General Campground Information

Essential Travel

The San Mateo County has issued a stay at home order as of December 19, 2020 for 3 weeks.  It prohibits private gatherings of any size, closes sector operations except for critical infrastructure and retail, and requires 100% masking and physical distancing in all others.

Californians may leave their homes for essential purposes including, but not limited to:

  • Essential Work or for traveling to/from Essential Work
  • Needing to self-isolate or quarantine
  • Unable to stay in their own home due to COVID related issues
  • Traveling to care for a vulnerable person
  • For essential outdoor recreation close to home
  • Full time RVers moving from point A to B or returning home

If you fall into one of these categories (for RV Travel ONLY), please make a reservation.  We will ask you to sign a waiver when you arrive.

Check in and Check out

Check in is 2 pm. We ask that you please do not arrive before this time as we are unable to accommodate RVs 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 do charge for early arrivals.

Check out is Noon.


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:  TENT AREA CLOSED TEMPORARILY - All guests staying in the tent camping area must pitch one or two tents within the fenced area. No fires or pets allowed in 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.

Visitor Policy

We do not allow any outside visitors in the campground unless they are registered guests.  You can meet your guests at the restaurants or at the beach.

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.


Each RV site is allowed the maximum of 2 vessels per site 1 rv + 1 vehicle and each tent site is allowed 1 vehicle. REMINDER: Costanoa requires RVs/Vans to be manufactured for camping. We do not allow sleeping in passenger cars/vans. We are unable to accommodate overflow parking may not be able to accommodate overflow parking.

Motorized Equipment

All electric or motorized vehicles or toys including scooters, drones, 4-wheelers, RC cars and gas powered mini-bikes are prohibited in the park for liability reasons.

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 leash when outside of the RV and attended to at all times.

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

Breed Restrictions

Based on insurance requirements we are unable to accommodate the following: Pit Bulls (Staffordshire Terriers), Rottweilers, Doberman Pinchers, Chows, Wolves or mixes thereof.

Fire Policy

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


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.

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.