Escondido Campground

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed

Camp is located among oak trees and grassland meadow. The Arroyo Seco River is nearby.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Temporarily closed due to the Soberanes Fire. Closed until further notice.
Operational Hours: Periodically closed during wet weather.
Reservations: None
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees None
Restrictions: 14 day maximum stay. No more than 8 people per site
Closest Towns: Greenfield, King City, Salinas
Water: None
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Monterey Ranger District Office (831) 385-5434
406 South Mildred
King City, CA 93930

General Information

Directions: Take Highway 101 to Jolon Road, turn onto Mission Road, to Del Venture Road. Travel 12 miles to the campground. Last 3 miles is unsurfaced.

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Hiking, fishing, camping, hunting (check with California Department of Fish and Wildlife for hunting season in the area), trailhead for Ventana Wilderness.

Reservation Info No reservations. First-come, first-serve
Fire Information No firewood at campground. Bring your own.
No. of Sites 9
Reservation info: None
Best Season: wildflowers are abundant during spring months
Hours of Operation: Quiet Hours: 10:00pm – 6:00am


Camping trailer
Toilets vault
Picnic tables
Tent camping