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Plaskett Creek State Park Campground (California) Make a Reservation

69345 CA-1
Big Sur, California 93920
805 434-1996
35.91722, -121.465
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Plaskett Creek State Park Campground is located in Big Sur, CA approximately 40 miles north of Cambria, CA and 55 miles south of Carmel, CA. It sits on the east side of Hwy. 1 and is just south of Sand Dollar Beach Day Use area which is the largest sandy beach in Big Sur.

Plaskett Creek Campground has 44 campsites each with a parking pad, picnic table, fire ring and pedestal barbeque.  Campsites can accomodate trailes/ and RVs from 35 to 50 feet. There are water spigots located throughout the campground, but there is no water, sewer or electrical hookups. The sites can be used for tenting or RVers. There is no dump station. All roads are paved and there are flush toilets and sinks in the restrooms. There are 3 group sites at Plaskett Creek that can be reserved and will accommodate 40 people each and 10 vehicles.

Limit of 2 vehicles per site; additional vehicles are not permitted.
Reservations can be made three days in advance. All single campsite reservations are good for 6 people and 1 vehicle.
Maximum number of people per single site is 8 ($10.00 additional charge per person per night after 6 people).
Maximum number of vehicles per single site is 2 ($10.00 additional charge for 2nd vehicle per night). Extra vehicle and person fees will be charged at the facility.

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6 Replies to “Plaskett Creek State Park”

  1. Sandy says:

    Can our fifth wheel 30 ft fit into campsites 20 or 21?

    1. Camp Ranger says:

      Hi Sandy,

      Campsite 20 can accommodate an RV/trailer up to 50 feet and campsite 21 – up to 45 feet.

  2. The rules state two vehicles per campsite. Does this include a pop trailer? Do you have overflow parking for another car? It also states Maximum 8 people but a 10.00 fee for after six people. Does this include children?

    1. Camp Ranger says:

      Hi Rebecca,
      The two vehicles include a trailer / pop-up trailer. So if you had a car/truck and trailer – that would be 2 vehicles.

      Limit of 2 vehicles per site; additional vehicles are not permitted.
      Reservations can be made three days in advance. All single campsite reservations are good for 6 people and 1 vehicle.
      Maximum number of people per single site is 8 ($10.00 additional charge per person per night after 6 people). Maximum number of vehicles per single site is 2 ($10.00 additional charge for 2nd vehicle per night). Extra vehicle and person fees will be charged at the facility.

  3. Donna Matzenbacher says:

    Do you have full hookups

    1. Camp Ranger says:

      Hi Donna,

      There are no hookups (partial or full) at Plaskett Creek State Park.

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Directions:

From San Luis Obispo take Hwy. 1 north aprox. 60 miles to Plaskett Creek Campground. You will pass through Morro Bay, Cayucas, Cambria, San Simeon, Ragged Point and Gorda (4 miles north of Gorda). From Monterey take Hwy. 1 south aprox. 55 miles to Plaskett Creek Campground. You will pass through Carmel, the town of Big Sur and Lucia (8 miles south of Lucia).

Amenities
  • BBQ Grills
  • Campsite Tables
  • Drinking Water
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Grills
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms (Flush Toilets, Vault Toilets)
  • Wood
Activities
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Walking Trails
  • Wilderness Area
  • Wildlife Viewing
Regions
  • Big Sur
  • California State Beach
  • Northern California
  • ocean
  • West
Campsite Types
  • RV
  • Tent
Best Campsites:

#24, but all are nice!

Season:

Year Round

Elevation:

150

# of Campsites:

44