Hi Mountain Campground

Area Status: Open
Hi Mountain Campground sign

Nestled in large grove of oaks. Close to the Santa Lucia and Garcia Wildernesses. Recreational vehicles up to 16 feet.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Adventure Pass required to camp
Operational Hours: Quiet Hours: 10:00pm – 6:00am
Reservations: None. First-come, first-serve
Fees: The Adventure Pass  or Annual Interagency Pass, Senior Interagency Pass, or Interagency Access Pass is required for Hi Mountain Campground. Adventure Passes can be purchased at Big 5 Sporting Goods stores. Check with the Big 5 Sporting Goods store nearest you to find out if they sell Adventure Passes. Day passes are $5 and annual passes are $30 a year.
Permit Info: Adventure Pass ($5/day or $30/year), or Annual Interagency Pass, Senior Interagency Pass, or Interagency Access Pass.
Open Season: January - December
Usage: Light-Medium
Best Season: spring, fall
Restrictions: Pack out all trash. 14 day stay limit.
Closest Towns: Santa Margarita, Atascadero
Water: None
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Santa Lucia Ranger District
1616 No. Carlotti Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 925-9538

General Information

Directions: From San Luis Obispo: Hwy 101, 8 miles north, Hwy 58, 3 miles east, Pozo Rd. 16 miles southeast, Forest road 30S05, 4 miles southwest. Alternate route: 10 miles northeast of Arroyo Grande Forest Service Station off Pozo-Hi Mountain Rd. Note: Forest Road 30S05 may be impassable when Salinas River is high, use alternate route as noted.

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Campground Camping

Hunting, near access to Santa Lucia and Garcia Wilderness, off-highway vehicle opportunities.

No. of Sites 11
Reservation Info None
Fire Information For current fire restrictions, contact the Santa Lucia Ranger District at (805) 925-9538 or visit www.fs.usda.gov/lpnf

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