Santa Margarita KOA

Open All Year

Reserve: 800-562-5619

Info: 805-438-5618


4765 Santa Margarita Lake Road

Santa Margarita, CA 93453

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Camper Rating 4 out of 5

Based on 1000 Reviews

Campground Reviews

May 28, 2015
Loved every minute
May 27, 2015
A very nice campground with lots of fun activities for the kids. We had a wonderful stay.
May 27, 2015
The bathroom was only cleaned, trashed emptied once during my stay.
May 26, 2015
Staff were friendly and a lot of activities for the kids over Memorial Day weekend. Had my trailer with a full hook up site so didn't have to use the bathroom facilities. They were quite a walk to get to them and didn't feel there were enough toilet and shower stalls to accommodate a full camp ground. Area is very hilly so don't bother bringing your bikes. Don't mind the dirt sites.
May 26, 2015
I met Billy and Bobby goat. That was one of the most memorable parts of the visit. The atmosphere was excellent. The wifi could have been better. The shower head wasn't the best. The night time bbq and star gazing was awesome!
May 26, 2015
Our kids had a wonderful time with the pool and the games. We always enjoy our stay at this KOA
May 26, 2015
Grassy areas for tent sites would be a big plus.. This KOA was too dusty.
May 26, 2015
It was great we had a wonderful time my kids loved it we are definitely planning on our next trip to Santa margarita .
May 25, 2015
Very friendly staff. Enjoyed our site 26. Will definitely go back again
May 24, 2015
Really disappointed that camp sites were so close together. With no privacy. There were other campers right above me. I would not come back to this KOA.
May 18, 2015
A reAl jem I only wish my schedule allowed me to stay longer hopefully the staff found my silver Ring in cabin 14 and have fowrwarde it to my home address along with the cost so I can reimburse them


Thank you for your kind comments. We are happy you enjoyed your stay. We're so sorry that you lost your ring. We will continue to look for it in Cabin 16 where you were registered and in Cabin 14, as you suggested.
May 12, 2015
Beautiful! Love the location for easy exploration of Morro Bay, Atascadero, Paso Robles and San Simeon.
May 11, 2015
May 11, 2015
We had a great stay. Staff was friendly. The kids had a blast on jumping pillow. Only critique is to have trash cans emptied on campers have place to empty trash. By deluxe cabins,cans were full on Friday & didn't have much room to empty trash. Overall, great stay!!
May 11, 2015
Very clean campground, hot showers and clean bathrooms. Neighbors were loud after 10 (wish there was a nightly patrol). Kids complained that wifi sucked, and pool was freezing. However I liked the place and the staff were friendly
May 11, 2015
We had a wonderful time and we will definitely be coming back. All of the staff members were just amazing.
May 10, 2015
need wireless
May 10, 2015
Lovely campground with terracing. Friendly, helpful proprietor. Only negative was cleanliness of restrooms: they weren't cleaned the whole week we were there.
May 07, 2015
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May 04, 2015
May 03, 2015
May 02, 2015
Bathrooms need to be updated or at least cleaned regularly, the laundry washers and dryers need to be replaced and the route through the campsites needs to be graveled and oiled or better yet paved.
Apr 30, 2015
One of our favorite KOA's to visit. Wonderful area that is close to the beach, wineries and the lake. They have a great staff and the campground is well maintained. We will be returning again soon.
Apr 29, 2015
Great staff and very accommodating. Well maintained and can't wait to come back again.
Apr 28, 2015
Great and friendly staff.
Apr 28, 2015
Customer Service and Management were great to work with. Just a pre warning...some of the hills are steep and hard to pull trailers up if you are pulling a trailer and do not have 4 wheel drive. We ran into this problem and saw several others challenged with the same problem while we stayed. Other than that...we had a great time!
Apr 28, 2015
Had a great time!!!
Apr 28, 2015
Awesome newer cabin, great views, great atmosphere.
Apr 27, 2015
This place is so well laid out with too many treasures to name. Everything is clean and well maintained . Then there is the staff who take the time to make sure you have everything you need to ha e a great time .
Apr 27, 2015
Staff was helpful. Lots of space in between camp sites. The Coastal Oak trees beautiful. Goats were friendly. Showers were small.
Apr 27, 2015
Apr 25, 2015
The staff is what stands out the most at this KOA. Clint and Scott provided outstanding service. I will be recommending this KOA to friends and family and look forward to staying again for future vacations.
Apr 24, 2015
Quiet, shady spot - exactly what I asked for. : )
Apr 22, 2015
While the weather turned cold and we could not stay as long as we wanted, the camp was very nice and the workforce people were very nice.
Apr 21, 2015
Cabin was OK. Had holes in the screens and was a LONG walk from the bathroom. Bathrooms were dirty. Jump pillow and playground were great for the kids.
Apr 21, 2015
Was so beautiful and the staff was amazing thank u for a great adventure
Apr 21, 2015
Its beautiful here. Always clean, quiet and the Staff is very friendly and helpful.My family,friends and myself will come back again and again.
Apr 20, 2015
Thanks for all the hard work!
Apr 20, 2015
Maybe next time I'll get a better spot, I think I had the worst spot in the entire camp area.
Apr 20, 2015
Our stay was great! We stayed at site that had awkward drive and huge rocks making us have to make a 3 point turn in that little road. The next morning I went up the road that said one way (sorry) and it was so easy to enter the site. Other that it was perfect. Clean bathrooms, friendly staff, and welcoming environment.
Apr 20, 2015
It was amazing just as it was last year! Great staff all the way around☺️. I will be returning next year.
Apr 19, 2015
We had a nice time camping. But we missed the children's activities we took part in last May. I hope you will add them to next year's Spring break.
Apr 18, 2015
Closed store early. Staff was friendly. Topography of campground was really fun. Guests were thoughtfully spread out for added privacy. Minimal rec center activities but farm animals and frisbee golf made up for that. We wished the frisbee golf course was a little better maintained, lots of junk in the way and grass not trimmed making it difficult at times to find the disc. Ask for map!
Apr 17, 2015
We had a wonderfull stay there. The staff is friendly, the place is beatiful, we had a great tent site. Clean showers and restrooms.
Apr 15, 2015
Well, if I have to nitpick I'd have to say the horseshoe pit is too close to campsite #42. Some clumsy kid nearly drilled a horseshoe into the passenger window of my wife's minivan. Otherwise we have no complaints. We love Santa Margarita KOA- beautiful setting, friendly staff- and will likely return some time.
Apr 15, 2015
My second time staying here, the Kampground Manager went out of his way to help me and for that I'm am extremely greatful. THE BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE!
Apr 15, 2015
The camp site was very rustic. The roads up to some of the camp sites were a little scary to drive on. After staying at previous koa's I was a little surprised. Other koa's are very developed and have planned activities for the kids, bike rentals, etc. this camp site only has a Jumping pillow and a play set and a pool. The pool was closed. We stayed in a deluxe cabin which was very nice.


Santa Margarita KOA's Summer Activities begin on Memorial Day Weekend and our pool opens May 1st. Yes, we are a dark-sky, rustic, rural campground and not a paved-parking-lot style. Some of our lodges are brand new and we are still developing the site amenities. Please visit us again. Thank you.
Apr 14, 2015
After multiple stays here, this weekend was the absolute best!
Apr 14, 2015
My family always enjoys a stay here. I park my motorhome with older son as a companion. Younger son and family get a cabin. Only criticism is the laundry room. Bad experience there a year ago and again this year. New machines needed.
Apr 14, 2015
Another great stay!

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