Cerro Alto Campground / Day Use

 Cerro Alto Campground, located 8 miles east of Morro Bay on State Highway 41, is a well-known Mountain Bike paradise.

Make Reservation

You will be able to make a reservation online by clicking the “Reservations button”, as long as it is at least 3 days prior to your desired date of arrival. If it is less than 3 days in advance you are welcome to come in on a first come, first serve basis.

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The campground sits at 1,000′ above sea level in a verdant canyon pass astride a semiannual creek. Cerro Alto Peak (2,624′) is the destination of Hikers, Bikers and Equestrians with its 360° view encompassing the Central California Coast and Inland Valley.




The campground has 22 units, 12 of which are handicapped accessible. Each site has a picnic table, fire ring and most have a pedestal grill. Several of the sites are walk-in sites.

Cerro Alto campsites are available on a first come first serve basis or reservations. You can make reservations online at recreation.gov or by calling 877-444-6777.


Fee: $25.00 per night
6-8 persons per site.
Water is available.

Cerro Alto Campground (Click for Google Maps Directions)

California 41

Morro Bay, CA 93442