Santa Margarita Lake Campground California

4695 Santa Margarita Lake Road
Santa Margarita, California 93453
805 788-2401

Santa Margarita Lake Campground is a San Luis Obispo County facility and has 60 standard campsites (no hookups) in four different camping areas (Coyote, Roadrunner, Grey Pine and Osprey). Roadrunner campsites are tent only. Primitive boat in campsites are also available at Sapwi and Khus campgrounds. Group camping is also available.

Osprey campsites (1-10) are located near the lake and the other camping areas are further away. Some Coyote campsites have views of the water. Each campsite also has a table, fire ring and grate. None have hookups.

Campground amenities include drinking water, flush and vault toilets, a swimming pool, amphitheater, picnic areas, marina/store, boat ramp, an equestrian day staging area and multi-use trails. Firewood is also available for sale at the campground.

Santa Margarita Lake – Area Recreation & Activities

Outdoor recreation includes boating, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, swimming (swimming pool only), hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, picnicking and wildlife viewing.

You may also like Morro Bay State Park down by the coast. Cerro Alto is also about an hour away.

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Best Campsites

Osprey 1-9, Roadrunner 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, Coyote 2, 7, 11 and Grey Pine 9

Campsite Types
  • ADA
  • Group
  • Hike/Bike
  • Primitive
  • RV
  • Trailer
  • Walk-To

Year Round



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  • Amphitheater
  • BBQ Grills
  • Boat Launch/Ramp
  • Boat Rental
  • Camp Store
  • Campground Host
  • Campsite Tables
  • Dock
  • Drinking Water
  • Electrical Hookup
  • Equestrian Facilities
  • Equestrian trail
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood Available
  • Grills
  • Ice
  • Marina
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Ranger Station
  • Recycling Center
  • Restrooms (Vault Toilets)
  • Backpacking
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Boating (non motorized)
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Kayaking
  • Lake
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Swimming Pool
  • Walking Trails
  • Wildlife Viewing

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