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Ocean Paradise

6 sites 路 RVs, Tents30 acres 路 Cambria, CA
Perched on the bluff of beautiful Cambria Pines By Sea. Overlooking the Pacific ocean. The best view to have your favorite glass of wine or coffee too. Come be a guest to the animals. Nice quit private place to camp. Great spot for pets! Large grassy flats with amazing ocean views. Enjoy the serenity of the town of Cambria, only a few miles away. Currently, Big Sur is open from the south until a few miles past Treebones resort, and Sandollar Beach. But, the road is closed and there is no access to BIG SUR Proper. Camp Site Details: Privacy Level: High Entrance Road Condition: 1.6 mile driveway from main entrance gate. Un-even Asphalt. Brand New Porta Potty Meditation Sun Deck / Yoga Deck Wi-Fi Tree | ATT Repeater ( ATT works best on site) Disclosures: Camp Sites are segregated to the exterior of the property. No Kids under 13 Motorhomes, Sprinter vans, rooftop tents, and recreational vehicles are welcome under 32 feet Note: Property has old retired military buildings and installations. These buildings are mandatory off-limits. Camping is prohibited to only the exterior of the Property.
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SLO Country Camp

2 sites 路 RVs, Tents10 acres 路 San Luis Obispo, CA
SLO Country Camp was once a part of the Serpa Ranch, one of the early ranches of the Central Coast. It鈥檚 remained a beautiful rural pocket in the Edna Valley area of San Luis Obispo. It鈥檚 quiet and peaceful, enjoy your morning coffee listening to all the birds waking up. There鈥檚 a private creek not far away that draws deer and wildlife. Just saw 3 deer run through out property 2 days ago. Owls, red tail hawks, eagles, squirrels and jack rabbits we see frequently. And you can listen to the coyotes howling at night. We鈥檙e surrounded by rolling coastal hills, vineyards, horses, cattle and also land apportioned to the Land Conservancy. Walk down our road and then left up to the top of the hill for a panoramic view of the entire area with the city San Luis Obispo at a distance. Our two sites are flat on decomposed granite pads. Both have excellent views and easy access to our common areas: wash/kitchen prep, and cold-water outdoor shower. Site 1 is best for trailers but Site 2 is adequate. Firewood is available for purchase at camp for those wanting to use the fire pit, or you can bring your own. The San Luis Obispo, Central Coast has so much to see and do! Hiking trails abound, my favorites are Bob Jones trail to walk or bike to Avila Beach, Johnson Ranch and Irish Hills for hiking hills, the Ridge trail for a view over Shell and Avila beaches, and the Harmony Trail to walk grassy cliffs by the ocean. Montano de Oro is only 15 minutes away with rocky ocean cliff trails that lead down to the coastline. We are 5 minutes from the beginning of the Edna Valley winery trail with 30 wineries or more I鈥檝e lost count. Tasting and relaxing in great atmospheres. My favorites are Biddle Ranch, Talley, Mailene, Chamisal, Bailyanna... but there are so many more. We鈥檙e 10 minutes from downtown San Luis Obispo, 10鈥12 minutes to Avila or Pismo beaches. Morro Bay is 25 minutes. And we鈥檙e just 5 minutes off the 101 for easy access to traveling. The Central Coast has almost everything for fun, adventure and food. Surfing, biking, hiking, ocean kayaking, paddle boarding, golf, wine and beer culture, ranch lands, shopping and restaurants and we鈥檙e close to it all.
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Creekside Camping and Mineral Baths

