The Best Camping in San Luis Obispo

Looking for the best camping in San Luis Obispo? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around San Luis Obispo. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near San Luis Obispo

  • Morro Bay, California

    Marina Point

    0.55 mi / 7 ft gain
    Marina Point is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to see wildlife located near Morro Bay, California.
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  • Grover Beach, California

    Coastal Access Trail at Pismo Beach

    4.83 mi / 102 ft gain
    Coastal Access Trail at Pismo Beach is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Grover Beach, California.
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  • Atascadero, California

    Boyscout and Bridge Loop

    4.72 mi / 1214 ft gain
    Boyscout and Bridge Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Atascadero, California.
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  • Atascadero, California

    Boy Scout Trail to Jinah Grove Loop

    4.56 mi / 1257 ft gain
    Boy Scout Trail to Jinah Grove Loop is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Atascadero, California.
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  • Arroyo Grande, California

    Encinal Trail via Wittenberg Trail

    7.21 mi / 1319 ft gain
    Encinal Trail via Wittenberg Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Arroyo Grande, California.
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  • Oceano, California

    Camp at Pismo State Beach

    4.7
    Hiking along nature trails, swimming, and surf fishing are all possible here, including wheelchair accessible fishing at Ocean Lagoon. Facilities consist of fire rings, restrooms, and showers. Restaurants are not far from the campground, as well. Make your reservation here.
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  • Arroyo Grande, California

    Marina and Rocky Point Trails

    2.56 mi / 305 ft gain
    Marina and Rocky Point Trails is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Arroyo Grande, California.
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  • San Luis Obispo County, California

    Camp at Montaña de Oro State Park

    5.0
    Located about 7 miles south of Morrow Bay, follow Los Osos Valley Rd into the state park. Watch for the signs to park, as you will be cited after 10pm.The campground is located just across the road from the famous Spooner's cove, but there are any number of trails and hikes you can enjoy (check ...
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  • San Luis Obispo, California

    Reservoir Flats Loop Trail

    2.7 mi / 331 ft gain
    Reservoir Flats Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Los Osos, California
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  • Cambria, California

    Camp at San Simeon State Park

    4.0
    San Simeon has two campgrounds to choose from – San Simeon Creek Campground has 115 campsites for tent or RV camping. Sites have fire rings and picnic tables, and nearby there is firewood for sale. Your other choice is the primitive Washburn Campground, located 1 mile inland. From this plateau, y...
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  • Paso Robles, California

    Oak Knoll and Quail's Roost Trail

    0.83 mi / 92 ft gain
    Oak Knoll and Quail's Roost Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Paso Robles, California.
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  • New Cuyama, California

    Selby Campground Loop Trail

    4.4 mi / 1194 ft gain
    Selby Campground Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near New Cuyama, California.
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