Camping on the Coast

This list includes state, federal, city, county and private campgrounds on the central coast. Please note that while dogs are allowed at some of the following campgrounds, dogs are not permitted in Point Lobos State Natural Reserve. Camping reservations for all California State Parks are available online.

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New Brighton State Beach
(831) 464-6330  
37 miles north of Monterey

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Seacliff State Beach
(831) 685-6442
36 miles north of Monterey

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Manresa Uplands State Beach
(831) 724-3750
33 miles north of Monterey
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Santa Cruz KOA
(831) 722-0551
32 miles north of Monterey
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Sunset State Beach
(831) 763-7063
30 miles north of Monterey
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Moss Landing KOA RV Park
(831) 633-6800
19 miles north of Monterey
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Marina Dunes RV Park
(831) 384-6914
11 miles north of Monterey
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Laguna Seca Recreation Area
(888) 588-2267
10 miles east of Monterey
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Veterans Memorial Park
(831) 646-3865
1 mile east of Monterey
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Saddle Mountain Ranch
(831) 624-1617
8 miles east of Carmel
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Carmel-by-the-River RV Park
(831) 624-9329
8 miles east of Carmel
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Andrew Molera State Park
(831) 667-2315
21 miles south of Carmel
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Big Sur Campground and Cabins
(831) 667-2322
22 miles south of Carmel
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Riverside Campground and Cabins
(831) 667-2414
23 miles south of Carmel
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Fernwood Campground
(831) 667-2422
26 miles south of Carmel
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Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park
(831) 667-2315
28 miles south of Carmel
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Ventana Campground
(831) 667-2712
30 miles south of Carmel
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Limekiln State Park
(831) 667-2403
53 miles south of Carmel
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Kirk Creek - Los Padres National Forest
(831) 385-5434 or (805) 434-1996
55 miles south of Carmel
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Plaskett Creek- Los Padres National Forest
(805) 434-1996
58 miles south of Carmel
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