Dawn to sunset
San Elijo State Beach
NOTICE: The Camp Store and Laundry facility at San Elijo SB is currently closed. California State Parks is actively working through the bid process for the Camp Store at San Elijo State Beach. During this period, we continue to sell firewood at the entrance station. We thank our visitors for their patience and continued support. We are in the concession contract selection process and look forward to find vendors that will provide the best quality services to our visitors. We anticipate that the store will re-open before Spring, 2020.
San Elijo State Beach Lifeguard Headquarters
Beginning May 2018-October 2019, California State Parks will be constructing the new Lifeguard Headquarters building at San Elijo State Beach. For more information click here.
Below are current photos of the construction.
Located on the San Diego Coast, San Elijo State Beach offers camping, swimming, surfing, showers and picnicking. The narrow, bluff-backed stretch of sand has a nearby reef popular with snorkelers and divers.
A camp store and snack bar located near the campground entrance operates March through December and provides all the amenities a camper may need including some RV supplies, boogie boards, firewood.
2050 S Coast Hwy 101
Exit Interstate 5 at Encinitas Blvd., head WEST.
Turn LEFT on So. Coast Hwy. Follow the Coast Hwy. south, about 2 miles.
- LAZ Parking California, LLC of San Diego (Parking Lot Management)
- Travel Time RV, Inc. (Camp trailer rentals)
- LUV-2-CAMP, LLC (Camp trailer rentals)
- Albert's RV Rental (Camp trailer rentals)
- MLG Enterprises RV Rental, LLC (Camp trailer rental)