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South Carlsbad State Parks on the Beach - Guide to South Carlsbad State Beach

South Carlsbad State Beach in South Carlsbad, California

South Carlsbad State Beach in Carlsbad, California (in San Diego County)

South Carlsbad State Beach is a beach located in Carlsbad, California.
Known for being a place for swimming, surfing, skin diving, fishing, and picnicking, the campground, which is led by the stairway from the beach, is very popular during the summer.
This beach is located immediately south of Carlsbad State Beach.

This San Diego beach features swimming, surfing, skin diving, fishing and picnicking. The large bluff-top campground is very popular, especially in summer. Stairs lead to the beach.

For more information on South Carlsbad State Beach Brochure print this sheet.

Surfing in South Carlsbad State Beach

Surfing in South Carlsbad State Beach in Carlsbad, California

Surfing Carlsbad State Beach in Carlsbad, California

For surf camp information visit Eli Howard Surf Camp call 760-809-3069 or visit

Camping in South Carlsbad State BeachPictures of Hiking trail in South Carlsbad State Beach in Santa Cruz, California

Picture of South Carlsbad State Beach in Carlsbad, California

This popular bluff-top campground is located 3 miles south of Carlsbad, 50 miles north of San Diego. Stairs lead to the beach.

Campground Address
7201 Carlsbad Blvd.
Carlsbad, CA 92008
NOTE: The campground entrance is not accessible directly from Poinsettia Ln. Drivers must continue NORTH on CARLSBAD BLVD and make the first legal U-Turn at Breakwater Rd.

A camp store located near the campground entrance operates March through October and provides all the amenities a camper may need including some RV supplies, boogie boards, firewood, and fishing gear.

Campground showers---TOKEN operated. Token machines at ranger station and campfire center. Tokens available upon check-in

VEHICLE PARKING: Vehicles must be parked within assigned campsite, not on the roadway, in the planted area or beyond the campsite number. Only three licensed vehicles (includes motor cycles/trailers/RVs) are allowed per campsite.

CHECK-OUT TIME is noon. Please leave site clean and on time. Check-in time is 2 p.m. Sorry, no exceptions.

RE-REGISTRATION: If you want to re-register, you must contact the entrance station before 9 a.m. the morning you are due out. Re-registration is not guaranteed.

HOOK-UP SITES: Not available.

SPEED LIMIT: The speed limit is 15 mph. Use good judgment. Children at play!

WI-FI Service: Park visitors with wireless-enabled laptop computers or personal digital assistants (PDAs) may access the Internet. You can access Wi-Fi service if you are within a 150 foot range of the campground office in the park.

TRUCKS: Passengers may not ride in the beds of pick-up trucks (including those with camper shells). California Vehicle Code (CVC) laws apply.

For more South Carlsbad State Beach campground maps and regulations print this sheet.

Location of South Carlsbad State Beach

The South Carlsbad State Beach is located at 33°06'14"N 117°19'10"W. The South Carlsbad State Beach address is 6729-6981 County Highway S21
Carlsbad, CA 92008. South Carlsbad State Beach can be contacted at 760-438-3143.

Here is a driving map to South Carlsbad State Beach.

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Here is a detailed list of other state beaches of California besides South Carlsbad State Beach.

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