Kirk Creek Campground
**Kirk Creek Campground has re-opened. July 24 through July 31 2023, the campground is only open to first-come, first-served. Begining August 1, the campground will be open for reservations. There will only be 2 campsites open on a first-come, first-serve basis. He strongly recommend making reservations will in advance. Kirk Creek Campground is very popular and books up six months in advance. Reservations are available through Recreation.gov or you can call 1-877-444-6777.
Located on open bluff, 100 feet above sea level. Spectacular views! Recreational Vehicles no longer than 30 feet. There are 40 campsites. (2) campsites are on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Camp host occasionally has drinking water available and firewood. It is best to bring all of your own water.
In campgrounds and picnic areas, dogs mst be kept on a leash. Dogs must wear a collar with current tags, as state and county laws apply on National Forest System lands. and within your control at all times.
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||By reservation. www.recreation.gov $45/night|
|Operational Hours:||Check-in time: 3:00pm, Check-out time: 12:00 noon. Quiet Hours: 10:00pm – 6:00am|
|Reservations:||Reservations: www.recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777. Reservations need to be made 3 or more days in advance. This is a very popular campground and making reservations well in advance is recommended.|
|Area Amenities:||Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets, Parking|
|Fees:||$45.00 per night, per site. Sites accommodate 6-8 people and 2 vehicles allowed per site. Interagency Senior Pass or Access Pass entitles pass holder to 50% discount on camping fee only. Not valid for extra vehicles or day use within campground. Extra vehicle charge of $10.00 per night based on facility rules and regulations and availability Bicycle or walk-in tent camping is $5 per night. Firewood and water can be purchased from camphost available.|
|Best Season:||fall, winter, spring, summer|
|Restrictions:||14 day maximum stay.|
|Closest Towns:||Nearest store in Lucia. Nearest dump station 40 miles south to San Simeon State Park.|
|Passes:||50% off camping price when the Interagency Senior or Access pass is presented to the camphost at the campground or used when making a reservation.|
|Operated By:||Managed by Parks Management Company for the Forest Service|
|Information Center:||Monterey Ranger District Office (831) 385-5434 ext 0|
Take Highway 1, 80 miles North of San Luis Obispo or 35 miles south of the community of Big Sur.
Extra vehicle parking is $10/night.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
Hiking, fishing, beach access.
|No. of Sites||40|
|Reservation Info||33 sites are available to reserve through www.recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777.|
|Current Conditions:||Campground host sells firewood.|
|Parking:||$10/night for extra vehicles|