Memorial Park Campground

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Memorial Park Campground
Campground Overview:

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city at Memorial Park -- a scenic and remote campground tucked away in the Santa Lucia Mountains. A beautiful trout stream surrounded by spectacular rock formations and sprawling oaks are just a few of the of the attributes of this unspoiled family-friendly campground.

Layout And Site Map: Click Here To View Map
Operating Seasons:
  • Winter
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • $20.00 per night per single family site for up to 6 people and 1 vehicle
  • $10.00 extra person (up to 8) per night and $10.00 extra vehicle charge (up to 2) per night
  • $10.00 day use fee per vehicle
Best Seasons To Visit:
  • Spring
  • Summer
Passes Accepted:
  • Golden Age/Golden Access Pass for single family campsites only
  • Parks Management Day Use Annual Pass


Open daily and year-round, there are eight campsites each with a picnic table and fire ring. Two vault toilets are located near the campsites. You should plan to be completely self-sustainable for the duration of your trip. There is no potable water (drinking water) onsite. There is no dump station.

  • Backpacking
  • Biking
  • Birding
  • Bird Watching
  • Campfire Rings
  • Day Use Area
  • Grills
  • Hunting
  • RV sites
  • Self Pay Station
  • Tables
  • Tent Pads
  • Trailheads
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing


Memorial Park Campground has trailheads located right in the campground and is just a short drive to multiple other trails just waiting for backpacking, hiking, biking and horseback riding. These trails offer a variety of experiences for the outdoor enthusiast. Sandstone landscapes, wildflowers and wildlife are part of the experience in this pristine part of the forest.

Important Information

  • Camping fee includes 1 vehicle and 1 tent, trailer or RV.
  • $10 fee for each extra vehicle.
  • No drinking water is available.
  • Pets are allowed.
  • No public showers in the region.
  • Paved road turns to dirt 3/4 of the way there.
  • Quiet hours are 10 p.m. - 6 a.m.
  • Fireworks are prohibited at all times.
  • No cell service can be found in the campground
  • Don't take unnecessary chances-help for emergencies is miles away.
  • Do not hike alone. Tell someone your plans & stick to them.
  • Bring your gnat/mosquito repellent in Spring/Summer/Fall.
  • Fires are allowed only in designated fire rings.
  • Click here for more information on Los Padres National Forest
  • Don't Move Firewood: Protect California's forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. For more information visit
Campground Photos:

Nearby Natural Features

Along with breathtaking view, Memorial Park's landscape includes ponderosa pine, oak madrone and sycamore trees just to name a few. A thriving trout stream runs along the campground as well as unique rock formations meant for exploring.


Hiking trails, biking, fishing, and horseback riding trails are within minutes of the campground. The San Antonio Mission, one of the oldest of the California Missions, is within a 15-minute drive.

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