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Pismo State Beach North Beach Campground

555 Pier Ave, Pismo Beach, CA
Pismo State Beach North Beach Campground
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sacramento, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We usually reserve 3 to 4 sites because we have a family gathering here every year. As a campground this is one of our favorites. The bathrooms are generally clean and they have showers as well ... bonus! They get cleaned every morning so if you time it right you can take care of business at is most pristine. :-)... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Great camp site with good facilities however the beach was simply full of petrol heads revving their oversized 4x4's up and down the beach to impress their girlfriends. By far the worst place we stopped off at along the coast. I would give Pismo Beach a wide berth unless you like engine noise through the night

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This is our favorite place to camp in Pismo. Great nightly rates, hot showers, large spots. We try to stay on the coast side so that we can easily take the kids through the trees and onto the beach. Our trailer does not have a toilet or shower, so we appreciate the (cleanish) facilities. The showers no longer take quarters... More 

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Morro Bay, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Going camping again the next 2 nights. My wife and I love it here. Will be back again for "Pumkins On The Pier Festival later this month. When you have a disabled pass it is half off, so now we are camping for $12.50 a night. WHAT A DEAL!

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I will admit that I was a little skeptical about trying this place out at first. From what I had seen online it looked like it wouldn't be that great, but I thought me and my family could handle it. So we tried it out and we are so thankful we gave it a shot. We stayed at campsite fourteen... More 

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Rijswijk, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Camgrounds at State Parks/Beaches are often good, but this one is great. The campground is extremely large with large sites and lots of open space with many beautiful old trees. The campground is very quiet, close to Pismo Beach and right at the beach (very short walk). We travelled with an RV, there are no hook-ups. But the restrooms/coin showers... More 

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Highland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

There is nothing wrong with the campground. Its just a basic campground with showers,fresh water and large camp sites. The reason why you should camp here is the location! Its a quick walk to a very relaxing and beautiful beach. Soft sand, abundant wildlife, nice people. Its about 10-15 min walk to the pier. You can watch pelicans dive for... More 

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Simi Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We spent a few days at Pismo Beach and enjoyed the beach area. The sand is so soft and fine. The tree line is beautiful and the campground is nicely located. Must get reservations 6 months in advance and if you are lucky enough to get your dates, you will have fun.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Can't believe I haven't reviewed this campground yet. AWESOME. AMAZING. ALWAYS A GREAT TIME. We love camping at Pismo. It is one of our favorite campgrounds. The North Beach Campground is definitely an easy type of camping. All the campsites are on a grassy field. There are bathrooms with pay showers- the best campground bathrooms I have ever used. This... More 

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San Diego, California, Usa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

North Beach State Park is nice with a big park atmosphere and a quick walk over the dunes to miles of beautiful beach. You can walk into Pismo Beach and dogs are allowed on leashes. Nice pull through sites, 9,11,24,25 are good.

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