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San Simeon State Park

San Simeon Creek Road, San Simeon, CA 93428
+1 805-927-2020
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Beautiful spot

Went to see the sea and found a smashing little cafe there,was good value,lovely setting,was a bit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jackie J
Attard, Malta
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great value

perfect stop for Hearst Castle and at the same time enjoy a fabulous beach walk. Friendly staff... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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San Simeon Creek Road, San Simeon, CA 93428
+1 805-927-2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to see the sea and found a smashing little cafe there,was good value,lovely setting,was a bit windy ,but nice just to drive to the car park and watch the waves from the warmth of our car.

Thank Jackie J
Reviewed 1 week ago

perfect stop for Hearst Castle and at the same time enjoy a fabulous beach walk. Friendly staff. Reasonable price. We stopped in without a reservation in early April, however in summer a reservation is suggested.

Thank Perseverance
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The drive on Hwy 1 never fails to offer something new & scenic. San Simeon & the area approaching Hearst Castle is especially scenic, and well worth the trip.

Thank zapprint
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hit a few walking paths with dog and each time had to pick ticks off myself and pet this weekend. Harmony trailhead was the worst

1  Thank Kristen C
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

San Simeon state park campground is suffering at the edges with obvious deferred maintenance and no reinvestment of visitor fees. Campground sites are closed off and unusable, toilets have been closed and PortaJohns installed, amphitheater is overrun with weeds, grass not cut, trees need trimming,...More

3  Thank northernneckinn
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The views are great. So much to do if you want to disconnect. Hiking, biking or just relaxing. The wind &/or fog can be a nuisance so be prepared. Also there was no running water & as much as I thought it would be a...More

Thank RubyRoro
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We have been camping at the Washburn Campgrounds for several times now on our trips to California from Alberta. We have always found this campground to our liking although the lack of showers were a bit of a problem if you stayed more than a...More

1  Thank mariegaultier
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This is an absolutely beautiful campground. Especially right now with all the greenery from the rain. However, due to the high rains this year (and it's spring right now), the ticks are everywhere! Our two dogs got 2-3 ticks each and my husband and I...More

1  Thank Tami R
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

What a sight to pull over to the side of the road to see zebras in the wild and roaming the countryside. They are awesome - no two are alike, and you won't see them outside of a zoo anywhere else in the US.

Thank Bonnie T
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We went to San Simeon State Park. It was a beautiful warm sunny November day. It was fun watching the waves as well as the birds. The Central Coast area is very pretty. San Simeon State Park has several places to turn off highway one...More

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we plan on camping at san simeon around the 12th march.will we need to make a reservation?
19 March 2017|
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Response from PlatinumHoney | Reviewed this property |
Just received this question, too late, I'm afraid to perhaps help but, I do not think you need reservations. We did not have any, and we were fine. Can always phone ahead to be sure there isn't something going on the... More
Debora G
Hello, Can you tell me if the larger campsite had electric & water hookups? Thank you, Debora
6 September 2016|
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Response from Barbara S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know- we only picnicked there.
are you pet friendly? and what are spaces like in mid june?
11 May 2016|
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