Santa Cruz North / Costanoa KOA

2001 Rossi Road at Hwy 1

Pescadero, CA 94060

Reserve: 800-562-9867

Info: 650-879-7302

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Tent Reviews

Jul 27, 2014
Jul 26, 2014
We had a great time at the Santa Cruz North KOA. We tent camped and our children enjoyed the grassy tent area. We also liked the proximity to the tide pools and the views of the ocean and the lighthouse.
Jul 24, 2014
I enjoyed the experience. Everyone was friendly and it was clean. I will definitely be considering it a place to stay the next time in the area.
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Jul 18, 2014
WE LOVED OUR TIME AT THE CAMPGROUND! SO MUCH TO DO WITHIN THE PARK AND CLOSE BY....THE WEATHER IS UNPREDICTABLE-ITS NICE TO HAVE SO MANY OTHER THINGS TO DO NEARBY IF THE WEATHER IS CRUMMY! THE COUPLE THAT GREETED US/CHECKED US IN WERE SOOOOOOO VERY NICE!! THAT IS ALWAYS THE BEST START TO ANY VACATION!! THANK YOU!
Jul 16, 2014
Jul 14, 2014
Great place! Perfect for us, who needed extra amenities on our first camping trip with little ones. I can see if you are seeking solitude this is NOT the place though. Overall, what we expected and loved it!
Jul 14, 2014
Tent Camping in the Meadow area seems like a bit of an afterthought. Getting water is a bit of a hike and it's not clear at the outset where exactly one should go. Beyond that and the hike to the comfort stations, the staff was great and did their best to cope with the near full park over the week-end. All in all, a very good place to stay close to the coast.
Jul 13, 2014
very nice location, short walk to the ocean. Hot showers, quiet except for the yipping dogs tethered to motorhomes, Store not much. There is a tricky "conservation fee" a way to tack an extra $5 on each nights stay, which is annoying. Just charge what is fair and avoid the "fees"
Jul 13, 2014
This was our first camping trip with tents... I can say all 17 of us had the best time ever. Easy, affordable, and FUN!!!
Jul 11, 2014
Site is in incredible location and with great options, tent camping, RVs, lodge, cabins. Trails from campground and Ano Nuevo state park so close by. Staff super accommodating and nice! only comment is that showerhead in women's bathroom was falling apart- otherwise nice clean bathrooms. I would definitely return
Jul 10, 2014
bummer no pool. an animal knocked over trash can at bathroom & left a big mess at entrance. The shower head in bathroom was broken, it was very difficult to take a shower with just a hose. I still had fun and will return, thank you.
Jul 09, 2014
It's lovely, but could use a bit more vegetation to provide privacy at the sites. I think they are working on it. Gorgeous area!
Jul 07, 2014
We had an amazing time at Costanoa Koa. We camped, and although it was a little cold, we still enjoyed our stay. We hiked to the beach which was GORGEOUS. We also went down to Ano Nuevo Park and saw the elephant seals. It was a long hike esp for little children, but the views are heaven. We will be making this our new annual family trip! Next time around we will stay in the cabins!
Jul 06, 2014
The staff is kind, the restrooms very clean and the landscape awesome.
Jul 03, 2014
We just love Costanoa!!! Wonderful folks run the campground and it is very family friendly. Great trails and easy camping.
Jul 03, 2014
Jul 02, 2014
Jul 02, 2014
Stayed 2 nights at the group tent campsite (Ohlone Gardens) and great times were had by all! Took advantage of short distance to beach, food service, and bathrooms/hot showers. The weather was interesting (SUPER windy on Saturday and very sunny on Sunday morning) but keeps you on your toes. Will be back next year!
Jul 02, 2014
The location was great along Hwy 1 and was right in the middle of wilderness and the beautiful coastline. Given the rustic nature of the campground, I could overlook the bathrooms which were a little less than pristine.
Jul 02, 2014
Jul 02, 2014
Loved the Cascade restaurant!
Jul 02, 2014
Pleasant surprise!!!! Wonderful place to stay!!!
Jul 02, 2014
Great to hear the ocean waves crashing on shore.
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Jul 02, 2014
So many people
Jun 09, 2014
Everything was clean and working. Great place to stay!
Jun 08, 2014
Noisy campground with campers ignoring curfew time.
May 29, 2014
Love KOA kampgrounds. They are the best, my favorite.
May 27, 2014
This is our second time to visit this campsite. We loved the facility, the setting and the service. WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THIS KOA AND WILL MAKE OUR ANNUAL VISIT TO THIS CAMP from now on... Duc D. Le and Families
May 25, 2014
The staff were helpful and friendly. The bathrooms were clean and comfortable. The tent camp site was well maintained. The amenities were very nice. I camped at the Meadow. The only thing I didn't like was the construction equipment that rumbled by the Meadow quite a few times in the mornings. Very noisy. It woke us up. It also raised clouds of smelly dirt & manure that covered our tent.
May 25, 2014
Verry expensive. Beside of that the rest is pretty perfect.
May 25, 2014
Beautiful location, great facility and great staff. Unfortunately not all otbers around us were very courteuis campers. We were in the lighthouse meadow, and some folks pulled up in atruck around midnite, left their lights on whils they set up a tent, & their use of language and their volume was quite ddisturbing. Their language continued in the morning so we packed up and left.
May 19, 2014
Great place! Our son rented a bike for the day and rode all around. The horse riding was great as well. Everything was well-organized and friendly. Loved loved loved the Pine Tent. The outdoor chess set was hugely popular. Almost always in use -- my son and I couldn't get to it until the third day. I recommend repainting the board and replacing the pieces. Maybe even get a second one!
May 13, 2014
The campgrounds are beautiful, bathrooms were clean, and the staff was really nice. The tent area is on the edge of the property and was extremely windy and cold. The tent area is basically an open field with a few picnic tables. It's mostly maintained but there was quite a bit of poison oak in the tent area.
May 12, 2014
The Costanoa KOA was awesome! Although the wind was howling most of the time, there is easy access to inland hiking trails where the wind died down and the temperatures rose. This KOA is perfect for kite surfers since Waddell Beach is only minutes away!
May 12, 2014
May 07, 2014
Beautiful spot, good grass for your the tent. Missing some amenities for tent campers (water close by, kitchen)
May 05, 2014
We had a great stay. The only thing I would comment on is that your website says each site includes a wood platform and picnic table, but our site was a patch of grass and it appeared most other sites were the same.
May 05, 2014
Definitely coming back again!!!
May 05, 2014
The campground is staffed by friendly folks. The bathrooms and clean. I enjoy the dry sauna and the fire pits. I have camped here 4 years in a row and unfortunately the weather has been cold and foggy every time.
May 04, 2014
We love Costanoa and go every Easter. One thing I noticed this year, unfortunately, were quite a few signs of deferred maintenance. This is probably more on Coastanoa than the KOA, however.
May 04, 2014
Great location, very windy that day. We will come back
Apr 19, 2014
Quiet, beautiful, great trails, cool to have wifi and electricity. Would appreciate more reasonable onsite food options.
Apr 16, 2014
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