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Oceano Dunes SVRA

RangersTelephone:  (805) 473-7230
District Office Operating Hours: Open 8-5, 7 days a week

Emergency Information
For emergency, dial 9-1-1

Ranger Station: (805) 473-7220
County of San Luis Obispo

Closest City: Oceano

Recorded Park Information Line: (805) 473-7223

Oceano Dunes Entrance Locations
North Park Entrance
End of Grand Avenue
Grover Beach CA
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South Park Entrance
End of Pier Avenue
Oceano CA
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Camping on the Beach

Camping on the beach at Oceano Dunes SVRA is $10.00 per day per vehicle. You can make advance reservations at Reserve America. (Park Name is "Oceano Dunes SVRA") or call 1-800-444-7275.

If you do not plan to camp on the beach you can purchase a day pass at the ranger station. Day pass fees are $5.00 and good until 11pm. If you are caught with a day pass after 11pm a $270 fine will be accessed by the Ranger(s).


You are responsible to know park rules and regulations. All provisions of the California Vehicle Code are enforced. Upon entering each SVRA check at the front kiosk for current rules and regulations.

  1. 15mphSpeed limit is 15 MPH on the beach and within 50' of any camp or group of people. California's Basic Speed Law applies in the dune area: Don't drive faster than is safe for conditions.
  2. Laws that pertain to driving under the influence of alcohol are exactly the same for off-highway as they are for on-highway. Don't drink and drive.
  3. Towing of any object other than another motor vehicle is prohibited.
  4. Motor vehicles must stay out of vegetated areas.
  5. Each unlicensed OHV/ATV operator must be under the immediate supervision of a licensed adult and must be capable of operating all vehicle control mechanisms.
  6. Unlicensed OHV/ATV operators, with or without a safety certificate, are prohibited from operating a vehicle during nighttime hours or outside the designated OHV area.
  7. This is a BIG NO NOATV operators under the age of 18 must possess an appropriate safety certificate or be supervised by an adult who possess a safety certificate.
  8. All sections included in Division 16.5 of the California Vehicle Code "Off-Highway Vehicles" apply in the designated OHV area.
  9. All ATV riders must wear an approved helmet.
  10. No passengers are allowed on three- or four-wheeled ATVs.
  11. If your driving privilege is suspended or revoked , you may not operate a motor vehicle off road
  12. Do not enter the ocean with your vehicle.

Map of Oceano Dunes SVRA

Map of Oceano Dunes SVRA


News Flash

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  • Overland Journal

    Overland Journal, the hub of all overland expeditions just donated a 1 year subscription, Overland Journal cap and their Spring and Summer 2016 magazine for the event!

  • Low Range Off-Road

    Low Range Off-Road has just donated a set of Ubolt Flip Kits with Sumo Spring Bumpstops, 2 Hub Shift Knobs, One Weld On Diff Guard, Wed on Front Axle Truss and 4 Gift Packages that each contain a shirt, mug and $50 gift card.


  • Warn Industries Inc
    has just donated a Driving Light Set for the raffle!

  • The dates for the 2016 Pismo Jamboree is scheduled for September 23 - 25, 2016. Please save the date and see you at Oceano Dunes SVRA!