10 sites 路 Tents124 acres 路 Cambria, CA
We can accommodate tent campers or car campers. The price is $30/per person. Kids under 12 are free. Each campsite fits 4-6 people. Most campsites are accessible by car and all campsites are accessible by foot. We do not have a traditional check in procedure. Campsites are first come first serve. Expect a "self-check in process." You choose your own campsite so plan to arrive early and look for the yellow tent symbols. On holiday weekends and summer weekends we tend to get busy and campsites fill up. This leads to some campsites on the property in view of other campsites. We do have private campsites available but its first come first basis. BYO water. We have sulfur spring water. Great for your skin, not good to drink! There's a couple outhouses on the property. One in the main camp zone, one at the far north end of the lower Redwood campsite. You can also bring a shovel and take a walk if you're in the more remote campsites. We have a dumpster outside the gate for your garbage. IMPORTANT INFO Please don't mind our farm junk as you enter Gate 1. We are slowly working on clean up and relocation of materials from the entry road and away from view. Before you arrive, have knowledge of poison oak because it is a native plant. The main photos in the listing are taken from Hipcamp Scouts back in 2018 and they are featuring our Original campsite. This is located past the mineral baths. It's the furthest one to reach, and accessible by foot. I will update photos to depict all the campsites, but please share your photos with us on Instagram and tag @charanspringsfarm to help future campers get a view of what the sites look like with a tent set up! SULFUR MINERAL BATHS Include in your experience the use of our sulfur mineral baths. It's $10 per person. The mineral baths are 2 funky vintage clawfoot tubs that are pictured in the actual listing. The photos show an accurate description of the Mineral Baths. They are not located in the main camp zone. Please call ahead to book your time slot and get directions to the mineral baths. You can pay for this option in the Extra's tab. PLEASE DO NOT BOOK IF: you are looking for "Glamping," (Glamour Camping). It's primitive camping on a private property with bonuses like the garden, rustic baths, and beautiful nature. This property has been a working farm for decades, which has struggled with hard times. If farm yards/junk piles make you uncomfortable or give you a creepy feeling, don't book because our boneyard is adjacent to the entry road and it can't be ignored. Thank you for reading this whole description and we hope you have a good experience.
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Camp Arroyo Grande

21 sites 路 Lodging, RVs, Tents29 acres 路 Arroyo Grande, CA
Welcome to Camp Arroyo Grande! Enjoy our 29-acres that feature beautiful ocean views, oak woodlands, and plenty of rustic charm. All this is conveniently tucked into the hillside just steps away from the Village of Arroyo Grande where you will find restaurants, coffee, shopping, parks and roosters. The property is home to many youth groups and local non-profits, continuing a 135-year legacy as a Community Center and Retreat Space. The historic Tabernacle building has been hosting church and schools gatherings, dinners, fundraisers, weddings, family reunions, festivals and more since 1897. Community Events are likely to be taking place but follow quiet time guidelines. *pool is seasonal and subject to availability
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Rancho Del Sol

4 sites 路 Lodging20 acres 路 Santa Margarita, CA
馃寗 Discover Serenity at Santa Margarita Rancho del Sol 馃寗 Nestled atop a majestic ridge in the picturesque countryside just outside Santa Margarita, California, lies the enchanting Rancho del Sol. A hidden gem where panoramic views dance to the horizon, offering a breathtaking tableau of nature's finest. 馃専 Sprawling Views to Feed the Soul 馃専 At every hour, the landscape tells a different story. From the first shimmer of dawn, where the sun kisses the rolling hills, to the twilight's glow setting valleys ablaze; every glance is a moment of serenity. Here, eagles soar against the backdrop of cerulean skies, while the whispers of the wind play a melody only nature knows. 馃尦 Find Your Peace 馃尦 This isn鈥檛 just a stay; it鈥檚 a retreat. A journey back to nature, back to quiet, back to yourself. Every corner of our wild ranch offers moments of reflection, relaxation, and rejuvenation. Wander through the meandering trails, breathe in the fresh country air, or simply lounge with a book and let time slip away. 馃實 World-Renowned Destinations at Your Doorstep 馃實 While the allure of solitude might beckon, the world outside is waiting to be explored. Rancho del Sol is your gateway to some of California's most coveted attractions. Wine enthusiasts can savor the world-class vineyards nearby, while adventurers can explore the mesmerizing coastlines, historic towns, and verdant parks just a short drive away. 鉁 Tranquil Experience Awaits 鉁 Only a select few get to experience the magic of Rancho del Sol. Reserve your spot and let the horizon broaden your perspective, the silence speak to your soul, and the beauty of untouched nature captivate your heart. Dive into peace and make memories at Rancho del Sol.
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Eagles Landing Ranch

