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SAN ELIJO SB, CA

If you are interested in having a RV delivered and set up on your campsite at San Elijo, Silver Strand, or South Carlsbad State Beach Campgrounds, the following Concessionaires are the approved contract providers: Albert's RV (858) 598-5829, Luv 2 Camp (888) 898-2267, MLG Enterprises...

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Discount Pass must be presented at the time of check in.

Your DMV Disabled Placard/License Plate does not automatically give you a discount on your campsite. You will need to obtain a CA State park-issued Disabled Discount Pass (DDP) or Distinguished Veterans Pass (DVP).

Campground is Site Specific, you will select your site number when you make a reservation at San Elijo.

Silver Strand SB is now on the reservation system. If campsites are not available at San Elijo for the dates of your stay please check Silver Stand's web page for available campsites; Click: HERE

Fees include entry for 1 vehicle and 1 legally towed vehicle or trailer, additional vehicles will be charged per night at the park.

Campers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent, or provide, upon arrival, a letter from a parent granting permission to camp. All juveniles must be in their own campsite after 10 p.m.

  • Reservations available year round.

  • San Elijo Seasonal Closure:

    South End: Sites 1-128 are closed from January 21, 2014 - March 16, 2014

    Campsites will close on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at noon.
    Campsites will re-open on Monday, March 17, 2014 at 2PM for reservations.

    Note: SOUTH END sites will re-open for the following:

    Presidents' Weekend at 2PM on Friday, February 14, 2014 - Tuesday, February 18 at noon.

    North End: Sites 130-171 are closed from November 3, 2013 - January 20, 2014

    Campsites will close on Sunday, November 3, 2013 at noon.
    Campsites will re-open Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 2PM for reservations.

    Note: NORTH END campsites will be re-open for the following:

    Thanksgiving Week at 2PM on Friday, November 22, 2013 - Sunday, December 1, 2013 at noon.
    Christmas / New Year at 2PM on Friday, December 20, 2013 - Sunday, January 5, 2014 at noon.
  • Quiet hours are 10 p.m. - 6 am. Visitors not staying overnight must be out by 10 p.m
  • Generator hours are from 10am-8pm.
  • Campsite is limited to 8 people maximum and is designed for individual family use. Large groups require a special event permit.
  • Take precautions to prevent theft by securing property, such as surfboards, bikes and ice chests.
  • RV hookup sites are limited to 2 vehicles, and all wheels must stay on pavement. Standard sites allow 3 vehicles. There is no parking for more vehicles. A trailer is counted as a vehicle. Park out of roadway behind site number, to allow emergency vehicle access.
  • Animals must be on a leash less than 6 feet at all times and may not be left outside at night and are prohibited on the beach.
  • Alcohol and glass containers are NOT allowed on the beach or beyond your campsite.
  • All park plants are protected. Do not cut or attach items, such as ropes, to any plants.
  • Mid-September to mid-October, adjacent Cardiff State Beach hosts two large annual surfing contests. Contact the campground for dates.
  • Maximum stay during High Season (March - November) is 7 nights. All persons and equipment must vacate for a minimum of 48 hours before beginning another stay.
  • Park Road separates Oceanfront (premium) sites from Inland sites. Ocean sites are on a bluff overlooking beach. Stairs to beach. Sites have no shade.
  • Park Kiosk Hours: Hi season 7 am - 10 pm. Lo season 7 am - 8 pm.
  • Reservations Year Round.
  • WiFi access is currently unavailable.
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** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

Description

If you are interested in having a RV delivered and set up on your campsite at San Elijo, Silver Strand, or South Carlsbad State Beach Campgrounds, the following Concessionaires are the approved contract providers: Albert's RV (858) 598-5829, Luv 2 Camp (888) 898-2267, MLG Enterprises RV Rentals (760) 458-8510, and Travel Time RV (800) 787-3689. No other RV vendors will be allowed to deliver RVs to the Campground.

