General Campground Information

Fire Rules

For a complete list of fire safety rules, please click on the link

Minimum age

There must be a responsible person 21 years of age or older to register your site and there must be a responsible person over the age of 21 staying on the site for the entire stay.

Store Hours

Sunday-Thursday 8am to 7pm
Friday-Saturday 8am to 9pm

Fees and Policies

Resort Fee
There is a daily resort fee payable per site per night for all accommodations, tent and RV sites will be charged at check in. The daily resort fee will be posted to your account in addition to daily site charges, as well as, local and state taxes. This value added resort fee includes the following amenities:
  • High-speed internet access.
  • Swimming pool & recreational amenities
  • Delivery service for wood throughout the campground.

Pet Policy

Deluxe cabins that are pet friendly require a $25 per stay per pet fee. Rustic cabins that are pet friendly have a $10 per stay per pet fee. We do not charge a pet fee on RV and tent sites. Please remember to clean up after your pet, have them on a leash, and stay with them at all times.

Cabin and Site Occupancy Policy

Occupancy rate for Airstreams, Deluxe Cabins, Rustic Cabins, RV and Tent sites is based on 2 people, additional fees will apply for each guest over 4 years of age. Maximum occupancy is either 4 or 6 people depending on the type of  accommodation.

Quiet Hours

Our quiet hours are from 10:00 PM to 8:00 AM. During non-quiet times, please be respectful of your neighboring campers. Excessive drinking, noise and foul language will not be allowed. This is a family park. Thank you.

Check-in and Check-out times

For RV & Tent sites, our check in time is anytime after 2:00 PM. For all Camping Cabins, Deluxe Camping Cabins or Airstream Trailers, the check in time is anytime after 4:00 PM. Early check in fee may apply.
If you arrive after our regular office hours, you will have an envelope with your reservation information at the greeting station. Just go to your site and come in before 11:00 AM to register.
Check out time is 11:00 AM.

Cancellation Policy

During non holidays or special events; there is a 48 hour cancellation period for RV & Tent sites.
All Cabins and Air Stream trailers have a 1 week cancellation period.
Holiday or special events: No Refund
There will be a $10 cancellation fee, but the balance of your deposit will be refunded. If you give less than the policy time, you will forfeit the one night deposit.

Visitor Policy

Visitors to your registered site must pay a $10.00 per person fee. Guests 4 years old and under are free, however we have a Max of 4 Visitors per site.
Please have your guests check in at the office prior to going to your site. Visiting hours end at 10:00 PM.

Meet Your Hosts

Jeff Gooch

Welcome to the Santa Cruz/Monterey Bay KOA!

"We're all eager to accommodate our guests and we often go above and beyond the call of duty.”As a former hotel manager,  Frederic Stott was used to welcoming guests to his place of business, but as the General Manager of the Santa Cruz/Monterey Bay KOA Kampground, he says he's proud that “people who stay with us each have a unique camping adventure that will last a lifetime.” Frederic brings with him the expertise that he perfected while previously managing the Nashville, TN KOA, and Angola/Hogback Lake KOA. “My family and I have always enjoyed the outdoor camping experience. This led us to KOA, the icon of camping and family fun!” says Frederic.Frederic enjoys other outdoor activities, including fishing and hiking, as well as a favorite indoor pastime, coin collecting.