3 sites 路 Lodging13 acres 路 San Luis Obispo, CA
Nestled on top of beautiful Irish Hills our 13 acre ranch has spectacular views of Morro bay and Pismo dunes only 13 minutes from downtown San Luis Obispo 20 minutes to Avila beach and Morro bay. Our property has many paths to stroll and enjoy nature. Perfect for bird and tree lovers.
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Frog Hollow Homestead

4 sites 路 Lodging12 acres 路 Atascadero, CA
Welcome to Frog Hollow. Feel free to hike up to the bench, past the safari tent, on the hill or over to the chairs and table nest to the field where the sheep and donkey areat the other side of the creek. Keep an eye out in the mornings, you may see a family or two of wild turkeys or deercruising the property. Kick back, relax and enjoy the tranquility of the seasonal running stream and property. Situated on 12 acres, our property is a great spot where you can unplug, unwind and simply check out from your daily chaos. Sit back and enjoy the songs of the evening crickets and frogs. We are located on Hwy 41, a 10 minute drive to the coast, the famous Morro Rock, and 20 minutes from both San Luis Obispo and Paso Robles where you will find shopping, fine restaurants and plenty of local wineries in the area. We are lucky to have over 300 award winning wineries in our area so if you like wine, this is a great place to tour and taste! Frog Hollow is perfectly located for the weekend break or a leisurely mid-week holiday. Come visit us and check out our lovely land and quaint comfy living. Sabyl, our Border Collie, is around and may head down to greet you at some point during your stay. Our free standing casita is cozy and nestled in a natural serene creekside setting. The loft has a spacious queen size bed for your sleeping pleasure with adjustable reading lights on either side of the bed. The living area offers a fold down couch for another adult or 2 kids. There is a kitchenette with a toaster oven, electric tea kettle and coffee maker. There is a charcoal Weber bbq grill and a propane gas 2 burner stove. We provided a propane fire pit during the fire ban, bring propane & charcoal etc. The 13鈥 Stout Bell tent is sitting on a hillside under an oak tree. Our Bell tent has 2 sturdy cots with a wool and cotton bed roll for peaceful sleeping. Please BRING your own bedding, sleeping bag or blankets and a pillow for yourselves. Inside you will find cozy sitting cushions, layers of carpets, a wood burning stove which is perfect for the kettle. The Bell tent has plenty of head room to stand and move around in. There is a 2 burner gas grill along with a charcoal bbq and ice chest. There is a well lit bathroom with hot shower and flushable toilet 100 yards away. We have a moderate climb hiking trail down the road, Cerro Alto, that offers beautiful views of our coastline. Simply sit back and watch the the wild turkeys and deer roaming freely on our land, or head out to taste some of San Luis Obispo County award winning wines.
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Wendee's Whimsical Camp Site

1 site 路 Tent6 acres 路 Atascadero, CA
Nestled in the oak-studded hills of North West Atascadero a charming site awaits you...an unforgettable destination surprise. A charming old country road leads to a sole-campsite exclusively for you and friends/family. The bathroom is straight out of the Hobbit, equipped with hot/cold water, stall shower, fluffy white towels and camping supplies. The propane firepit is perfect for evening gatherings with your companions and marshmallow roasts (read: S'mores). A hand-carved trail surrounds the area: complete with a suspension bridge, chicken coup, rocky bridge and fish pond. Additionally, we provide a sustainable eco-friendly environment for our guests: including trash, recycling and composting receptacles. Also wildlife galore: plenty of turkeys, deer, racoons and quail. The nights are dark but we provide flashlights...then turn the flashlights off for a dazzling evening of stargazing. Atascadero is the perfect base for discovering the Central Coast: wineries/tasting rooms, olive oil tasting, abundant trails for walking/hiking; golfing as well as exploring the beaches: Morro Bay, Avila Beach, Montana de Oro, and northward to Cambria, Cayucos, San Simeon and Big Sur. All of these attractions within a 30-mnute drive. Look forward to seeing you...
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Roads End, Bradley Lockwood

