Arroyo Seco Campground


Area Status: Open
[image] Arroyo Seco Campground

**Alert** June 1, 2022 - This campground and day use area is experiencing a temporary water outage. Please bring all the water you’ll need for your visit, including drinking water.

Developed campground, accessible sites; two small lakes in the area. Arroyo Seco River runs by the campground.

Modern campsites allow only one vehicle per single site or two vehicles per double site. Extra vehicles are $10.00 per vehicle and will be paid upon arrival. There are water hydrants throughout the campground and close to all sites (currently not accessible due to water outage). All sites are large enough to accommodate any size RV, however, please be aware that there are no electrical, water, or sewer hook-ups available and there is no dump station on site. All sites have a picnic table, fire ring, and a pedestal barbecue grill. The modern camping area offers paved sites, coin operated showers (currently not available) and flushable toilets (currently not available), which are handicap accessible.

Single campsite accomodate 6-8 people. Double campsites accomodate 12-16 people.

  • Modern Single Campsite - $30 per site, per night, Double Campsite - $60 per site, per night.

Primitive campsites allow only one vehicle per single site or two vehicles per double site. Extra vehicles are $10.00 per vehicle and will be paid upon arrival. There are water hydrants throughout the campground and close to all sites (currently not available). All sites have a picnic table, fire ring, and pedestal barbecue grill. The primitive camping area offers pit toilets.

  • Primitive Single Campsite - $25 per site, per night, Double Campsite - $50 per site, per night.

Group Campground by reservation only through www.recreation.gov or 1-877-444-6777

  • $125/night (50 people, 10 cars including in the price) $10/nigiht per extra vehicle

Reservations: www.recreation.gov .

(6 campsites) are on a first-come, first-serve basis

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Campground check-in time: 3:00pm, check-out time: 12:00 noon. Quiet Hours: 10:00 pm – 6:00 am. The day use facility offers water hydrants, flushable toilets (currently not available), picnic tables, fire rings, and 3 large covered patios. Summer hours are from 9am until 6pm. Winter hours are from 9am until 4pm. Day use/picnic fee parking: $10/vehicle. 
Reservations: Reservations: www.recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Parking
Fees:

Single campsite accomodate 6-8 people. Double campsites accomodate 12-16 people.

  • Modern Single Campsite - $30 per site, per night
  • Double Campsite - $60 per site, per night.
  • Primitive Single Campsite - $25 per site, per night
  • Double Primitive Campsite - $50 per site, per night.
  • Group Campground - $125 per site, per night.
Interagency Senior or Access Pass entitles pass holder to 50% off of camping fee only—not for day use. Day use fee: $10/day or display the Parks Management (PMC) Annual Pass, Information about purchasing the Annual PMC Pass can found at www.campone.com. Camp Host sells firewood and sells drinking water when it's available.
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Spring
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: 14 day maximum stay.
Closest Towns: Greenfield, Soledad and King City
Water: 6/1/2022 - Arroyo Seco Recreation area is experiencing a temporary water outage. Bring water
Restroom: Portable Restrooms only at this time - there is no water in the restrooms. No showers
Passes: Interagency Senior or Access Pass entitles pass holder to 50% off of camping fee. 
Operated By: Managed by Parks Management Company (PMC) for the Forest Service. Website: www.campone.com
Information Center: Monterey Ranger District: (831) 242-0619, Mon-Fri, 8am - 430pm or email the Parks Management Company: customerservice@pmcparks.com.

General Information

Directions:

From Highway 101 north, exit at Arroyo Seco road near the city of Greenfield and proceed 16.2 miles to the junction of Carmel Valley Road and Arroyo Seco Road and bear left; the sign at the junction says "Public Campground."

Follow the road 3.4 miles to the campground. From Highway 101 south, south exit at Arroyo Seco road and make an IMMEDIATE LEFT at Elm Ave. (If you get to the "Entering Greenfield" sign you have passed the left turn.)

Follow Elm Street for 6 miles and turn left at the "T" onto Arroyo Seco Road. Proceed 6.5 miles along Arroyo Seco Road to the junction with Carmel Valley Road and bear left; the sign at the junction says "Public Campground." Follow the road 3.4 miles to the campground.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

Picnicking, hiking, fishing, bike riding, camping, relaxing near the Arroyo Seco River.

No. of Sites 49
Reservation Info 877-444-6777 or www.recreation.gov
Fire Information For current fire restrictions, contact the Monterey Ranger District at (831) 385-5434 or visit www.fs.usda.gov/lpnf

Amenities

Camping trailer: Yes
Picnic tables: Yes
Tent camping: Yes
Parking: Additional vehicles for camping and vehicles for Day Use are $10/day
Accessible: Yes

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
36.2347

  Longitude : 
-121.4833