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San Simeon State Park

San Simeon Creek Road, San Simeon, CA 93428
+1 805-927-2035
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Fantastic Camping

At the risk of attracting more people to this campground, I have to say its a really nice place to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sanDiegoTrippy
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san Diego
2nd stay here for us

We have stayed at the park every time we travel thru, its close to the beach and Hearst castle... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SuperDaveMcK
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Prince Albert
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San Simeon Creek Road, San Simeon, CA 93428
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"lower campground"
in 10 reviews
"creek campground"
in 4 reviews
"buy firewood"
in 3 reviews
"hearst castle"
in 31 reviews
"would stay here again"
in 3 reviews
"great camping"
in 3 reviews
"elephant seals"
in 11 reviews
"call ahead"
in 2 reviews
"hiking trails"
in 3 reviews
"photo ops"
in 2 reviews
"make reservations"
in 2 reviews
"the pacific ocean"
in 3 reviews
"walking path"
in 2 reviews
"pismo beach"
in 4 reviews
"central coast"
in 3 reviews
"sites"
in 23 reviews
"campers"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

At the risk of attracting more people to this campground, I have to say its a really nice place to get away". Nestled in a low valley surrounded by slight hills, is this great place. Flush toilets and hot showers, make it a really nice...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at the park every time we travel thru, its close to the beach and Hearst castle. Clean and friendly.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The elephant seal rookery is just 15-20 mins’ drive away from Cambria’s Moonstone Beach. Our family enjoyed watching the elephant seals lounging on the beach. It’s a serene and beautiful place to just be close to nature.

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

We live next door to Pismo Beach, but we come up here to get away into nature and experience the peace and quiet along with the sounds of the Pacific Ocean. I learned a long time ago to make reservations here for the 4th of...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

We showed up a day early for our reservation, having been on a road trip without any kind of reliable cell service, we had been unable to call ahead, and the extremely nice young man working at the check-in kiosk was able to secure us...More

Thank Krystal H
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

We had made online reservations for this state park with no hook-ups. We thought we had reserved a specific site but later found out that we had been assigned a different one. We ended up finding a vacant site and stayed for two days. An...More

2  Thank tjwilson
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Each time we are in the area we stop and check out the Elephant seals on the beach. Each season brings new insight into the lives of these amazing mammals. There is plenty of parking and a large walking path designed to get you the...More

Thank debster765
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went to the State Park to observe the look from the Pier. We had an Amazing time. We were able to see sea otters , various species of birds and other marine soecies. The fishermen were busy catching fresh rock codfish...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

We loved our stay here at the San Simeon Creek Campground. While it is right off the highway you do not need to cross over it to reach the beach as there is an under pass which takes you from the campground to the beach....More

1  Thank TerryofMB
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Brought our granddaughters ages 8 & 12 to test out our camper. Big success. Easy walk down to the beach first afternoon, great rock hunting, photo opportunities. Beach was pretty windy and the water, not inviting but good for exploring - watch your step if...More

2  Thank Jackson G
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Howard T
21 June 2018|
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Response from debster765 | Reviewed this property |
I am unable to answer your question since we do not camp. I would call the campsite locations snd get your questions answered. I do kow there are campsites nearby.
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LorraineTurlockCa
3 March 2018|
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Response from mnzgmz2010 | Reviewed this property |
Lorraine. I see people having their pets, in the San Simeon area. The State park and the beach. The Cavalier Resort in San Simeon even accomodates pets in and outside the rooms.
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yankeegurl
17 September 2017|
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Response from Joe A | Reviewed this property |
they shud be open but it maybe a smart move to check ahead to confirm...if they're not then there's always the beach! altho it maybe a bit chilly
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