2 sites 路 RVs, Tents12 acres 路 Lockwood, CA
Peaceful and private RV camping under the oaks聽with picnic table, fire pit and Adirondack chairs. We currently have two sites on our property. They are about 300 feet apart and not easily visible from each other. Property is fully fenced; both sites are next to an open field under the oaks with vineyard, olive orchard and mountain views. This property is 30 miles from Paso Robles and almost perfectly centered between Missions San Antonio and San Miguel. Lakes San Antonio聽and Nacimiento are close by. Coastal towns of Cayucos and Morro Bay are about an hour scenic drive, passing many wineries along the way. There is space for multiple RVs or additional tents sharing your party's RV restroom facilities. Site one will accommodate sixteen people and multiple vehicles. Site two will accommodate ten people and two vehicles. For larger groups we ask that that you book both sites. We have hosted many family reunions and the feedback has been 100% positive. Please feel free to message us with questions.
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Enney's Ranch

4 sites 路 Lodging850 acres 路 San Miguel, CA
Enney's Ranch is one of the few remaining grain and cattle operations on the Central Coast.聽 We dry farm and malt barley, wheat and rye for local breweries and distilleries.聽 聽We have a small herd of cattle and rotate them between the fallow fields.聽 Our goal is to maintain the natural beauty of the ranch and share it with you.
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Union Rd Trail Site

3 sites 路 RVs20 acres 路 Paso Robles, CA
We bought this place as our eventual retirement home. We want to share the space with friends and family hence here we are even sharing it on this platform
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Vinyl Vineyards

19 sites 路 Lodging, RVs, Tents120 acres 路 Paso Robles, CA
Vinyl Vineyards is a 120 acre ranch, working vineyard, wine label, and 10 site private glampground on the Union Rd wine trail in Paso Robles, CA. The magnificient property includes hiking trails through vineyards, ancient oak forests, canyons, and flower filled fields, creeks, two seasonal ponds, 26 acres of vineyards, alpacas, vegtable gardens, sunset vistas, bbq grills, outdoor tables, frisebee golf, and more... We also raise alpacas, chickens, and honey bees which you can experience on the ranch. Just 15 minutes from downtown Paso Robles, we are walking distance to several wineries, a 5 minute drive to golf, Sensorio, Vina Robles, and boast enough natural beauty and amenities to never leave your site.
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The best camping near Los Osos Oaks State Natural Reserve guide



Immerse yourself in the tranquil beauty of Los Osos Oaks State Natural Reserve. Venture through ancient sand dunes, shaded by centuries-old coast live oaks, and explore the diverse plant communities. With hiking trails winding through coastal sage and oak woodlands, this reserve is a haven for nature enthusiasts and bird watchers alike.

When to go

The best time to visit Los Osos Oaks State Natural Reserve is during spring or fall when wildlife is most visible and the weather is moderate. Summer days are cooler than inland, offering a refreshing escape, while layered clothing is recommended to adapt to changing temperatures.

Know before you go

  • Los Osos Oaks State Natural Reserve is open from dawn until dusk, with no parking allowed from 10pm to 6am.
  • No dogs are permitted on trails or left unattended in vehicles, and laws are strictly enforced.
  • Prepare for your visit by learning to identify and avoid poison oak, which is prevalent in the area.
  • While the reserve does not offer restrooms or picnicking facilities, nearby towns provide dining and shopping options.
  • For a safe and enjoyable visit, stay on designated trails to protect both the natural environment and yourself.

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