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Santa Margarita Lake Recreation & Natural Area

Santa Margarita Lake

Morro Bay Golf Course

Heilmann Regional Park

Dairy Creek Group Day Use Area at El Chorro Regional Park

Mustang Water Park at Lopez Lake Recreation Area

Playground at El Chorro Regional Park

Rios Caledonia Adobe in San Miguel

Bob Jones Trail in Avila Beach

Windsurfing at Lopez Lake Recreation Area

LOPEZ LAKE will begin Fire Restrictions on May 22nd, 2023 and will remain in effect until further notice. 
SANTA MARGARITA LAKE will begin Fire Restrictions on June 2nd, 2023.
For all other campgrounds visit https://slocountyparks.com/alerts-current-conditions/ 
NOT PERMITTED: Wood or charcoal fires are not allowed. 
ALLOWANCES: Portable lanterns, gas stoves, gas BBQ's, propane fueled fire rings in developed camp areas are allowed (must have a shut-off valve, with the ability to immediately extinguish any flame). Traeger type enclosed wood chips and pellets for cooking are also allowed.


Coastal Dunes & Oceano 805-781-4900

El Chorro 805-781-5930 Option 4

Lopez Lake 805-788-2381

Santa Margarita Lake 805-788-2397

Frequently Asked Questions!

How do I make reservations? I have a reservation, how do I access locked items in a day-use area? How do I modify or cancel my day-use or camping reservation? What is your modification/cancellation policy? Will my voucher expire? Do your campgrounds have dump stations? Do I qualify to become a Camp Host?