Contact Number

  • (760) 753-5091

Park Accessibility Information

Park Hours

  • Dawn to sunset

     
    Additional Length Info:
    35’ for non-hookup sites and 24’ for hookup sites

Park Activities

Yes
Dogs allowed only in campground. Dogs not allowed on beach.
Picnic Areas
Env. Learning/Visitor Center
Exhibits and Programs
Fishing
Interpretive Exhibits
Scuba Diving/Snorkeling
Beach Area
Swimming
Windsurfing/Surfing
Family Programs
Geocaching
Bike Trails

Park Facilities

Trailer: 35 Feet
Camper/Motorhome: 35 Feet
Family Campsites
RV Sites w/Hookups
RV Dump Station
RV Access
Parking
Restrooms / Showers
Restrooms
Outdoor Showers
Drinking Water Available
Wheelchair Accessible

Park Directions

Get directions through Google Maps

San Elijo State Beach extends along Coast Highway 101, 3/4 mile north from San Elijo Lagoon's entrance channel, near the community of Cardiff-by-the-Sea.
Exit Interstate 5 at Encinitas Blvd., head WEST.
Turn LEFT on So. Coast Hwy. Follow the Coast Hwy. south, about 2 miles.

Located on the San Diego Coast, San Elijo State Beach offers camping, swimming, surfing, showers and picnicking. The narrow, bluff-backed stretch of sand has a nearby reef popular with snorkelers and divers.

Park Information

Park Alerts & Notices 

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Travel Tips

Campground Address
2050 S Coast Hwy 101
Cardiff, CA 92007
 
Check in time is at 2:00pm. Please plan your travel times accordingly as there is not early check in available. 
 
San Elijo State Beach extends along Coast Highway 101, 3/4 mile north from San Elijo Lagoon's entrance channel, near the community of Cardiff-by-the-Sea.
Exit Interstate 5 at Encinitas Blvd., head WEST.
Turn LEFT on So. Coast Hwy. Follow the Coast Hwy. south, about 2 miles.

 

Additional Visitor Services
  • LAZ Parking California, LLC of San Diego (Parking Lot Management)
  • LUV-2-CAMP, LLC (Camp trailer rentals)
  • MLG Enterprises RV Rental, LLC (Camp trailer rental)

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