Season for Peak Fees: 03/01 to 11/30

Located on the San Diego Coast, San Elijo offers swimming, surfing and picnicking. The narrow, bluff-backed stretch of sand has a nearby reef popular with snorklers and divers.

Check the State Parks website for additional information on the weather, suggested day hikes, or to see the park brochure, campground map, park photos, video, and more. Information available will vary from park to park.Click here

Park Kiosk Hours:

  • Hi Season: 7am-10pm
  • Lo Season: 7am-8pm

Booking Window
Wed Oct 01 2014 - Tue Mar 31 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 7 Month(s) in advance.

New dates are released in blocks, 1 Month(s) at a time.

The next on-sale is Wed Oct 01 2014

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Sat Mar 01 2014 Sun Nov 30 2014
Non Peak Mon Dec 01 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
Non Peak Thu Jan 01 2015 Sat Feb 28 2015
Peak Sun Mar 01 2015 Mon Nov 30 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Amphitheater
  • Bilge Pump Station
  • Comfort Station
  • Convenience Store
  • Dock, Accessible
  • Dump Station
  • Fire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Laundry
  • Parking
  • Ranger Station
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Store - Convenience
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Telephone
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Sports and Recreations

Lomas Santa Fe Executive Golf

This course was built on rolling terrain so there will be some uneven lies. The design includes greens that are of medium size, but sloped. There are also at least forty bunkers that come into play
1580 Sun Valley Rd, Solana Beach, CA, 92075
858-755-0195
Distance*: 2.87 miles

Sports and Recreations

Carmel Mountain Ranch Country Club

Carmel Mountain Ranch Country Club affords spectacular panoramic mountain and valley views that provide a magnificent backdrop to this championship, par-71 course. Designed by Ron Fream, this superbly conditioned course challenges golfers of all skill levels. Featuring ponds, streams, barrancas and boulders, one in a bunker.
14050 Carmel Ridge Rd, San Diego, CA, 92128
858-487-9224
Distance*: 12.62 miles

Sports and Recreations

Escondido Country Club

ESCONDIDO COUNTRY CLUB is one of the finest golf courses in the San Diego area, stretching 6,140 yards. The golf course, combined with the complimentary Escondido weather, makes Escondido Country Club San Diegos premier golfers wonderland.
1800 W Country Club Ln, Escondido, CA, 92026
760-746-4212
Distance*: 13.06 miles

Sports and Recreations

Vineyard At Escondido

Take your game on a journey that is equal parts challenge and inspiration. Here pristine wetlands, stunning mountain views, wildlife preserves, lakes, and vineyards speak to a golf experience as versatile as its surroundings and as vibrant as nature itself. The Vineyard at Escondidos par-70 course measures 6,531 yards from the blue tees. The scenic layout winds through acres of verdant wetlands with stunning mountain backdrops.
925 San Pasqual Rd, Escondido, CA, 92025
760-735-9545
Distance*: 13.84 miles

Sports and Recreations

Oceanside Golf Course

This course has thirteen holes that require shots over water. The course is four miles from the beach so expect a nice ocean breeze. The SCPGA Junior Four Ball Championship is held here annually.
825 Douglas Dr, Oceanside, CA, 92054
760-433-1360
Distance*: 15.95 miles

Sports and Recreations

Fountains Executive Course at Welk Resort San Diego

The Fountains is an 18-hole course rated as one of the top ten courses to play in San Diego County. Built on 600 acres of beautifully manicured grounds, the Fountains Golf Course measures over 4,000 yards from the tournament tee markers, posing a challenge to even the low handicap golfer. Yet the resort tee markers provide a relaxing and enjoyable experience for all skill levels.
8860 Lawrence Welk Dr, Escondido, CA, 92026
760-749-3225
Distance*: 16.65 miles

