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Pismo State Beach
How can we engage you, and connect you to your parks history?
State Parks is developing a plan to better connect visitors to Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area and Pismo State Beach through improved park experiences. These would include exhibits, interpretive panels, and directional signs within camping and recreation areas, and on park trails and boardwalks.
We are seeking your input for these projects, as well as your feedback on our educational programs and potential program topics you would like to see offered.
This fall, California State Parks is piloting a new iOS mobile app in 8 parks around the state. If you visit Pismo State Beach, download OuterSpatial and try it out! This new app gives you information about amazing destinations - including special events, maps, photos, and official trail guides- right at your fingertips.
For more information on the pilot program and to download the app directly from the Apple store, visit OuterSpatial (http://bit.ly/PismoCSPapp). Tag us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
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Pismo State Beach offers all kinds of attractions: hiking, swimming, surf fishing, and digging for the famous Pismo clam. There are tree-lined dunes and the beach is popular with bird watchers. The park has the largest over-wintering colony of monarch butterflies in the U.S.
- Ocean Lagoon has a wheelchair-accessible fishing overhang.
- Four restaurants are within 2 blocks of the campground.
- ATV rentals are available within 2 blocks of the park.
- A trolly service provides access to the surrounding community.
Location - Directions
The beach is located in the town of Oceano off Highway 1.
Seasons - Climate - Recommended clothing
The weather can be changeable; layered clothing is recommended.
Available Activities and Facilities at Pismo State Beach
RV Sites w/Hookups
RV Dump Station
Env. Learning/Visitor Center
Exhibits and Programs
Nature & Wildlife Viewing
Restrooms / Showers
Drinking Water Available