Primitive Camping in Crystal Cove State Park

Primitive Camping Route Map

Camping in the Lower Moro,  Upper Moro, and Deer Canyon Campsites

  • This is not beach camping. All Crystal Cove Primitive tent sites are accessible only by foot, and require at least a 3 mile hike inland from the parking lot.

  • No drinking water is available, all belongings and trash must be packed in and packed out with you.

  • There are no wood or charcoal fires permitted in the park. Only backpack stoves are permitted.

  • No pets are allowed

  • Fees include entry for 1 vehicle. Any additional vehicle will be $15 per night.

  • Park is open year-round.

  • All reservations are made through Reserve California, you can visit them at or call 1-800-444-7275. Reservations can be made 48 hours to 7 months in advance.  Check-in/Check-out is at 9am Daily.

Click here for campground map.