2211 Pacific Beach Dr.

San Diego, CA. 92109



legendary Urban camping on the bay

Choose from a Variety of Campsites

San Diego Waterfront Camping

With 562 campsites, Campland on the Bay offers a wide variety of site types.

To see an overview of the resort and the locations of the different sites, watch this video.  Site type  information is provided below with descriptions and sample photos. We also provide a resort map below.

Quick Definitions:

  • Shared pedestals are shared with your neighbor’s campsite. 
  • Limited Sites offer water and power hookups, but no sewer.
  • Dry sites offer no hookups
  • Full hookups are provided at most sites and include power, water, and sewer.

Site Type Information (Resort Map below)

The information below provides descriptions with sample photos for each site type. When making your reservation, be sure to put in your vehicle length so we can match you with the right campsite.

beachfront site

Beachfront RV Sites

Full Hookup (water/electric/sewer). Just steps away from the sandy shores of Mission Bay! These sites are either on the water in the P section along Pelican Crescent or across the street from the beach along Wildlife Friendly Lane. Sites J01, K01, L01, L38 M36, N01 & N32 have fire pit/grill top. Prime location! P01 through P07 have the best unobstructed view of the water from the top of a bluff on Pelican Crescent.

sample bayview site

Bay View RV Sites

Full Hookups (water/electric/sewer). These sites offer incredible views of Mission Bay overlooking the Kendall Frost wildlife sanctuary, but no direct beach access. Located in sections I, G, H, F and E. Most sites include a fire pit except for I section which offers grass. All sites include a picnic table.

distinguished site

Distinguished RV Sites

Full Hookup (water/electric/sewer). Distinguished sites are situated in several highly desirable sections of the resort, including F and H (near Dog Wood park, our off-leash free dog park), J row (sites 2-14) neighboring Central Park, K row (sites 2-10), with asphalt pull-thrus, and O section sites 1, 2 and 3.

preferred site

Preferred RV Sites

Full Hookups (water/electric/sewer). Located throughout the resort, our Preferred sites are aptly named as the site type of choice for many campers. B & G Sections are near the pool/spa complex, I section is conveniently located in the center of the resort, J and K Sections neighbor Central Park, Q Row features gorgeous views of Rose Creek, and the last row of O section offers easy access to the Dog Walk. All Preferred sites include a picnic table, and most include a fire pit with the exception of I, K, Q and the back of O.

select site

Select RV Sites

Full Hookups (water/electric/sewer). These popular sites offer tremendous value and are located only 2 to 10 sites away from the beach and bay, Select Sites are in sections L, M, N and O. All Select Sites include a picnic table and a fire pit.

dry i site

Marina Dry I Sites

Non-hookups sites. Located directly across from Boat Launch and Marina with close access to the beach. These sites are all asphalt, located in I section 39 to 47. Each site includes a picnic table but NO fire pit.

standard east campsite

Standard East RV Sites

Full Hookups (water/electric/sewer). These are the most affordable of our full hookup sites. Located on the sunny East side of resort (Standard Sections L, M, N and O). Sites have fire pits. Standard East sites are anywhere from 11 to 20 sites away from the beach and include a fire pit.

standard west site

Standard West RV Sites

Full Hookups (water/electric/sewer). These are the most affordable of our full hookup sites as well. Located on the lush West side of the resort (Standard Sections E & F). Sandard West sites include a fire pit and a picnic table.

dry i site

Dry RV Sites

Non-hookups sites. These sites are all asphalt, located in I section 30 to 38. Each site includes a picnic table but NO fire pit, offering easy access to the beach and marina.

RV & Tent Sites

Limited RV & Tent Sites

Partial hookup sites (water, electric - no sewer hookups). Perfect for tent camping or RV’s that don’t require sewer hookup. Close to the Pool/Spa and Huff & Puff Park (playground), some sites are shaded by Campland's lovely trees. All Limited Sites include a fire pit. Some, but not all, have a grassy common area nearby. Dump stations are conveniently located nearby in Section A and Section F.

picnic table & a fire pit

Primitive Sites: Tent-only

Tent-only, no-hookup sites. Ideal for campers on a budget, these cozy and rustic 25' sites are perfect for tent camping with immediate access to resort amenities. Sites include a picnic table and a fire pit. Each site can accommodate a maximum of 1 tent, 1 car, 1 dog, and up to 4 people. Available during Summer Season ONLY.

large gated site


We offer one amazing super site - your own enclave within the resort. The supersite includes a large gated site with your own hot tub, fire pit, outdoor BBQ and sink, shower, bathroom, and laundry. Check out our super site located along the waterfront overlooking the Kendall Frost Marsh Reserve.

Tent Campers

Tents are welcome at Campland on the Bay.  We only allow tents in areas with enough ground/dirt areas to stake a tent on. The best area for tent camping is the Limited Section as there are more trees and sites suited for tent camping. J Row is popular for tent campers. There are also a few sites in the O section.

Tents are not allowed in I and Q sections as well as the K row.

Reservation Policies

We accept Class A, B, and C motorhomes, travel trailers, 5th wheels, cab-over campers, and teardrop trailers. Tents are also allowed.

Sorry, we do not accept conversion vans, converted school buses, or transit buses.

Campland on the Bay® Resort Map

Click here to download a printable map.


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