Dawn to sunset. Call the park to confirm.
South Carlsbad State Beach
Max. Trailer Lengths
Trailer: Up to 35 Feet
Camper/Motorhome: Up to 35 Feet
Dogs allowed only in campground. Dogs not allowed on beach.
Driving Directions to South Carlsbad SBThe beach is located 3 miles south of Carlsbad on Carlsbad Bl.
Take Interstate 5, exit Poinsettia Ln.
Go west to Carlsbad Bl, turn north.
Make a legal U-turn at Breakwater Rd (1st light). Proceed south on Carlsbad Bl to campground entrance on right.
Visitors will be able to reserve campsites and lodging six months in advance from the current date. Bookings may extend from the arrival date to the desired departure date – based on availability and the park’s maximum stay rules.
RV Sites w/Hookups
RV Dump Station
Env. Learning/Visitor Center
Exhibits and Programs
Restrooms / Showers
Drinking Water Available
This San Diego beach features camping, swimming, surfing, skin diving, fishing and picnicking. The large bluff-top campground is very popular, especially in summer. Stairs lead to the beach.
Dogs are prohibited on South Carlsbad State Beaches
7201 Carlsbad Blvd.
Carlsbad, CA 92008
The Camp Store
The Camp Store is located near the entrance of South Carlsbad State Beach and is open for lunch and dinner. It offers a pizza-based restaurant serving beer and wine overlooking the ocean, a general store for basic supplies such as ice and firewood, as well as a beach rental program. Live music is featured with a variety of local artists. Additional information is available at www.thecampstore.com.
On-site parking is limited. Patrons are recommended to carpool, rideshare, or park nearby and walk into the park.
Photos of South Carlsbad State Beach!
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