
For coastal hikers and cyclers, a Hike & Bike area is available for single night stays.
Reservations: Reserve America - Half Moon Bay State Beach
Fees: Standard site $35, Hike & Bike $7

Francis Beach campground, Half Moon Bay, CA

Francis Beach Campground

Sweetwood Group Campground

Located at Sweetwood Park between Venice and Dunes beaches. Space for up to 50 people, tent camping only. Fees: $165

Area Parks

Butano State Park

1500 Cloverdale Road, Pescadero, Ca
From the south take Gazos Creek Road off Highway 1 to Cloverdale Road
From the north take Pescadero Road off Highway 1 to Cloverdale Road
(650) 879-2040
21 drive-in campsites, 18 walk-in campsites
Restrooms, water, tables, food lockers, fire rings
Butano State Park


Memorial Park

9500 Pescadero Creek Road, Loma Mar, CA
(650) 879-0238
Operated by San Mateo County Division of Parks
Memorial Park
499 acres, old-growth redwoods along Pescadero Creek, open year-round
158 campsites, some for RVs up to 35 feet, water and shower facilities.



Francis Beach campground map, Half Moon Bay, CA

Half Moon Bay RV Parks

Pelican Point RV Park

20 miles from Pescadero Beach
1001 Miramontes Point Road, Half Moon Bay, CA
(650) 726-9100
Ocean view and partial view sites, hook-ups


Pillar Point RV Park

13 miles from Pescadero Beach
4000 Highway 1, Half Moon Bay, CA
(650) 712-9277
5 minute walk from beach, restrooms, showers, full hook-ups, cable TV, picnic tables, grills
Pillar Point RV Park


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