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El Capitan State Beach

+1 805-968-1033
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Beautiful beach, great waves

Fun day at the beach, incredible waves. Water initially cold but adjusted right away to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Santa Rosa, California
Tar Beach

Went here with our family because we were staying at the Ocean Mesa RV Park- it has full hook ups... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun day at the beach, incredible waves. Water initially cold but adjusted right away to temperature. Lots of families and couples of all ages. There are life guards but it is the ocean so parents stay alert. There is a little store and clean restrooms....More

Thank caliannie2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with our family because we were staying at the Ocean Mesa RV Park- it has full hook ups. It was a short bike ride away to get the beach. It is really beautiful when you are there. Kids were building forts out of...More

1  Thank abcdTEAMG
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Had a great time. Camping was great. Camped in a trailer. All dry camping, no hookups but space #42 was great. Short walk to the beach. Great way to relax at the beach. Dog friendly. Camp site had fire ring and picnic table.

1  Thank Arturo B
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Great little spot just north of Santa Barbara, lots of choice of campgrounds. It was probably just cos start of season but many of the bathrooms were closed and water taps not working and the store was also closed. Seemed busy so i think that...More

Thank Ryan C
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I arrived last minute on my way back down the central coast from a 4 day camping trip. I already had my gear and drove past a sign for the campground so decided, why not? Boy did we get lucky. It was a beautiful weekend...More

2  Thank markrob84
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

A Beautiful picturesque Beach. The coast is filled with stones- as the water washes back into the sea- the Sound is quite Lovely. Very unique. Picnic tables right above the water line. We had a dear family friend leave us- and we went to his...More

1  Thank LookattheBRIGHTside
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The camp ground is clean and well kept. The sites are far enough from each other to feel somewhat private. The showers were hot and clean. The beach is outstanding.

Thank Juliana Y
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This Campground is like being in two places..The mountains and the Beach...Your campsite is in the trees..Lots of shade, just like in the mountains...You take a short walk,100 yards on a paved trail and your on the beach...The sites are big and a lot of...More

1  Thank Jeffrey F
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We've been coming here for years and enjoy this campground for its proximity to the beach, town, and wine country; relatively plentiful sites with trees, views, and/or some modicum of privacy; and amenities (eg, coin operated showers). This was a quieter trip than some, which...More

Thank kmfesq
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Went camping here the other weekend and had a great time. The campsites are of good size and water and bathroom/showers are close walking distance. We were in a nice site close to the main road that takes you through the camp. There is a...More

1  Thank dbartoletti
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