General Campground Information

KOA Kiosk Hours

Costanoa KOA 
Hours of Operation

Sunday - Thursday 9 - 5
Friday - Saturday 9 - 8

Please leave a detailed message and phone number if we do not answer the phone at 650-879-7302 or text us at 650-880-6233.  We will return the call during our hours of operation.

After Hours Phone

Security 650-879-7326 or Front Desk 650-879-1100

Check in and Check out

Check-In for RV and Tent Sites is 2 pm. We ask that you please do not arrive before this time as we are unable to accommodate RV parking elsewhere in the Resort. You may call the morning of your reservation and inquire if your site is available for early check-in. We charge a $10 per hour early check-in fee.

Check-In for Camping Cabins is 4 pm.

An Express Arrival email will be sent the day of your reservation.  If you read the rules and certify payment, your check-in will be quicker.  Please wait in line for more information about Costanoa and its amenities.  We do not check you in until you arrive in the park.

Check out is Noon.

After Hour Check Ins

-If you know you will arrive after hours please call us in advance so that we can make arrangements with you: 650-879-7302

-Should you have a reservation and arrive after the Kiosk has closed your registration packet will be posted. Someone on Security will assist you.

-Quiet time is 10 pm. We ask that you are mindful of this should you arrive after 10 pm. Please be respectful of other campers who may be sleeping when you pull in.

Quiet Time & Lights Out

Quiet time is 10 pm to 9 am.  During this time turn all outside lights off.

RV Hookups

Every RV site has full hookups.  Electric - 20, 30 and 50 amp at each site.  Water - pressure is 110 psi, bring a high-pressure water regulator.  Sewer - screw in sewer connection with locking elbow is REQUIRED, no bare hoses. NOTE: RV Rentals typically do not come equipped with a locking sewer elbow. If you plan to hook up to sewer, you will need to purchase one upon check-in. Cable - TV is available, need a coax cable.

Cellular Service

Verizon is the only cell service provider that works on property.


Free Wireless Internet is available on-site but is not guaranteed at every campsite.

The property is equipped with 3 "Hot Spots".
-Cascade Restaurant

-The Lodge

-The Ranch House/General store porch.


RVs:  All guests staying in an RV site must have a self-contained recreational vehicle manufactured for camping. No sleeping in cars/vans/rooftop or truck bed tents, etc. Vehicles not manufactured for camping or in poor condition will not be admitted regardless of reservation status.  Car camping is not allowed in the park.  Costanoa reserves the right to refuse any RV.  

Tents:  All guests staying in the tent camping area must pitch one or two tents within the fenced area. No fires or pets allowed in the Lighthouse tent sites, propane fires are allowed. No sleeping in passenger cars/vans/rooftop or truck bed tents, etc.

All sites allow up to 6 registered guests, adults + children.  No visitors will be allowed in the campground.

Smoking at Costanoa

Smoking is not allowed on property.

Fido at Costanoa


- Dogs are allowed in the RV park area only. We do not allow dogs at the Tent Sites.

- All dogs must be on a leash when outside of the RV and attended to at all times. If your dog is found to be off-leash, you will be asked to leave the property

- We are located next to a state property that does not allow dogs on the hiking trails or beaches across from the property.

- Only 1 dog family at a time in the dog park and limited to 10 minutes if others are waiting.

Breed Restrictions

Please remember that you are on private property. We are Pet Friendly with breed restrictions in place. Based on insurance requirements, we are unable to accommodate the following: Pit Bulls (Staffordshire Terriers), American Bully, American Bulldog, Rottweilers, Doberman Pinchers, Chows, Wolves or mixes thereof. If you arrive with one of the restricted breeds, you will need to make other arrangements for them or your reservation will be cancelled.

Animals, Birds & Bugs

During the season we have baby goats.  February & March you may see Elephant Seals at Ano Nuevo State Park across from us, do not approach.  There are skunks, raccoons and possible mountain lions on property.  Do not leave trash or food outside and do not walk alone early morning or evening.  Costanoa has many birds to see including Quails, Turkeys and Herons.  We have periodic bird watching classes.  Be prepared for various bugs, including bees, wasps, sand fleas and ticks.

Visitor Policy

We do not allow any outside visitors in the campground unless they are registered guests staying overnight, maximum of 6 people TOTAL per site. All guests must register and additional vehicles will be subject to a daily fee of $25, based on availability. Overflow parking is extremely limited and we cannot guarantee parking for additional vehicles.


Only 1 vehicle per site. We may not be able to accommodate overflow parking, if overflow parking is available the parking fee is $25.00 per day per vehicle. 

REMINDER: Costanoa requires RVs/Vans to be manufactured for camping. We do not allow sleeping in passenger cars/vans.

Fire Policy

There are fire rings or boxes in all the RV sites.  Wood or charcoal fires are not allowed in the Lighthouse tent area; however, there are several places to have a fire while on site, weather permitting.  Propane fire pits are allowed.


Only non-altered American flags allowed, no taller then RV or tent.

Bicycles and Scooters

Bicycles and scooters are allowed on property.  Wear helmets and do not ride in RV sites and landscaping.  Must have lights if you ride after dark.

Motorcycles, Golf Carts & Electric Dirt Bikes

Motorcycles need to be licensed. No mini electric motorcycles or electric dirt bikes.  Electric and battery operated golf carts are allowed.  Drivers need to have a driver's license and go the speed limit - 5 miles per hour.  Please respect our property and our landscaping. No off-roading anywhere on the property. 


Drones are prohibited at Costanoa.

Additional Fees

Unattended fires or hot ashes left upon check-out are $50 each time.  If you move your firebox, table, grill, or furniture during your stay and do not return it to its original location, you will be charged $50 for each.  The cleaning fee is $150 for sites left in poor condition and/or with trash. Minimum $150 cleanup fee for any sewage spills. (Sewer connections are required to be secure and airtight at this location).

Lost or Missing Items

Costanoa KOA is not responsible for lost or missing items.  Please take caution and care with all valuables including electronic equipment, personal items, bikes, ect.  We strongly recommend all bikes are secured before leaving your site or turning in for the night.