Camping at Port San Luis Harbor is unique in that it offers RV campers a place to camp only steps from the Pacific Ocean. Currently, only RV’s are allowed to camp in the various sites around the harbor.
Port San Luis RV camping is allowed in these areas of the bay. Coastal Gateway Campsites (full hook-ups), Nobi Point Campsites (dry camping), Woodyard Campsites (dry camping), and the Trailer Boat Campsites parking area.
RV Camping Port San Luis Harbor Fees
All campsites must be reserved online at the Port Website. Your best bet to score a spot at Port San Luis is to arrive mid-week. By the weekend, most if not all grounds have been taken. Campsites range from $65 to $85 per night. The Port San Luis Harbor campsites can be reserved through the Port, not with the California State Parks system.
If unable to register by 5 pm you may contact the camp host, and they will check you in in the morning. Dogs are allowed but must be kept on a leash. There is a nearby dog beach where they can run free. Tent and car camping are not permitted here, so bring an RV or trailer.
Camping at the harbor is limited to a fully self-contained Recreation Vehicle, Camper, Camper Trailer, or Camping Vans. If your rig is not a fully self-contained unit with a fixed holding tank, you will not be permitted to stay.
Port San Luis Harbor Camp Hosts can be reached by phone for more info. 805-903-3395. The camp host cannot take reservations but can advise on campsite availability.
RV camping areas at Port San Luis are a fantastic adventure and well worth the effort to secure a spot. Nobi Point turnout and Woodyard are the closest to the water.
Nearby Port San Luis Harbor
Point San Luis Lighthouse
Point San Luis Lighthouse tours are offered every Saturday & Wednesday. Take a guided trolley tour to this historic, fully restored central coast lighthouse.
Avila Beach is a short drive from the Port San Luis RV Camping area. A free trolley bus runs from the Pismo Beach Outlets to Port San Luis via Avila Beach during the summer.
Avila Beach features numerous dining options along with art galleries, wine tasting rooms.
The apple season runs between September and December when the fruit is sweet, crisp, perfect fruit packages. Delicious and nutritious by themselves, apples can also be made into cider, pies, and preserves.
Where is Avila Beach (Port San Luis)
Avila Beach is in Central Coast California between the towns of Pismo Beach and San Luis Obispo. Exit Hwy.101 west onto San Luis Bay Drive or Avila Beach Drive. Follow the signs to Avila Beach. Travel time from the Los Angels area is about five hours. Port San Luis website