Hipcamp host Lori G.
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Just off scenic Highway 1, WagMore is a 63 acre property, 10 minutes from the quaint harbor town of Morro Bay and 15 minutes from Montana de Oro.  This camp offers several primitive sites with plenty of privacy and access to hiking, wildlife and beautiful scenery while still being close to many attractions in the Central Coast.  Camp WagMore (upper sites) is part of the orig

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Just off scenic Highway 1, WagMore is a 63 acre property, 10 minutes from the quaint harbor town of Morro Bay and 15 minutes from Montana de Oro.  This camp offers several primitive sites with plenty of privacy and access to hiking, wildlife and beautiful scenery while still being close to many attractions in the Central Coast.  Camp WagMore (upper sites) is part of the original Camp WagMore but is now listed separately to better describe the types of vehicles suited for this section of the property.  WagMore (upper sites) includes sites 2, 3, and 4 which are nestled within the oaks and grassland and are best suited for tents, smaller vans/campers and small trailers meant for rough terrain.  Although the road is a bit rough, a two-wheel drive vehicle can make it--I drive my minivan up it all the time, and we've had many a Prius make the trip! We do NOT recommend taller campers, or RVs/5th-wheels of any size because of the overhead clearance and narrow road. 

In Morro Bay just up the highway, visitors can enjoy beaches, fishing, boating, whale watching, surfing and SUP. Nearby Montana de Oro offers fantastic mountain biking and hiking. Also, the southern part of Big Sur is day tripping distance up Highway 1 from the camp where visitors will find spectacular scenery and hiking.

Our happiest campers are those who prefer privacy and closeness with nature over a lot of amenities.  

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans
4 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Toilet available
Pets allowed
No campfires
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
RV details
Pull-in site, max length 20ft
Ask about water hookup
Ask about television hookup
Ask about generators
Surface type unknown, levelness unknown
No hookups
Have a question? Send Lori a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 2PM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 30% off

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Boating

Campers can rent or use personal craft 5 miles away in beautiful Morro Bay including SUP, kayaking, sailing and tours.

Fishing

Available 5 miles away in beautiful Morro Bay.

Hiking

The two track roads are open for walking and there are some trails through the hills. There are many hiking areas in the nearby...Read more

Horseback riding

Must bring own horse.

Paddling

Available 5 miles away in beautiful Moro Bay.

Wind sports

Available 5 miles away in beautiful Morro Bay.

Surfing

Available 5 miles away in Morro Bay.

Biking
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Camp WagMore (sites 2, 3, and 4) in California.

Beach

5 miles away in beautiful Morro Bay.

Forest

The vibe at Camp WagMore (sites 2, 3, and 4)

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Hipcamper Juan

Beautiful site and great adventure

Juan M.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
August 10th, 2019

The drive to the site from HWY 1 and at the site itself have a great scenic views just a few steps away

This guy was our guest at our site
Hipcamper Lori
Response from Lori, the Host, on August 25th, 2019

Thanks!

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Hipcamper zak
Zak K.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
August 18th, 2019

Lori's pre-trip communications were perfect. The site was easy to find, even arriving late at night, because her directions were very clear. I didn't explore the area as it was a very short trip but I definitely hope to visit again in the future.

Hipcamper Lori
Response from Lori, the Host, on August 25th, 2019

Thanks! Come see us again!

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Hipcamper Theresa

Spacious sites close to morro bay

Theresa L.
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(Site 3)
August 21st, 2019

Wagmore is a great location to visit and Morro Bay is so close. The campsites are spacious and peaceful. There were turkeys running around and a few lizards. You can take a hike if you want too and the views are lovely especially at sunset. Be sure to put on mosquito repellent if you are at all like me. The mosquitos love me!😳 Lori was very helpful and responded very quickly to any questions or concerns and made me feel welcome.

Enjoying sunset. Setting out for a short hike.
Hipcamper Lori
Response from Lori, the Host, on August 25th, 2019

Thanks! Glad you enjoyed your stay :)

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Hipcamper Filipe
Filipe B.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Site 3)
August 25th, 2019

The terrain is beautiful, the location is great and the sites seem well kept, but when we arrived the site we had reserved was occupied, so we chose to set up camp up the hill and off the road (nice view but close enough to powerlines to hear electricity crackle). To Lori's credit she offered to ask the other campers to move, but since we arrived late in the day and it was already close to sunset (and we have a toddler) we chose to forego that option. I believe the booking and check-in cause some confusion since upon arrival you are asked to place an "occupied" sign on your site, which makes it seem like it's first come/ first serve. Maybe some sort of calendar with the site reservations posted at that check-in would clear things up. The site we had hoped to camp on was definitely the best one, site #3.

That being said, not sure if it was especially loud due to our chosen spot being higher up the hill and unprotected, but the sound of the freeway was very noticeable (and the freeway was visible). Same can be said for the powerlines that run through the property... probably not as loud from the actual numbered sites.

Otherwise this is a pleasant spot, and I would camp here again (with the caveat of arriving early enough to ensure I got the site I actually reserved). Beautiful rock formation visible from everywhere, nice woods throughout, woke up to turkey's gobbling nearby. Awesome Montaña de Oro park is a short drive away.

Hipcamper Lori
Response from Lori, the Host, on September 1st, 2019

Thanks for the input. This is our first month using the reserve-a-specific-spot system and we're ironing out a few glitches. Sorry for the inconvenience.

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Hipcamper Sandra

Awesome spot

Sandra G.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
September 3rd, 2019

Amazing spot! We stayed 2 nights and had a great time! Will definitely be back! Host Lori was very responsive and helpful!

Hipcamper Daniel

Exceptional camp site!

Daniel G.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
September 3rd, 2019

We had a great time and the host Lori was very responsive to our needs. The camp site was a great location and private location within the property. I had a rough time sleeping the first night because I heard footsteps outside our tent, but once I saw in the morning that the footsteps were from wild turkeys, I was able to have better sleep the second night =). I highly recommend this site, and will becoming back! Thanks Lori!

Hipcamper Katie
Katie S.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
September 8th, 2019

Great spot! Very private. Excellent directions to the area. Will def be back in we are going to SLO.

Hipcamper Sean
Sean S.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
September 25th, 2019

We loved it here so much we extended our stay for four nights! Lori was super accommodating and very friendly. Super private and plenty of little lizards and wild turkeys come to visit. This place is a gem and we will definitely come back when we go on our next road trip from Canada! Super close to Morro Bay.

Hipcamper Mena
Mena G.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
September 27th, 2019

Such a cool spot. Secluded and away from everything. Heard and saw dear at night. Loved it!

Property
WagMore
State
California
$24/night
4 Sites