Joel

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Carpinteria State Beach Carpinteria, CA
941 days ago

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Joel 4 reviews

"Convenient near-beach camping parking lot"

I've been camping for 20+ years and I think this is the first time I could pass my neighbor a beer without either of us exiting our RVs. I arrived too late to really enjoy the beach; I was just looking for a safe and legal place to park for the... Read more

974 days ago

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Joel 4 reviews

"Cramped and noisy"

Upon arrival, I was greeted by incredibly helpful and friendly staff. Having no reservation, they quickly found me an unreserved space for the night. Upon arriving at the actual site, I discovered that they gave me what might be the best, most... Read more

997 days ago

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Joel 4 reviews

"Registration procedure is a bit whacky but the park is quite nice"

The park was spotless and the neighbors quiet. Rolling in without a reservation requires a goofy process of walking to a self-service registration area where one finds a list of unreserved spaces for the day. This list seems to be static... Read more

1018 days ago

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Joel 4 reviews

"Beautiful area but a bit noisy"

Campsites are surprisingly close to the interstate. Bathroom was a bit drab and one of the two stalls out of service. Only a few sites appeared to be level.
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Carpinteria State Beach
Carpinteria, CA
"Convenient near-beach camping parking lot"
"Cramped and noisy"
"Registration procedure is a bit whacky but the park is quite nice"
"Beautiful area but a bit noisy"
South carlsbad state beach
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