General Campground Information
IMPORTANT DATES & TIMES
June - September
8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Fri. & Sat.
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sun. - Thu.
October - May
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sun. - Sat.
Reduced Mid-Day & Mid-Week Hours
We still answer phones during these times.
POOL HOURS: May - October
10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
QUIET HOURS: 10 p.m. - 8 a.m.
(Turn off music & videos and use "indoor voices." Sound travels in these hills!)
BRIGHT LIGHTS OUT: 11 p.m.
(Turn off bright lights & enjoy the dark sky!)
CAMPFIRES OUT: Midnight
(Douse the fire with water and return to your assigned site. Night Night!)
CHECK-IN & CHECK-OUT TIMES VARY BY SITE TYPE
1:00 P.M. RV & Tent Sites
3:00 P.M. Cabins & Yurts
NOON All Sites
10 P.M. Day-Use Visitors must leave by 10 p.m.
EARLY CHECK-IN & LATE CHECK-OUT
May be available upon request for a fee. Please call to inquire.
QUIET HOURS: 10 P.M. - 8 A.M.
REGISTERED GUESTS & VISITOR POLICY
Upon Arrival, each person and each vehicle must STOP & REGISTER in the store.
Every vehicle must display a KOA car tag while on the campground.
Please provide all vehicle license plate numbers and the number of adults & children at Check-in.
***DURING COVID: No Visitors are allowed on-site. Everyone must be a Registered Guest. If you wish to have Visitors, please register and pay for them as Additional Guests at Check-in.
Please do not invite Non-Registered Visitors to your site. Non-Registered Visitors must purchase a Visitor Pass in the Office.
The total of Registered and Invited Visitors, including babies and children, may not exceed the Maximum Capacity for the Site.
Maximum Capacity for All Sites is 4 - 8 People. Please verify the Max Capacity of your site during Registration or Check-in.
ADDITIONAL OVERNIGHT GUESTS JOINING A REGISTERED GUEST:
Additional Guests in Cabins & Yurts: $10/Person/Night
Additional People in RV & Tent Sites: $7/Person/Night
Additional Guests Under the Age of 7: FREE
DAY-USE VISITOR PASS:
No Day-Use Passes on Fridays, Saturdays, Holiday Weekends or COVID PANDEMIC!
$7/Adult, $5/Child over 6 Years Old & Children Under Age 7 FREE
All Day-Use Visitors Must Leave the Campground by 10 p.m.
TUESDAYS: Free Swim Day for Local Residents Within 25 Miles of Santa Margarita KOA
8:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M. Friday & Saturday June - September
CAMPFIRE & FIREWOOD POLICY
- Do not move the fire ring.
- Keep flames below 3 feet.
- Fire must be attended at all times.
- Please douse fire with water before going to bed and before checkout.
- Do not put any ashes in dumpster.
- ALL FIRES MUST BE OUT BY MIDNIGHT
Swimsuits are required. No cutoffs or nude sunbathing. No glass bottles, smoking or pets on the pool deck.
During COVID, registered Guests must sign up for a two-hour slot during check-in to use the pool on Saturdays.
Please shower before entering the pool, especially if you have just come from the Slip & Slide or Foam Party.
Meet Your Hosts
Santa Margarita KOA is "The Best-Kept Secret on the Central Coast!"The Jacobsma Family and Partners have owned the Santa Margarita KOA since 1989. Karen Jacobsma is the General Manager with the Best Staff in the West. What we may lack in facilities or amenities, we make up for with superb Guest Service. Come enjoy the great outdoors and let us help you make memories that will last a lifetime. Our business is making you a Happy Camper.