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San Simeon State Park

San Simeon Creek Road, San Simeon, CA 93428
+1 805-927-2035
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A Nice Place to RV for the Price

We had made online reservations for this state park with no hook-ups. We thought we had reserved a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gold Beach, Oregon
Loved seeing the Elephant Seals!

Each time we are in the area we stop and check out the Elephant seals on the beach. Each season... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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San Simeon Creek Road, San Simeon, CA 93428
+1 805-927-2035
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank tjwilson
Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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

Thank mnzgmz2010
Reviewed 29 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
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
Reviewed 9 June 2017

close by to hotels/motels...I love walking the trail in this park! it's peaceful and there's always a nice breeze coming in from the ocean..there's also a couple of preserves close by that provides additional opportunities to see wildlife and photo ops!!!

Thank joenumbah1
Reviewed 4 June 2017

The park is wonderful place to experience the wild central coast. Within and nearby the campgrounds there are pleasant hiking trails that will take you to the beach or into a pine forest. The town of Cambria is nearby and offers numerous dining options should...More

Thank Elise W
Reviewed 24 May 2017

San Simeon Creek campground has running water while Washburn does not. San Simeon has lots of trees which is nice in the summer. Washburn is very open and no running water. A bit expensive for just boondocking. Reserve online to get the spot you want.

Thank marros1960
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Went to see the sea and found a smashing little cafe there,was good value,lovely setting,was a bit windy ,but nice just to drive to the car park and watch the waves from the warmth of our car.

Thank Jackie J
Reviewed 12 May 2017

perfect stop for Hearst Castle and at the same time enjoy a fabulous beach walk. Friendly staff. Reasonable price. We stopped in without a reservation in early April, however in summer a reservation is suggested.

Thank Perseverance
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17 September 2017|
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Response from joenumbah1 | 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
Allyson L
27 June 2017|
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Response from Elise W | Reviewed this property |
I agree with"northernneckinn"
18 March 2017|
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Response from PlatinumHoney | Reviewed this property |
Just received this question, too late, I'm afraid to perhaps help but, I do not think you need reservations. We did not have any, and we were fine. Can always phone ahead to be sure there isn't something going on the... More