RV Camping

Port San Luis is in Region 1 - Southern CA

At this time, Region 1 is under a Regional Stay At Home Order.  Learn More Here.

Currently, the Port San Luis Campground is CLOSED to overnight camping.  At this time, a re-open date has yet to be determined. 

The release date for 2021 Reservations has not yet been determined.

On December 3, 2020, the State announced a Regional Stay at Home Order will go into effect in regions with less than 15 percent of ICU bed capacity available.  Expected closures and/or limited operations at Port San Luis include the following:

  • Overnight Camping
  • Restaurants - take-out or pick-up
  • Retail - indoor operations at 20% capacity, with entrance metering and no eating and no drinking in stores.

For more detailed information regarding closures, can be found here.

Please check the County of San Luis Obispo's ReadySLO.ORG website for more information and updates.

Please check back at a later date or sign up at Notify Me for News Flash notifications for information regarding camping updates/2021 camping reservations.

***RV Camping is Closed.  See information above***

All RV Camping is by online reservation only.  Please DO NOT call the Harbor District office regarding availability or to make a reservation.  

Please familiarize yourself with the RV Camping Rules and Regulations prior to making your reservation

RV Camping Rules and Regulations 

Find out more information regarding the RV Camping changes.


To secure a site, you must have a reservation prior to pulling into the camping spot.  Reservation must be made using the reservation website as provided above. Please refer to the Camping Reservations menu for additional details and instructions.  Please note that the spots closest to the restrooms [spaces 1 thru 12] in Coastal Gateway are for trailer boat camping only. Trailer boat camping is single-spaces, dry camping and the boat trailer must occupy the space along with RV.  ALL CAMPING IS BY ONLINE RESERVATION ONLY.

Check-in Procedure:

  • Make a reservation.  Reservations must be made.
  • Check-in Time:  
    • 2 pm for RV Camping locations:  Coastal Gateway, Nobi Point and Woodyard
      • Early check-ins are not permitted 
    • 5 pm for Coast Gateway Trailer Boat Camping
      • Early check-ins are not permitted
    • If you are unable to check-in by 5 pm, you may email camphost@portsanluis.com regarding your late arrival and they will check you in the next morning.
  • You may not pull into an empty camping spot prior to making a reservation.


There are 3 areas for recreational vehicle camping: FULLY SELF-CONTAINED UNITS ONLY (installed and operable black & grey water hold tanks):

  • Coastal Gateway RV Camping (8 hook-up sites)
  • Woodyard turnout (dry camping)
  • Nobi Point turnout (dry camping)

There is 1 (one) area for recreational vehicle camping with a California Currently Registered Vessel

  • Trailer Boat Camping (dry camping) [spaces 1 thru 12] are for trailer boat parking/camping ONLY!  
    • Day Use is available until 4:30 pm for trailer boat parking.  
    • After 4:30 pm, a camping reservation is needed and the site requires that a California, currently-registered vessel must be present for the duration of stay.  
    • When making a reservation for this location, you MUST provide the CF number of the vessel associated with the reservation.

 View Camping Map Here

View Campsite Details Here

CAMPING FEES  (Updated Rates as of December 18, 2019)

  • $85 Per Night - Full Hook-up Sites at Coastal Gateway 
  • $65 Per Night - Dry Camping at Nobi Point & Woodyard
  • $65 Per Night - Trailer Boat Dry Camping at Coastal Gateway
  • Discounts are not given.  Our campsites are not affiliated with the California State Parks system.


  • All Cancellations and/or Modifications will incur a $15 fee per transaction
  • 72 HOURS PRIOR TO RESERVATION START DATE:  100%, minus $10 reservation fee and $15 Cancellation/Modification fee
  • 48 HOURS PRIOR TO RESERVATION START DATE:  50%, minus $10 reservation fee and $15 Cancellation/Modification fee
  • Only two (2) reservation cancellations and/or modifications are allowed calendar year.  
  • Campers required to leave due to the violation of the Port San Luis Harbor District Camping Rules & Regulations, District Ordinances, and any other applicable County, State, or Federal law are not eligible for a refund.



  • All Camping requires FULLY SELF-CONTAINED UNITS ONLY (installed and operable black & grey water hold tanks)
  • NO Portable, cassette or composting toilets or other removable sewer systems/tanks allowed.  If your RV, Camper, Camper Trailer, Camping Vans, etc., is not a fully self-contained unit with fixed/installed holding tanks, you will not be permitted to stay and a refund will not be issued.
  • Tent Camping is not permitted
  • Campfires and wood or charcoal BBQ’s prohibited.  Propane or gas BBQ’s and fire pits with active on/off controls are allowed. 
  • All pets must be kept on a leash or in a contained area
  • Excessive noise prohibited. Quiet hours are from 10:00 pm to 7:00 am, including generators
  • 14 day maximum stay on any sites located on District property
  • Campsites must be physically occupied a minimum of 1 hour out of every 24 hour period
  • Trailer Boat Camping Requirements
  • RV Camping Rules and Regulations

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Third Party Vendors:

  • Reservations are for personal use only.  Any resale, transfer, use, use for profit activity, or gifting of reservations and/or camp sites is strictly prohibited and may be cause for immediate cancellation without notice, refund, or reimbursement. You may also not be allowed to make any new reservations or open new accounts. 
  • No other outside vendor delivery, set-ups of RV’s, Camping Trailers, BBQ’s, tables, chairs, etc., are allowed and is subject to citation.