RV Parks on California Beaches

RV Parks on California Beaches
For a truly unique camping experience, travelers can set up camp and spend a night on one of California's splendid state beaches, falling asleep to the music of the surf. Adventure-seekers can reserve a space in one of the RV parks on California beaches and start living.

San Onofre State Beach

San Onofre Bluffs at San Onofre State Beach north of Camp Pendleton and San Diego on Old Highway 101 (off Interstate 5) offers campsites on the bluffs above San Onofre Surf Beach. The campground has firepits and cold showers, but no hookups. Maximum rig length is 36 ft.

San Onofre State Beach
San Clemente, CA 92672
949-492-4872
parks.ca.gov

Doheny State Beach

Doheny State Beach at Dana Point in Orange County offers 118 developed sites for RV campers. The park offers WiFi Internet access, handicap-accessible sites and showers; at least half of the sites are beachfront property.

Doheny State Beach
25300 Dana Point Harbor Drive
Dana Point, CA 92629
949-496-6172
parks.ca.gov

Pismo State Beach

Pismo State Beach, near the town of Oceano, has 103 sites without hookups for campers who want to camp on the beach. Pets must be on a leash and guests may use their generators only during the daytime.

Pismo State Beach
555 Pier Ave.
Oceano, CA 93445
805-473-7220
parks.ca.gov

Sunset State Beach

Sunset State Beach, south of San Francisco just off the Pacific Coast Highway near Santa Cruz, offers camping for rigs 31 ft. and shorter. Dogs are allowed on a leash; fires are OK in firepits. Guests have access to hiking trails and showers.

Sunset State Beach
201 Sunset Beach Road
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-763-7062
parks.ca.gov

Patrick's Point State Park

Patrick's Point State Park is north of Eureka in an area of redwood forest that borders the Pacific. The park includes two campgrounds, Agate and Abalone, that border the beach and headlands. Expect fog in the morning. Both campgrounds offer handicap accessible sites and pay showers for guests. Dogs are not permitted on the beaches or trails.

Patrick's Point State Park
4150 Patrick's Point Drive
Trinidad, CA 95570
707-677-3570
parks.ca.gov

Article Written By Colleen Morrison

Colleen Morrison has been writing professionally for two decades. She holds an M.A. from the University of Wyoming and a Ph.D. in history from Arizona State University. She ghostwrites articles, blogs and Web content for her clients. Articles under her name appear at M&M, eHow, Golflink and other sites.

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