San Simeon State Park

San Simeon State Park


Location:35 miles north of San Luis Obispo on Highway 1 and 5 miles south of the Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument.
Facilities:134 developed campsites (tent or RV; some sites @di), 68 primitive campsites (some sites @di), showers, restrooms (é), picnic areas, boat ramps, hiking trails (portion @di).
Activities:Camping, boating, kayaking, fishing, hiking.
Special Features:The coastal bluffs and promontories of this scenic park offer unobstructed views of the ocean and rocky shore. The park includes three natural preserves and is a convenient place to camp for Hearst Castle visitors. (See separate entry for description of Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument.)
Address:c/o San Luis Obispo Coast District Office
750 Hearst Castle Rd
San Simeon, CA 93452

Phone:805-927-2020
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=590
Size: 2,281 acres.

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Bull elephant seals spar at Hearst San Simeon State Park on the Central Coast of California.
Auction items include two tickets to tour Hearst Castle at San Simeon State Park, camping and day-use passes for state parks, a winery tour and wine from Antelope Valley Winery, and a photograph by wildlife photographer Frank Walkinstein.
One of the best day-hikes starts along the boardwalk at San Simeon State Park and heads into forests of Monterey pines and onetime ranchland.
My aunt Lyn planned it all, right down to the surprise adventure: sea kayaking at San Simeon State Park, near Hearst Castle.