Plaskett Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

[image] Plaskett Creek

Campsites nestled among large Monterey Pines. Walking distance to San Dollar Beach and the Willet hiking trail. There are 44 campsites. (2 campsites) are on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Reservations through  or call 1-877-444-6777. 

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: By reservation through or first-come, first-served
Operational Hours: Campground check-in time: 3:00pm, check-out time: 12:00 noon. Quiet Hours: 10:00pm – 6:00am. 
Reservations: Reservations:  or call 1-877-444-6777. Reservations need to be made at least 3 days in advance. This is a popular campground and making reservations well in advance is recommened. 
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $35.00 per night. Sites accommodate 6-8 people and 2 vehicles allowed per site (one vehicle is included in the price of the campsite). Each additional vehicle is $10.00 per night. Bike or walk-in camping fee is $5.00 per person. Interagency Senior and Access Pass entitle pass holder to 50% off camping fees only. Not valid for day use within campground or extra vehicles.
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: fall, winter, spring
Busiest Season: summer
Restrictions: 14 day maximum stay.
Closest Towns: Nearest store in Lucia. Nearest dump station 40 miles south to San Simeon State Park.
Water: Water Spigots in campground. Camphost does not sell drinking water. Bring your own drinking water
Restroom: Flush toilets, sinks
Passes: Interagency Senior and Access Pass entitle pass holder to 50% off camping fees only. Not valid for day use within campground or extra vehicles.
Operated By: Managed by Parks Management Company for the Forest Service
Information Center: Monterey Ranger District Office 831-242-0619​
406 South Mildred
King City, CA 93930

General Information

Directions: Take Highway 1, 35 miles North of San Simeon State Park. Campground is just off Highway 1 on the inland side of the highway and 60 miles south of Carmel.

Recreation Map

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Hiking, fishing, scenic viewing, and beach access.

Fire InformationCampground host sells firewood. For current fire restrictions, contact the Monterey Ranger District Office at (831) 385-5434 or
No. of Sites44
Reservation InfoReservations: 86% of campsites are now on the reservation system (38 sites)  or you can call 1-877-444-6777.


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Picnic tables Yes
Drinking water Spigots in campground
Toilets Flush toilets, sinks in bathrooms
Parking Yes
Tent camping Yes
Camping trailer Yes
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