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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%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • 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"
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"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"
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"parks"
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"tide"
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Reviewed 15 October 2015

I get a kick out of fussy people complaining over a beautiful beach and breathtaking water. They should go to Disneryland instead. I wish they would, it leaves more beach for me:)

3  Thank ARKSugarLand
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Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Stayed in a camp spot on the beach. Very beautiful. The spots are big enough to fit a 32 foot RV and we had room for another pick up truck, tent, tables and camp fire. The restrooms and showers are clean. The beach was clean...More

2  Thank lethaljeep
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

It is $15 for parking all day. There were individual toilets that you use as changing areas but the showers and sinks were turned off due to the drought. The beach was crowded, and there was seaweed everywhere. We found a place near the cliffs...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2015

Got a last minute cancelation spot, which worked out great for us. My girls and I had a great girls only mini vacation. This campground is always booked so plan WAY ahead. It is rare to get as lucky as I did. That being said,...More

Thank Mamatita
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Reviewed 2 July 2015

Campsites are clean, bathrooms & showers are used heavily so can get grimy at night but are cleaned daily. My husband calls this 'entry level camping', good for people who haven't ever or don't camp much because there are stores and civilization nearby, and bathrooms/showers...More

3  Thank _megameg_1
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Reviewed 2 July 2015

I lived in Carlsbad for over a year, and this beach has got one of the most breath taking views I have ever seen. Perhaps it's because I am familiar with it. Drive on the 101 and you will gaze on this beautiful beach. Always...More

2  Thank hac0y7
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Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

Just stayed here last night. Site #178. Just steps from beach access and short walk from bathroom. Very enjoyable stay!

1  Thank Lisa M
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Reviewed 30 April 2015

We are a family of 4 and we tent camped for two nights on the south end of the campground. We stayed at site 164. Pros: bathrooms and showers were cleaned every morning and had ample amounts of hot water and toilet paper. There was...More

11  Thank pumpkin5156
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Reviewed 24 March 2015 via mobile

Absolutely loved this place, sad it is so popular. Hard to get reservations, we tried 6 months in advance and could only get 5 nights, but well worth it.

2  Thank Shane S
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Reviewed 8 February 2015 via mobile

Had a great time at this park. Stayed 3 nights oceanfront... Spectacular view. Watched waves, surfers and birds while sipping wine. Park Staff was very knowledgeable and helpful. Other campers very friendly. A variety of tents, campers and RVs. Lots of restaurants and stores within...More

3  Thank CandidMom
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janabythesea
28 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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