COVID-19 Response

Following guidance from the California Department of Public Health and local public health authorities, we are increasing public access and services in a phased approach at Hearst Castle®/Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument®. Before visiting, please review the COVID-19/FAQ tab on the home page. There you will find information and frequently asked questions regarding your trip to Hearst Castle. Updates about the overall Department of Parks and Recreation response to COVID-19, including safety information, are posted on parks.ca.gov. For more information from the San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department click readyslo.org

Hearst Castle tours and the Visitor Center is currently closed. When we reopen, advanced reservations will be required to visit Hearst Castle and/or the Visitor Center

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San Simeon Creek Campground

San Simeon Creek Campground
San Simeon State Park
Cambria, 93428
 
(805) 927-2020
 
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The San Simeon Creek Campground offers 115 vacation campsites for tent camping or recreational vehicles. The maximum length for an RV is 35 feet. Facilities at San Simeon Creek Campground include a fire ring and picnic table at each campsite. There are no hook-ups but water spigots are available throughout the campground. Restrooms with flush toilets and coin operated showers, a dump station and water fill-up for RV’s, and pay phones are also provided for campers convenience. Firewood is also available for sale from the campground host.

Recreational activities include camping, picnicking, hiking, fishing, surfing, beachcombing, bird watching and whale watching. The Junior Ranger Program is a regularly scheduled interpretive program for children. Interpretive walks of the San Simeon Trail may also be available. Information regarding the locations and scheduled time of interpretive programs is available by calling Hearst San Simeon State Park at (805) 927-2035.

Campground Reservations

Reservations for San Simeon Creek Campground can be made between March 15 to September 30 by calling 1-800-444-PARK. For all other dates, the campground is “first come, first serve” for camping spots.

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