Half Moon Bay, California

Pillar Point Harbor RV Park

Half Moon Bay, California



Half Moon Bay, California
Phone: (650) 712-9277

Sites: 48
Recent Rate: $78 8/2015

Latitude: 37.5013594060302
Longitude: -122.471997141838

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping no
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) no
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities no
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking yes
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground no
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • yes-ocean Waterfront Waterfront yes-ocean
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access yes
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) yes
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean yes
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

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11 Reviews

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Duran

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $70.00
Overall Rating:      

As others state the view is awesome! (We had a full ocean view site.) Water, beach, surf boarders, harbor, boats, birds all part of your view. Sites close, tight turns, but our 38er fit just fine even though we didn't think we'd make it at first. Enough space once set. Good power and hookups, but couldn't get a good wifi connection. Nice mellow beach area, we didn't fish, but lots of others were along the jetties. The flowers and landscaping are very pretty. No amentities at park, but food, music, drinks, supplies within 1 to 2 miles. As no reservations, we just took a chance and headed there on a Sunday and got lucky, do be prepared to be patient as you may have to wait as others get in or out of their spots. No problem, just be aware. Camp host very nice and helpful. We will go back, best view we've had at an RV park. We camped at Pillar Point Harbor RV Park in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Bring your bikes, nice riding/walking trails. Live music and pets allowed on outside patio at HMB Brewing Co. restaurant.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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Pdxjoanne

Review Count: 46
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $78.00
Overall Rating:      

It's all about the view, folks, all about the view. And the location is great too. This is a "stack em in" parking lot type of park. Everyone right next to the next guy. No picnic tables, no restrooms, no showers, no nuthin'. But look at that view! Now there ARE "partial view" sites, but at over $60, I don't see any reason to stay in one unless you are on the road and need a place in the area because there really doesn't seem to be many other options around here and those that are are even more expensive. But the "full ocean view" sites are awesome if you enjoy ocean watching and people watching. There is an ocean-front walkway that runs all along the beach to the harbor and you can sit right up there on the hill and watch everyone go by wishing they were you. lol! It's a longish walk to the harbor, but there are a bunch of restaurants there. This park is first come, first served only which is good and bad. Good for us because we needed a place to stay in the area and knew that arriving at 12 noon on a Sunday there would be space available. There seems like there is space available almost all the time but not always the view sites so I would plan accordingly. They do have a website where there is a news-crawl type of thing that seems to be updated twice a day that will tell you what they have available so you can high-tail it up there from wherever you are and snag a spot. The sites aren't real long. At 24' we just about fit, but there is free parking next door if you need to drop the tow/towed vehicle. Even though it's way above our budget at $78/night, we'd probably stay again just because it's so awesome to sit outside and enjoy the view and be in walking distance of good places to eat. We camped at Pillar Point Harbor RV Park in a Truck Camper.

Tips for other Campers:

Half Moon Bay Brewing has good craft brew and food and a dog-friendly patio. Sam's Chowder House is very close and very, very good but spendy.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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boxercamper

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

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $61.00
Overall Rating:      

The best part of this site is that you are very close to the ocean. It is on a first come, first serve. It is all asphalt. We camped here with some friends. It is very close to the highway and a little noisy. It is pet friendly, but you need to take your dog to the sandy beach to let them do their business. I would probably camp here again because our friends love it here. Without them, I probably wouldn't come here on my own. We camped at Pillar Point Harbor RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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User3274

Review Count: 23
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $65.00
Overall Rating:      

Its $65 plus tax. If you want a great experience then park here. Yes, it is blacktop, but it is also right on the water. Yes, spots are close, but again it is right on the water! We had ocean views from three sides of our trailer out all windows. We sat in our dining area and watched surfers, and pelicans dive for fish. From our bedroom windows, comfy on our pillows, we watched the sun rise over the waves crashing to the shore. A three block walk North to shops and restaurants, a walk that is along the ocean, and it's paved. We also walked south along the water. You could walk on the beach or on a path from above. If you want a grassy park for your kids to romp, this is not the place. But for any other reason, there is a lot to do and great places to eat (don't miss Pasta Moon). It is very close to the highway, so paying the extra to be closer to the beach is worth it. The traffic noise was close to nothing at night, when it matters. We camped in space 32. We camped at Pillar Point Harbor RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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solarsteve4x4

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: March, 2013 - $60.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a unique park, well located at edge of the ocean beach. Facilities are basic, and spaces are tight. Hookups were fine, but apparently restrooms and showers were closed long ago. But the value here is in great quiet location and friendly staff and repeat campers, being close to the surf, and a paved bike/hike trail both north and south to top quality restaurants and parks. Very friendly co-op staff, gave us space we wanted and checked that we were happy. A resident runs a radio show about the park and interviews many campers. We were there off-season, and it was pretty full. No reservations, fist come first serve. We camped at Pillar Point Harbor RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Rokan

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

Date of Stay: September, 2011 - $60.00
Overall Rating:      

This is really just a parking lot next to the beach. It's a little noisy with the highway right next to it, and the fog horn in the distance going off every 10 seconds can be a little annoying. We camped at Pillar Point Harbor RV Park in a Motorhome.

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BBCandM

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2011 - $70.00
Overall Rating:      

Welcome to the edge!!!! Loved this park, views over the top! Wanted the ocean experience so parking lot atmosphere suited us fine! Loved hearing fog horn and enjoyed watching surfers! Will come back again and again. Manager was sweet and very kind!!! We camped at Pillar Point Harbor RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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George123456

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

Date of Stay: September, 2010 - $72.00
Overall Rating:      

We enjoyed the view. It was great. The price ( $72 ) was very high considering there were no bath rooms, no swimming pool, no showers, no nothing except a nice view. The manager was helpful and friendly. We would stay here again for maybe one night, but would feel our money was better spent at another local park with more amenities . This is not an RV Resort its just an RV Park with a good view. We camped at Pillar Point Harbor RV Park in a Motorhome.

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happyfulltimer

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

Date of Stay: February, 2010 - $65.00
Overall Rating:      

The ocean view is beautiful at Pillar Pt. We loved the sunsets and beautiful walking paths. We will return because of the condition of the park and the management. No bathrooms or showers are available. One is basically staying in an expensive parking lot at the beach. We will go to Pismo Beach RV Park next time we want to go to the ocean for a vacation. We didn't feel welcome. Almost like we were an imposition instead of a guest. Don't need this on vacation. We camped at Pillar Point Harbor RV Park in a Motorhome.

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cuyk

Review Count: 11
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2007 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

We spent 5 nights in this park, had site #1, which is right by the entrance, but not a lot of traffic - almost none at night, so it was OK. Also we had a nice grassy area with a fence and a view of the Pacific Ocean. Good beach for sun bathing only a short walk away and across the street is the Ritz Carlton! We camped at Pillar Point Harbor RV Park in a Motorhome.

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FamilyCamping

Review Count: 8
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2006 - $55.00
Overall Rating:      

Kind of a different park. I never once saw any one that worked there the 3 nights we stayed. Not even at check in or check out. Very plain parking lot type of park. Restrooms were never unlocked, but with full hookups, who need them anyway. It is a nice location more or less right on the ocean. But you can not hear the ocean (waves). Even though it is a parking lot, there is enough room to put out your awning, although our trailer only has one slide, so a rig w/slide outs on both sides may have less awning room. Hard to "plan" a trip there because they do not take reservations. It is first come first serve. We camped at Pillar Point Harbor RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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