Top 10 RV Campgrounds in San Luis Obispo


5th Wheel RV Set on beach campsiteOur choice for the top 10 campgrounds in San Luis Obispo, CA .

San Luis Obispo County is located on the central coast and is the birthplace of RVPlusYou. From the beaches to the lakes, and hundreds of world renowned wineries, this area definitely makes it to the list of 10 RV rental destinations.

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Below are  the top 10 destination RV campgrounds in San Luis Obispo, CA.

Port San Luis RV Campground

Location: Avila Beach, CA

Securing a campsite at Port San Luis is a unique process. There are no reservations; the campground works on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are planning on camping here, it is recommended to have an alternative plan in case there are no campgrounds available.

The max stay at this Port San Luis RV Campground is 14 days. In order to secure a site, you must be in the campsite with your RV. Self-service payments are made at the Iron Ranger Pay Station.

Amenities:

  • Full hook-up sites available
  • Dump station costs $23 and is by appointment only
  • Pet-friendly (must be kept on leashes)

Additional Information:

  • Campfires and wood or charcoal BBQs are not allowed

El Chorro Regional Park

Location: San Luis Obispo, CA

Situated between Morro Bay and San Luis Obispo, El Chorro Regional Park allows you easy access to many of the Central Coast’s great attractions.

This land was originally used for dairy production and cattle grazing, and then, later on, was converted into a training camp for the U.S. Army during WWII and The Korean Conflict. President Nixon’s Legacy of Parks program turned the land into a recreational park for the people of SLO County.

Amenities:

  • 61 campsites (43 Full hook-up)
  • 30 Amp electric
  • Pull-thru sites
  • Restrooms and Coin-operated Showers
  • Pet friendly
  • Hiking trails
  • Barbeque facilities
  • Volleyball courts and softball fields
  • Off-leash dog park
  • Horseshoe pits
  • San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden

Additional Information:

  • No Wifi

Pismo Coast Village RV Resort

Location: Pismo Beach, CA

Pismo Coast Village Pismo Coast Village RV Resort is located halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. The resort is walking distance to downtown Pismo Beach and is near many restaurants and shops. The resort itself offers many luxury amenities for you to enjoy. You will find this beautiful beach location is a perfect place to take an RV vacation.

Amenities:

  • 400 full hook-up sites
  • Picnic tables and fire rings
  • Bathrooms and showers
  • 30 and 50 amp electric
  • Wifi
  • General store
  • Swimming pool
  • Laundry service
  • Arcade
  • Bicycle rental
  • Playgrounds
  • Mini golf Courts and games
  • Pet-friendly: must be kept on-leashes (3 pets per site)

Morro Dunes RV Park

Location: Morro Bay, CA

Morro Dunes RV Park offers a balance between relaxation and outdoor adventure. The campground is located 9 miles away from the sites of Atascadero Beach and Morro Rock. From here you can enjoy some scenic sightseeing as well as the nearby attractions in Atascadero and Morro Bay.

Amenities:

  • 170 sites
  • 139 full hook-up sites
  • 30 and 50 amp electric
  • Cable tv
  • Dumping station
  • Bathrooms and showers
  • Pet-friendly
  • Wifi
  • Fire pits

Pismo Sands RV Resort

Location: Oceano, CA

The California Parks Association has named Pismo Sands RV Resort the “Best Medium Sized Park in California” three times. It is a few minutes away from Pismo Beach and has easy access to the Central Coast’s many wonderful sites and attractions. This resort offers a variety amenities to make sure your stay is as relaxing and enjoyable as possible.

Amenities:

  • 133 full hook-up sites
  • Pull-through and back-in sites
  • 20, 30, and 50 amp electric
  • Wifi and cable tv
  • Heated pool and Jacuzzi
  • Quiet library
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bathrooms and showers
  • Horseshoes, basketball courts, shuffleboard
  • Propane for sale
  • Gated entrance
  • Camp store
  • Pet-friendly

Santa Margarita KOA

Location: Santa Margarita, CA

Santa Margarita KOA is known as “the best-kept secret on the central coast.” This campground is great for those who love outdoor activities such as biking, horseback riding, bird watching, hiking, boating, swimming, and much more. Nature-lovers will enjoy the natural environment and scenic views. One of the fun perks that Santa Margarita KOA offers is a Jumping Pillow for kids and adults alike.

Amenities:

30 and 50 amp electric

Full hook-ups

Back-in and pull-thru sites

Propane and firewood for sale

Pool

Jumping Pillow

Fishing and boating

9 hole disc golf course

Basketball

Camp store

Firepits

Pet-friendly

Volleyball court

Activity and game rentals

BBQ grills and picnic tables

Bathrooms and showers

Avila Beach KOA

Location: Avila Beach and Shell Beach, CA

The KOA in Avila Beach is located just off the 101 freeway before Shell Beach at the Bob Jones trailhead and features wonderful amenities in a family friendly park. It’s located near two of the most beautiful beaches in California. The campgrounds are close to Avila Beach, Shell Beach, Pismo Beach, area restaurants, Avila Beach Golf Resort, and other prime destinations.

Amenities:

  • 102 campsites and cabins
  • Movie screen
  • Shuffleboard
  • Showers/Bathrooms
  • Basketball
  • Clubhouse
  • Hiking and mountain biking
  • Surfing
  • Kayaking
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Pool/Sauna
  • Bob Jones Hiking/biking Trail
  • Pet-friendly

Additional Information:

  • 50 amp full hook ups

Pacific Dunes Ranch RV Resort

Location: Oceano, CA

The resort is located in the Oceano Dunes Preserve and is an excellent spot for beach RV camping. There are many opportunities to visit nearby attractions like Hearst Castle, Central Coast wineries, and shops. If you enjoy horseback riding, there is the option of renting a horse for a ride on the beach.

Amenities:

  • Full hook-up
  • 30 and 50 amp electric
  • clubhouse, game room, and meeting room
  • BBQ area and picnic table
  • Cable TV
  • Wifi
  • Horse rentals
  • Nature/hiking trails
  • Horseshoes
  • Pet-friendly
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bathrooms and showers
  • Camp store

Montana de Oro State Park

Location: Los Osos, CA

The golden wildflowers that grow here give the park its name which translates to “mountain of gold.” Montana de Oro offers a variety of hiking, mountain biking, and equestrian trails. Spooner’s Cove is the park’s best-known beach. Camping here entails beautiful views, natural scenery, and a look at the local wildlife.

Amenities:

  • Camp store
  • Beautiful views
  • Biking and hiking trails
  • Horseback riding
  • Historical/cultural site
  • Picnic areas
  • Fishing
  • Scuba diving and snorkeling
  • Windsurfing and surfing
  • Drinking water
  • Pet-friendly (allowed on-leashes in campsites, not on trails or beach)

Additional Information:

  • No hookups or electric
  • No restrooms or shower

Cava Robles

Location: Paso Robles, CA

Cava Robles PoolThis resort is conveniently located close to the city of Paso Robles’ restaurants, sites, and attractions. Here you can experience the fun events that the city has to offer. Cava Robles is a resort in every sense of the word and it is nearby many amazing wineries.

Amenities:

  • Two pools with sauna and jacuzzi
  • Restaurant
  • Game room
  • 50 amp electric
  • Gas fire pits
  • Propane refilling station
  • Pet-friendly
  • Full hookup
  • Pull-thru sites
  • Bathrooms and showers
  • Massage therapy
  • Wine tasting/tours
  • Picnic tables and playgrounds
  • Wifi
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Golfing
  • Horseback riding
  • Clubhouse
  • Laundry Facilities and store