El Capitan State Beach, California

3.7
#129 of 228 in Beaches in California
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  • El Capitan State Beach has parking, restrooms and other facilities with an easy walk right down to the beach. It is an attractive California beach with nice flat walking and awesome views of the Chann...  more »
  • It's nice way to down the day and see a sunset.....the only thing is that not all the shower are on....its the only reason I gave it a 3 ....but a nice place to camp  more »
  • The kids again wanted to get wet and play in the sand. We had to pay $10.00 just to get access to the beach. Which i think is too much. You can also camp there. I did not like that there was a lot of ...  more »
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  • Watch out of you have a trailer. Spaces are very short. We had a horrible spot. Had to keep the truck right beside the trailer so it was on the pavement. We got scolded for it being slightly off.Couldn't open the back door and we had a very high step into the front door. I am disabled so it was very hard! Site was nice, very shaded. The fire rings are on the other side of the trailer. Not convenient. The campground does allow dogs but only in the camping area. NO where else. Beings there were 2 pitbulls not leashed we had no where to walk our small dog and felt she was safe. We won't go back. Great for tents however.
  • Very beautiful beaches beautiful setting safe Campground very clean very friendly Campground host.
  • The camping RV sites are nice. The sites are not cleaned well though between users. The showers are not cleaned well. When does the campground store open? There is no RV waste dump site here which is a hassle! The camp site hosts have full hookups yet the paying public can't dump their waste! Don't come here for the beach - go to Refugio for a slightly better experience. No RV waste dump at Refugio either!
  • Best campground in southern California
  • $53 a night no hook ups next to the hwy and train but the view of the islands are remarkable
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