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San Luis Obispo County Parks & Recreation

Think Outside with SLO County Parks

San Luis Obispo County Parks & Recreation

Think Outside with SLO County Parks

San Luis Obispo County Parks & Recreation

Think Outside with SLO County Parks

San Luis Obispo County Parks & Recreation

Think Outside with SLO County Parks

San Luis Obispo County Parks & Recreation

Think Outside with SLO County Parks

Welcome to San Luis Obispo County Parks!

Our goal is to offer you the most enjoyable and rewarding recreational experience possible on California’s Central Coast. We manage a wide range of facilities including trails, golf courses, campgrounds, pools, picnic sites and more. Our Mission is to ensure diverse opportunities for recreation and the personal enrichment of the County’s residents and visitors while protecting its natural, cultural, and historical resources. To put it more simply, we invite you to visit SLO County Parks, have fun, and “Think Outside!”

New Parks and Trail Interactive Map App!

County of San Luis Obispo Parks and Recreation invites you to “Think Outside” with our new interactive map application.  Click here to visit our Parks & Trail View web application at  to search for County parks and trails. Whether you’re looking for a new adventure or your favorite local park you can find it using our new Parks & Trail View map application on your desktop or tablet.  Available soon on your handheld phone.

Distinguished Veteran Pass Now Being Accepted

County Parks is now honoring the California State Parks Distinguished Veteran Pass  for veterans to receive a 50% discount.  A current drivers license or identification verification must be presented and must match the name on the card. Reservations for camping must be completed online and the discount will be refunded at check-in. Discount is not available on Reservation Fees and Extended Stays.

Outdoor Discovery Festival & Lopez Lake 50th Anniversary

Please join us April 13, 2019, for the Outdoor Discovery Festival. The festival is an outdoor recreation fair with exhibits and demonstrations also showcasing the many activities available in our County Parks.  The event will include live music, activities, guided hikes, DEER program challenge, and so much more. This year there is an added bonus!  We will be celebrating the 50th  anniversary of Lopez Lake.

Want to make a weekend of it? Reserve a camp site and enjoy rising lake levels, emerald green spring hills and a great time at the lake.

If you and your kids enjoy outdoor adventures, then this is the place to be.  The Outdoor Discovery Festival is sure to have something for everyone to enjoy!  See you there!

Explore San Luis Obispo County by Map

Lopez Lake Recreation Area

Santa Margarita Lake

Coastal Dunes RV Park

Oceano Campground

El Chorro Regional Park

Chalk Mountain Golf Course

Dairy Creek Golf Course

Morro Bay Golf Course