Hearst San Simeon State Park, San Simeon Creek Campground

     


Cambria, California
Phone: (805) 927-2035

Sites: 166
Recent Rate: $35 3/2015


Latitude: 35.5940970145417
Longitude: -121.114238984375

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites
  • Big Rig Access
  • Tent Camping
  • Restrooms (Plumbed)
  • Pit Toilets
  • Showers
  • $0.00 Shower Fee
  • Laundry Facilities
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee
  • Dump Station
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee
  • Propane Available
  • Firewood Available
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts
  • Water Spigot
  • Picnic Shelter
  • RV Wash
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee
  • Corral
  • Landing Strip
  • Overflow Parking
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP)
  • Electric (50 AMP)
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • WiFi
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee
  • Cellular Phone Service
  • Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup
  • Phone
  • Central Modem
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.)
  • Pool Access
  • Family Friendly
  • Playground
  • Pet Area
  • Waterfront
  • Clubhouse
  • Camp Store
  • Cafe / Snack Bar
  • Business Center
  • Group Camping
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Group Kitchen
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Concierge Services
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s)
  • Recreation Room
  • Gym/Workout Facilities
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Marina
  • Boat Rentals
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Bike Path(s)
  • Bike Rentals
  • Hiking
  • Spa
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Volley Ball
  • Sports Field
  • Arcade Games
  • Live Entertainment
  • Amphitheatre
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf
  • Billiards
  • Ping Pong
  • Lake
  • Pond
  • River
  • Creek
  • Ocean
  • Water Park
  • Casino

Review Details

Ratings overview

5 Reviews

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Vic and Marsha

Review Count: 12
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

This campground offers fairly large sites, which are flat. We never saw a ranger, even at check-in. All the showers and restrooms were locked, and there were large groups of portable toilets in many places. We did not seem to have WiFi. There is a trail that goes to the beach, but we did not use it. If I needed to be near Cambria, I would return. We camped at Hearst San Simeon State Park, San Simeon Creek Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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MrSunshine

Review Count: 59
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

San Simeon State Park is a large campground with three separate areas, two are more developed with paved sites closer to the highway and the ranger kiosk and one is up on the hill with better views and more primitive (also cheaper). We had reservations for one of the primitive sites, but we opted to move down to the more developed campground because it was less dusty and more landscaped. Wifi/cell service is an issue here. We had no Verizon service, but the park did have wifi service, unfortunately we couldn't get a good connection at our site and had to walk a short way to connect to wifi. Still, we liked the campground and loved the area and would recommend it as a good base for exploring Cambira/San Simeon/Hearst Castle. We camped at Hearst San Simeon State Park, San Simeon Creek Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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Lazy Days

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

We enjoyed the trees and the access to a wonderful beach, however the nights we stayed had noisy campers with motorcycles so we didn't sleep well. Our last night was wonderfully quiet and peaceful as the other campers had left! There are no amenities here, so come prepared to be self sufficient. The park itself is very pretty and kept clean and neat. We camped at Hearst San Simeon State Park, San Simeon Creek Campground in a Motorhome.

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Monaire Corporati

Review Count: 23
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

First up, this is called the San Simeon State Park on all the signposts not Hearst San Simeon State Park. 2nd there are 2 campgrounds within this park. The San Simeon Creek campground which has showers at $35 per night and is located close to the entry and the Washburn campground which is up on the hill and has vault toilets for $20 per night. We looked around San Simeon Creek campground and although parklike and shaded it was very close to the main road and the noise was noticeable. Sites at the Washburn campground are spacious, flat, gravel with picnic tables and fire pits. The fire pits are high sided steel and don't draw well. We loved this campground and stayed an extra night. We camped at Hearst San Simeon State Park, San Simeon Creek Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Dakhle

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice clean quiet park with numerous scenic trails of varying degrees. Trail also leads to beach access. There's a dump station, but no sewer hook up. There's water spigots throughout campsites and restrooms throughout. Appears to be in good shape and does not smell. I would go here again. We camped at Hearst San Simeon State Park, San Simeon Creek Campground in a Motorhome.

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