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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%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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San Diego, CA
Downtown
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Reviewed 12 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
Reviewed 3 May 2017

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

Thank CanmoreGerry
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We came here camping most major holidays. The weather is nice year round. The campsite is close to civilization. The beach WAS nice and sandy, emphasizing on the "was". This time when we are there, the beach is full of rocks. Extremely difficult to walk...More

Thank bettywhill
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Visiting Southern California in February is a perfect way to get away from the cold! Carlsbad State beach has endless waves with limitless and a great place to watch surfers catch those waves !

Thank scpticktox
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Too many rocks, too much seaweed with too many flies. Great if you want to surf; not so much if you want to relax and read a book. Parking limited.

1  Thank Quuuzer
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Staying here for the the Thanksgiving holiday and have a beach site next to the stairs. The weather is amazing and the sound and site of the surf breathtaking but for $50 it is really just like parking along PCH. The campground only has ocean...More

Thank Kerri H
Reviewed 15 November 2016

It is never crowded other than weekends on a summer sunny day. At around 7 AM many a day I could be the only person walking in the beach excepting one or two others. You need to time your visit with the ebb tide then...More

Thank asimbose
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My son had booked our campsite months ahead to get a spot so if you want to camp here you need to plan ahead for sure. We were right on the ocean side and could hear the waves all night long...so peaceful to be lulled...More

1  Thank HappyAdventures41
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is one of our favorite beaches to visit in this area. Of course living close to it helps. The picture shows it realistically and it is frequently not crowded. Good waves for surfing and boogie boarding. Smooth sand and warm sunshine, what more could...More

Thank cobraman427
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Man can't beat the price for this location! Great ocean views and beach access. Great people too. The camp store is reasonably priced, in fact get your fire wood there, at the Ralph's down the street, it's 2 doll hairs more. Since the campground is...More

2  Thank Brandon H
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Lynejo07
Is campground open in January
20 January 2017|
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Response from Kerri H | Reviewed this property |
It is open year round.
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