Newport Beach Area Camping

Orange County

Crystal Cove State Park Campground


8471 N. Coast Hwy.
South of Corona Del Mar
North of Laguna Beach
(949) 494-3539

Moro Campground Facilities

  • 58 family campsites total
  • 28 of them designated for RV or trailer up to 38' with water and electric hook-ups
  • 30 designated low impact1
  • Restrooms, showers, piped water, picnic tables
  • Dump station

1Low Impact = Soft-sided trailers, van conversions, or tents

Camping Fees and Reservations

Discounted Rates: November 1, 2013, through April 30, 2014 - $35 per night for standard sites, $55 for sites with hook-ups
Regular Rates: (Beginning May 1, 2014) $50 for standard site, $75 for site with hook-ups
Online Reservations at ReserveCalifornia:
Crystal Cove State Park Campground Reservations
or call (800) 444-PARK (7275) between 8 AM and 6 PM

Campground Regulations

  1. Reservations include one driven vehicle and one towed vehicle.
  2. Maximum occupancy per campsite is 8 people.
  3. Compressed gas BBQs or outdoor fireplaces are permitted in the campground.
  4. Wood or charcoal fires are not permitted anywhere in the park.
  5. Dogs on leash are allowed in the campground and on paved roads.
  6. Dogs are not allowed on the beach.

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Moro Campground, Crystal Cove State Park, Orange County, CA

Suggestions and Comments from Previous Campers at Crystal Cove State Park

  1. Everything seems brand new and very clean.
  2. Campgrounds are tiered so everyone has a view of the ocean.
  3. Campsites are narrow and deep with room for your chairs, hammocks, etc.
  4. The hike to the beach is about 10 minutes downhill, or you can opt to drive down.
  5. Find the turn-off to the state park near the El Morro Elementary School.
  6. Reserve your space well in advance for summer camping.

Highlights of Crystal Cove State Park

  • 3.2 miles of beach and 2,400 acres of undeveloped woodland
  • Beach is popular with scuba divers, swimmers, and surfers.
  • Tide pools
  • The Historic District is composed of 46 rustic cottages erected as a ocean-side colony in the 1930s and 1940s
  • The Beachcomber Cafe is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  • Dirt roads and single tracks are open to mountain bikers
  • Equestrian trails popular for riding
  • Back country camping sites available
  • Stay in a beach cottage: Crystal Cove State Park Reservations

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San Clemente State Beach

225 Avenida Califia
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(949) 492-3156
Facilities: RV and Tent campsites, group campsites, picnic area, restrooms, showers, day-use area.
Fees: Regular sites $35, Hook-up sites $60
Online Reservations at ReserveCalifornia:
San Clemente State Beach Campground Reservations
or call (800) 444-PARK (7275) between 8 AM and 6 PM

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Fees: Regular sites $35, Hook-up sites $60
Online Reservations at ReserveCalifornia:
San Onofre State Beach Campground Reservations
or call (800) 444-PARK (7275) between 8 AM and 6 PM

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Fees: Regular sites $50, Hook-up sites $65
Online Reservations at ReserveCalifornia:
Bolsa Chica State Beach Campground Reservations
or call (800) 444-PARK (7275) between 8 AM and 6 PM

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Fees: $20 per night plus $6 per night electrical fee for those using hook-ups
Reservations: Orange County Parks - Caspers Wilderness

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Fees: $20 per night
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