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Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area

Pier Avenue, Oceano, CA
+1 805-473-7220
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“oceano dunes” (12 reviews)
“off road” (7 reviews)
“rent atvs” (7 reviews)
Pier Avenue, Oceano, CA
+1 805-473-7220
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had so much fun driving my jeep! First time to experience driving in the dunes and driving in the beach! What a wonderful experience!

Thank kymmySant
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Well maintained. Clean and adequate police patrol and protection. Well controlled beach and crowd control

Thank niceguy9mm
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We visited Oceano dunes beach on a Tuesday and had so much fun. We parked on the beach, pulled out our lawn chairs, walked on the beach in ankle to knee deep waves. Found alot of cool sand dollars. It was not very crowded at...More

Thank Javier G
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Took my honey and my doggies on beach it was awesome. Great to just park and unload everything. Just sitting and looking out the windshield is awesome.

Thank Teresa T
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Fun time, great dunes. The authorities keep this place under control so a fun time can be had by all.

Thank Duchess_and_Dumb4ss
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We were short on time while driving through the area and had a rental vehicle, so we did not actually go out onto the sand ourselves, but we did want to see it and check out the hype. We just pulled in a little way...More

Thank Shawni_and_Buck
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This is an awesome place to come out and enjoy a sunset or just play at the beach. The off road experience is unforgettable.

Thank giff64
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Pay a $5 state park fee and drive your own vehicle on the beach, right at the water's edge for miles. My daughter and I drove about a mile south and then stopped and collected sand dollars. We saw a few families with picnics. I...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Can't figure out why driving on the beach is allowed but it seems to be a popular activity for all sorts of people and vehicles. We were told that this is the only vehicle access beach in California so it was interesting to see this...More

Thank SueFromWinnipeg
Reviewed 16 February 2017

When it is not crowded, this is a fantastic place to camp and ride. The views are beautiful and the dunes are fun to ride. When not crowded, the restroom facilities are clean and the whole atmosphere is very relaxed. BUT, the riding area is...More

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4 April 2015|
Response from Pavan V | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. This is an ATV vehicle riding area, I don't believe camping is allowed.