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South Carlsbad State Beach

32802 Valle 103 San Juan Capistrano Ca 92675, San Diego, CA 92008
+1 760-717-8227
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Scenic Carlsbad Bike Tour with Lunch
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RV campgrounds and uncrowded beaches are what you will find along this popular recreation area in San Diego.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“ocean front” (5 reviews)
“camping spots” (2 reviews)
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32802 Valle 103 San Juan Capistrano Ca 92675, San Diego, CA 92008
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+1 760-717-8227
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"ocean front"
in 5 reviews
"reserve america"
in 2 reviews
"camping spots"
in 2 reviews
"ace hardware"
in 2 reviews
"year round"
in 2 reviews
"bluff"
in 11 reviews
"sites"
in 20 reviews
"waves"
in 16 reviews
"surf"
in 14 reviews
"civilization"
in 3 reviews
"parking"
in 13 reviews
"rocks"
in 6 reviews
"whales"
in 6 reviews
"parks"
in 4 reviews
"tide"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like camping within view and earshot of a busy city boulevard with views of businesses, residences, rail lines, power poles & lines, etc, this is the vacation spot for you!! AND, you get to pay $50 a night for it! AND, your camping...More

Thank ElenaM12
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

BE WARNED: 1) The park address may take you to a different spot if you follow your GPS! 2) Check-in time is 2 p.m. FIRM -- don't even try to arrive earlier. 3) You can only enter from the north, so plan accordingly. All that...More

2  Thank VespagirL55
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

What a fantastic campground! We saw everything from Huge Class As to tent campers who arrived on bikes. I was worried about sound from the road running behind the campground, but it was quiet at night. There are bathrooms and showers on site, both clean...More

2  Thank originalamb
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

After spending 4 days at the beach on January, we had windy, cold weather, and beautiful sunny but still cold weather. South Carlsbad is great, but difficult to get in to, especially in the summer. Being up on the bluff gives a beautiful view of...More

Thank Timanddianne
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Been living in Colorado for 18 years now so even our December trips require beach days. Sand between the toes and a few chilly dunks in the 60 degree water will always stimulate the senses and make you miss the ocean. This day we saw...More

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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Worst State Park in the US. Trash and dog poop everywhere, homeless people living there full time, 4 RVs to a space packed in, generators running 24/7 , radios blasting, drunk people screaming and drag racing down the street. Camp host and other park employees...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Was lucky to score a double full hookup site facing the beach this past weekend. Not an easy thing to do, even in the winter. Site 220 had the most beautiful views, it was amazing. We were able to see dolphins, surfers and even a...More

2  Thank 1HereNthere
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

A great place to set up a little area & enjoy the ocean as well as the beach. The surf provided great boarding opportunities. The beach & ocean offered a great escape from triple digit heat. The negatives were the lack of parking, sticks of...More

Thank Passion4Travel4Life
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

Really liked that we could spend time on the beach and have restrooms within walking distance. Well maintained beaches. Tide gets a little high.

Thank Christin A
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

Mediterranean climate at its' best .... in California. True coastal living, dinning, endorphin rush location!

Thank CanmoreGerry
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janabythesea
27 March 2018|
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Response from Timanddianne | Reviewed this property |
There is basically one campground; depends on the time of year as to what sites are open. Beach side spots are the best if you can get one. We usually reserve 6 months ahead of time to get a site in January;summers are even... More
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kidsrus21
14 March 2018|
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We are coming here next week the 27, 28th 29th 30th. I am looking for a camping spot. I have never been here before. kidsrus21
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543alisa
28 December 2017|
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