Los Padres National Forest
Cerro Alto Campground is a well-known hiking and mountain biking paradise. It is located a short distance from the sandy beaches of Morro Bay, where visitors enjoy surfing, fishing, kayaking, sailing, scuba diving and more. While the campground offers a serene, relaxed environment, both Morro Bay…
Located on the central coast of California only 15 minutes from the ocean in the Los Padres National Forest, Cerro Alto is a semi-primitive campsite. Open to RVs and tents, this campground has running water and pit toilets. Cerro Alto Campground is a great stop for those looking for a primitive…
- Walk-InPark in a lot, walk to your site.
- Hike-InBackcountry sites.
- Tent Sites
- RV Sites
- Standard (Tent/RV)
- Tent Cabin
- ADA Access
- Picnic Table
- Phone Service
- Drinking Water
- Electric Hookups
- Water Hookups
- Big Rig Friendly
We had such a wonderful time staying 3 nights at Cerro Alto campground. Most sites are spaced for privacy. Very quite & peaceful. Easy access to hiking trails (Cerro Alto summit) from campsite. About a 20 min drive to Morro Bay/ Morro Rock. Pit toilets. No showers.
Only issue we encountered…
Camped here 11-28-21, the current camp hosts were out of control, yelling, aggressive, and just rude all around. Definitely acting in what would be called an altered mental status. If there was a polite host or even one that didn’t have a desire to abuse the little power they were given the place…
Campground was easy to get to from main road. Close to Morro Bay. Campground had access to Cerro Alto Summit which had 360 views at the top. Bathrooms were clean and 2 locations on site.
Cerro Alto Campground is located in California
From Atascadero, CA, take State Rt. 41 west 6.9 miles to campground sign (sign is tucked into hillside). Turn left into campground.