Sports and Recreations

Meadow Lake Golf Course

As one of North San Diego Countys best-kept secrets, Meadow Lake Golf Club encompasses an grand piece of property. Sculpted through rolling hills and century old oak trees, Meadow Lake offers panoramic views of the San Bernardino and San Jacinto mountain ranges. Native chaparral, oak trees and impressive boulders line our lush fairways and roughs. At 6500 yards we offer up to 4 sets of tees to provide golfers of all skill levels a challenging and an enjoyable golf experience.
10333 Meadow Glen Way E, Escondido, CA, 92026
760-749-1620
Distance*: 16.68 miles

Sports and Recreations

Tecolote Canyon Golf Course

Tecolote Canyon is a narrow executive track that will test your scoring irons all day. Though you wont need to pull more than a 7 iron on most of the par 3s, Tecolote makes up for it by making you put the ball on the right side of the greens. Every shot needs to be precise, even on the short par 4s. Greens roll nicely - just make sure they havent recently aerified. Definitely one of the better executive courses in the city. Note that you cant really play only 9 holes here.
2755 Snead Ave, San Diego, CA, 92111
858-279-1600
Distance*: 16.77 miles

Sports and Recreations

Eagle Crest Golf Club

For San Diego Golf, there is no finer than Eagle Crest Golf Club. Eagle Crest Golf Club offers a spectacular setting that abounds with San Diego's natural beauty. In addition to the wildlife preserve that winds through secluded San Pasqual Valley of San Diego County, the course incorporates wildflowers, waterfalls and eight lakes into a challenging, striking design, quickly branding Eagle Crest Golf Club as one of San Diego's finest golf venues.
2492 Old Ranch Rd, Escondido, CA, 92027
760-737-9762
Distance*: 17.28 miles

Sports and Recreations

Castle Creek Golf Club

The par 72 golf course was designed by Jack Daray, whose credits include Olympia Fields CC home of the 2003 US Open. Castle Creek Golf Course challenges the golfer with oak-lined fairways, white sand bunkers, undulating greens and intermittent play over Moosa Creek, adding character and challenge to every hole. The temperate climate and sunny skies of San Diego make this course a year-round golfers paradise.
8797 Circle R Dr, Escondido, CA, 92026
760-749-2422
Distance*: 17.88 miles

Sports and Recreations

Riverwalk Golf Club

Steeped in a rich tradition of golf legends past, Riverwalk Golf Club offers a classic golfing experience like no other. Formerly known as the Stardust Country Club, the course entertained a myriad of golf's legends while hosting the PGA tour during the 50s and 60s. Now, golfers will once again be treated to the challenge and drama of the original course at the newly reborn Riverwalk. What was once flat now features undulating fairways, waterfalls and well-protected bentgras.
1150 Fashion Valley Rd, San Diego, CA, 92108
619-296-4653
Distance*: 18.9 miles

Sports and Recreations

Mt. Woodson Golf Club

Set amidst ancient towering oaks, huge granite boulders and sparkling lakes, Mt. Woodson Golf Club features breathtaking mountain and valley views. The Classic Schmidt-Curley design offers challenging play in one of the region's most dramatic golf course settings. Steep changes in elevation add to the special character of each hole and are captured with names such as Drop Off, The Chute, Razor's Edge and The Plunge.
16422 N Woodson Dr, Ramona, CA, 92065
760-788-3555
Distance*: 19.16 miles

Sports and Recreations

Woods Valley Golf Club

Woods Valley Golf Club features an 18-hole regulation course. The front nine opened in early 2003 and the back nine followed in November of the same year. The generous fairways are largely open, with a few trees scattered throughout the course. The greens are large, undulating and can be a challenge to putt. Water comes into play on a few holes, and bunkers are few, but well placed. There are four sets of tees to challenge all skill levels.
14616 Woods Valley Rd, Valley Center, CA, 92082
760-751-3007
Distance*: 19.65 miles

Sports and Recreations

The Golf Club of California

The Golf Club of California was created to raise San Diego golf to new heights while providing an extraordinary private Southern California golf experience exclusively for members and their guests. The course was designed to naturally integrate with ancient oaks, majestic sycamores, towering eucalyptus trees and beautiful red-top grasses that line the manicured fairways and undulating greens.
3742 Flowerwood Ln, Fallbrook, CA, 92028
760-451-3737
Distance*: 21.08 miles

