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Lake Nacimiento

Available on a first come, first serve basis and through reservations.

All entrance and camping fees are per vehicle.

There are a number of campgrounds and RV-sites located in the resort. Some of the campgrounds and RV sites such as Oak-Knoll and Pine Knoll, offer more conveniences with full hook-ups, while Eagles Ridge and Sandy Point campgrounds are considered more remote tent sites. All camping sites (with the exception of Sandy Point) are offered on a first come-first service basis.

Sandy Point Campground offers group areas, and is available April through September by reservation and site assignment only.

Summer Rates: April 1 – September 30
Winter Rates: October 1 – March 31

Quail Roost
First campground through Entry Gate on your left. Narrow roads, not suggested for RV or large vehicles towing boats. Tent camping, no hook-ups, water throughout, restrooms/showers. Best for tent camping, NO campfires, BBQs only-60 single sites. First come first serve.

Oak Knoll
Second campground after Entry Gate turn right. Full hook-up, RV sites, requires reservation or site assignment, must have yellow camp permit to use. Narrow roads, many sites back-in. Use caution, not suggested for RVs towing boats – 40 single sites.
Click here for map.

Rocky Canyon
Third campground after Entry Gate, turn right. No Large RVs or large vehicles towing boats allowed to enter this campground. Narrow roads, small parking areas. For use by tent camping groups only. First come, first serve – 14 single and group sites. Click here for map.

Sandy Point
Fourth campground after Entry Gate, turn right twice. Reservation and site assignment by Office prior to use required. Green camp permit required for use. No hook-ups, water only. Narrow roads, use caution. Not suggested for vehicles towing boats – 12 single and group sites. Click here for photos of camping area. Click here for map.

Eagles Ridge
Fifth campground just past Sandy Point. Remote parking and hike-in tent sites. No restrooms or showers – porta potties only. Tables, BBQs and fire rings on all site. Some group sites – 60 single and group sites. First come and first serve. Click here for Map.

Pine Knoll-Past Store
This is the best campground for large RVs and large vehicle towing boats. Use caution, some narrow roads. No hook-ups, water throughout. Two restrooms and shower buildings – 120 sites. Click here for Map.

Over Flow Beach
Camping Pine Knoll. No water, no beach camp fires.

All vehicles must be licensed to operate on the road.


Monterey County Parks Dept.
General Correspondence
P.O. Box 5249
P.O. Box 5279
Salinas, CA 93915
831.755.4899 (Reservations)
831.755.4895 (Business)
888.588.2267 (Toll Free)

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