Oceano Campground Map
Pismo State Beach
555 Pier Ave. • Oceano, CA 93445 • (805) 473-7220
Pismo State Beach offers all kinds of attractions: hiking, swimming, surf fishing, kite surfing and horseback
riding. It is also the only beach in California where it is permitted to drive a vehicle along the shore. While
in the area, enjoy a tour through the new visitor center located in front of the campground area. Go for a
leisurely walk and observe the California native plant garden spread out around the lagoon trail. During
the summer months, be sure to ask our staff about our educational program’s and campfire talks.
PARK FEES are due and payable upon entry
into the park. Campsite fees cover ONE vehicle
and a legally towed trailer or vehicle. There are
additional fees for extra vehicles. Extra vehicle fees
are collected upon arrival and expire at noon on the
OCCUPANCY: Each campsite may have up to eight
(8) persons (including children).
VEHICLE PARKING: Vehicles may be parked only
in your assigned campsite. They must remain
on the pavement and must not extend into the
roadway beyond the campsite number or limit line.
A maximum of three licensed vehicles (including
motorcycles, trailers, and RVs) per campsite is
OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLES: The operation of OHVs
is prohibited within the campground and may only
be operated south of Post 2 in the Oceano Dunes
CHECK-OUT TIME is noon. Please vacate your
site by that time. Check-in time is 2 p.m. Sorry, no
RE-REGISTRATION: Campers without
reservations who wish to re-register
for another night must contact the
entrance station by 9 a.m. on the
morning they are due out. Site
availability is not assured.
SPEED LIMIT: The
limit is 15 mph.
bicyclists, and children are present, even 15 mph
might be too fast. Use good judgment.
PETS must be kept on a leash no longer than six
feet and under your immediate control at all times.
They must be confined to a vehicle or tent at night.
Please clean up after your pets.
QUIET HOURS are from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. To
ensure an enjoyable experience for everyone,
non-registered visitors must exit by 10 p.m.
NOISE: Radios, voices, and other sound-producing
devices must not be audible beyond your
immediate campsite, regardless of the time of
day or night.
GENERATORS may be operated only between
the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. from September
16 through May 14. Generators may be operated
between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. from May 15 through
FIRES AND FIREWOOD: Fires are allowed only
in established fire rings or camp stoves, and must
be attended at all times. Do not gather firewood
in the park –– the nutrients must be allowed to
recycle back into the ecosystem. You may purchase
firewood from the camp hosts.
THEFT WARNING: Keep your vehicles locked and
your valuables out of sight. Do not leave property
out at night. Report suspicious activity to a ranger,
camp host, or kiosks.
GAMES: An authorized horseshoe pit is located
near campsite #63.
CAMPING RESERVATIONS: You may make camping reservations by calling (800) 444-7275 (TTY 800-274 7275).
To make online reservations, visit our website at www.parks.ca.gov
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Pismo State Beach
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Road Closed to
Gate (no vehicles)
Road Closed to 65
Map not to scale
Restricted Dune Area
© 2008 California State Parks (Rev. 2016)