Sports and Recreations

Mission Trails Golf Course

Experience a unique blend of scenery as the course traverses the valley on the first nine holes, and wanders the shores of Lake Murray on the second nine.
7380 Golfcrest Pl, San Diego, CA, 92119
619-460-5400
Distance*: 21.11 miles

Sports and Recreations

Cottonwood Golf Club -Ivanhoe course

Cottonwood Golf Club is fortunate enough to have 2 championship golf courses. The rolling hills of San Diego's East County are the magnificent backdrop for 36 holes of championship golf. Both courses wind through large groves of cottonwood trees offering scenic beauty and a challenge to every level of golfer. Players are able to enjoy beautifully conditioned fairways and 36 of the best greens in the county.
3121 Willow Glen Dr, El Cajon, CA, 92019
800-455-1902
Distance*: 28.94 miles

Sports and Recreations

Cottonwood Golf Club - Lakes course

Cottonwood Golf Club in El Cajon invites all to their BBQ Scramble on Mondays on their Ivanhoe Course. The next event is scheduled for Monday Aug 13th! Starting with a 5:00 pm Shotgun, it's a fun four person outing where you can make your own foursome or you can get paired with a group. Your fee of $40 per person includes your Green Fee, Cart for 9 Holes, Range Balls, a Fantastic BBQ Dinner and Prizes to follow. Dinner gets served at 7:30pm.
3121 Willow Glen Drive, El Cajon, CA, 92019
800-455-1902
Distance*: 28.94 miles

Sports and Recreations

Chula Vista Municipal Golf Course

Offering a long and challenging layout from the back tees, Chula Vista is a demanding municipal golf course with the Sweetwater River and three lakes coming into play on 15 holes. With four tee settings and gently rolling fairways, players of all skill levels will find Chula Vista to be an enjoyable experience. A newly renovated full-service restaurant and catering facility will be open for tournament and non-golf events.
4475 Bonita Rd, Bonita, CA, 91902
619-479-4141
Distance*: 29.17 miles

Sports and Recreations

Salt Creek Golf Club

The Salt Creek Golf Club brings links style golf to the natural terrain of San Diego County. Located beneath the shadows of Mt. Miguel and adjacent to a State Wildlife preserve, Salt Creek offers a unique golf experience to all levels of players. Salt Creeks commitment to quality and service will ensure that everyone from the individual player to the large group outing will receive an exceptional day of golf.
525 Hunte Pkwy, Chula Vista, CA, 91914
619-482-4666
Distance*: 31.27 miles

Sports and Recreations

Eastlake Country Club

This Ted Robinson-designed course is highlighted by 1,800 trees, six lakes (three with waterfalls) and 72 sand traps. A uniquely designed open-air pavilion makes Eastlake the perfect choice for your next tournament or outing. Located minutes from downtown San Diego, Eastlake recently opened a newly renovated pro shop and offers golf schools as well as private instruction.
2375 Clubhouse Dr, Chula Vista, CA, 91915
619-482-5757
Distance*: 32.7 miles
*All Distances shown are as-the-crow-flies (measured as a straight line between two points). See Driving Directions for approximate driving distances.
Fees and Cancellation Policies
Getting There
San Elijo State Beach extends along Coast Highway 101, 3/4 mile north from San Elijo Lagoon's entrance channel, near the community of Cardiff-by-the-Sea.
Exit Interstate 5 at Encinitas Blvd, head WEST. Turn LEFT on So. Coast Hwy. Follow the Coast Highway south, about 2 miles.
Mailing Address:
2680 Carlsbad Blvd
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

SAN ELIJO SB
2050 SO COAST HWY 101
CARDIFF  CA  92007

Phone Number:

Project Office: (760)753-5091
Additional Information