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Placerville, California
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48 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While close to the train tracks, the trains must be running quieter as they were barely audible. A nice walking trail to the soft sand beach and clean showers and bathrooms. Check in time can get pretty congested so plan to wait.

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Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely my favorite camping spot for tent camping! ❤️👍 the bathrooms are clean, the people are nice, spots are huge, fire pit, beach is close by you can walk there! We made chili it was delicious! Cold at night though so be prepared.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Wow, what a park. The camping spots are Very wide spread, right next to the ocean, great shower amenities. The location is very close to the restaurants, which also offers a great place to walk. Truly enjoyed the camp location.

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Mission Viejo, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2016

We stayed in a disabled RV space, which was spacious, well laid out and close to the very well maintained bathrooms and showers. Our space was close to the trails leading to the beach, as well as the paved walkway that leads to the dunes. North Beach is situated half way between the dunes and the pier. We walked to... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2016

The North Beach Campground is a hidden jewel, right off State Route 1, just south of the town of Pismo Beach, this is the very best place for tent-camping in the entire area. The campground is mixed-use, so you'll see RVs & large trailers too, but some of the campsites here are wonderful for tents, with grass and shade! There... More 

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed August 17, 2016

We spent a week travelling up the PCH and stayed in 6 parks.. This was definitely the cleanest of the state parks we stayed in ! it was also in a great location and the facilities were good. The showers hot and toilets regularly cleaned. I'd happily recommend this park as an alternative the overpriced private RV parks in Pismo.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Nice state rv park. Spots are not right on top of each other as is the case in most rv parks. Good spot for young kids. Real close to the water, but separated by a few dunes. The town is a tourist trap kind of place. Tons of stores selling overpriced memorabilia junk.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed June 1, 2016

Hot showers, and ample room. This campsite is easy to find. Reservations are through reserveamerica.com and are fairly inexpensive but you should book months in advance. There is a trail that goes straight to the beach with a bit of a hike. We highly recommend this place for camping.

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NevaDA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed May 31, 2016

We booked this trip in January, after not being able to get in at an RV "resort". We loved it. Dry camping, but nice pull round sites, open space, short distance to the beach, and you could hear the waves all night. Mostly friendly staff. We have family who lives in Pismo, and the some of the staff would only... More 

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Ventura, California
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46 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed May 25, 2016

This is a state park so it is an old facility which means the roads and spaces are all on the smaller side. The entrance is easy to find and get in and out of. The park will not service you till 1pm when they open the gate/office for new arrival check-ins. You will have to wait on the street,... More 

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Address: 555 Pier Ave, Pismo Beach, CA
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Pismo Beach
Number of rooms: 103
Also Known As:
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“Center loop seemed to be best.”
 of 5 bubbles 33kk33, May 31, 2016 | Read review
“Great beach front park not for the paranoid type”
 of 5 bubbles SquireDude, May 25, 2016 | Read review
“When you go pull in to register, ask which washroom you can shower tokens from. Not all of the shower places sell tokens.”
  • Hill from our site. Other side is the beach!
 of 5 bubbles mommy_from_YVR, Dec 31, 2015 | Read review
“Choose East sites to be near Monarch Butterfly Reserve.”
  • Site #31 only 50 meters from Monarch Butterfly Grove
 of 5 bubbles jwalk77, Dec 15, 2015 | Read review
“If you want quiet stay away from the beach side of park.”
 of 5 bubbles GuitarManDoug, Oct 11, 2014 | Read review
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