arrow-down arrow-left arrow-right arrow-up play-button plus tab-indicator dots close menu search facebook google-plus instagram pinterest rss twitter tiktok youtube rss-two heart Check FeaturedBadge linkedin minus apps placeholder linkedin

Military Campgrounds

From San Onofre to Coronado Island

From the famous surfing beach of San Onofre in the north to a private marina and cove on Coronado Island in the south, military campgrounds in San Diego offer something for everyone.

Military-only Campgrounds

Take a little R&R in San Diego campgrounds reserved exclusively for military and defense-related employees. From the famous surfing beach at San Onofre in the north to a private marina and cove off Coronado Island in the south, the military campgrounds in San Diego offer activities for the whole family.

Navy Campgrounds

  • Admiral Baker Field Campground
    This year-round campground is centrally located in San Diego, alongside the Admiral Baker Golf Course in Mission Gorge. It is available for active and retired military, National Guard, reservists, 100% DAV and DoD (under this command only). The maximum stay is 30 days with 14 days out. Facilities include playground equipment, an outdoor swimming pool, picnic areas, two volleyball courts, three basketball courts, three ball fields, two tennis courts and two horseshoe pits. Free WiFi is available and pets are allowed. Reservations are accepted 90 days in advance for active duty military and 60 days in advance for retired military and DoD employees.

  • Fiddler's Cove Marina & RV Park
    Overlooking San Diego Bay with views of the Coronado Bridge and Downtown San Diego, this year-round RV park is perfect for fishing and sailing enthusiasts or anyone who loves to camp by the water. It is available for active and retired military, National Guard, reservists, 100% DAV, DoD and sponsored guests. Reservations are accepted; maximum stay is 30 days.

Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base Campgrounds

  • Del Mar Beach Resort
    A year-round oceanfront resort that offers accommodations from luxury villas to RV and tent camping, all available for active and retired military, National Guard, reservists, 100% DAV, DoD and guests. Active duty Marine Corps personnel may reserve 12 weeks in advance. Other military (active, reserve, retired) may reserve 10 weeks in advance. All others may reserve 9 weeks in advance. Maximum 15 night stay from April through October; one month stay the rest of the year. Two pet limit, however, dogs are not allowed on the beach or in the rentals.

  • Lake O'Neill Recreation Park
    Year-round RV and tent camping is available for active and retired military, National Guard, reservists, 100% DAV and guests. Reservations are accepted. A maximum stay of 14 days during peak season; 30-day stay during off season. Civilian guests can stay 2 weeks for $4 extra per night with sponsor sign in. Recreational opportunities include fishing, rowboats, playgrounds, miniature golf, volleyball, softball, basketball and horseshoes.

  • San Onofre Recreation Beach
    A year-round campground right near the beach, plus cottages on a bluff overlooking the ocean and a short walk to the beach. Available for use by active and retired military, National Guard, reservists, 100% DAV, DoD, MWR employees anA year-round campground right near the beach, plus cottages on a bluff overlooking the ocean and a short walk to the beach. Available for use by active and retired military, National Guard, reservists, 100% DAV, DoD, MWR employees and guests.

    One, two and three bedroom cottages are available, as well as full-service RV and group campsites. Each cottage has its own kitchen, bathroom, TV and BBQ grill. During the summer months (April through October), active duty stationed on a Marine Corps installation may reserve 12 weeks in advance. All other active duty and retired military may reserve 10 weeks in advance. Reserve and DoD employees and DoD retired may reserve 9 weeks in advance. During winter months, everyone can reserve 12 weeks in advance. Two pet limit per site; pets not allowed on the beach.

Find a place to stay

Book online or call 1-800-350-6205 to speak with a local expert

Related Articles and Features

Deals just for you

Team Building

SAVE ON PRIVATE TOURS IN SAN DIEGO!

Another Side Of San Diego Tours
Valid: Jul 17, 2023 - ongoing

See the best of San Diego with the best tour company in the city. Take a private city tour to get a terrific lay of the land, to see our dramatic ocean views, and to visit our historic landmark,...

Team Building

Show Your Badge & Save at Murder n' Mayhem

Murder n Mayhem
Valid: Jun 30, 2023 - ongoing

Save 10% on all public Tours & Experiences offered by Murder n' Mayhem. Redeem online at murdernmayhem.com or via phone 619-781-8013 with Discount Code: SHOWME Public and private tours...

Accommodation

Day Meeting Package

Kimpton Alma
Valid: Aug 10, 2023 - ongoing

Book your meeting in the soul of downtown: Alma San Diego! Our Day Meeting Package includes:  - Room Rental - All Day Snacks - All Day Beverage (coffee, tea, water, soda) - 55” TV...

Events to check out

Event

Port of San Diego Big Bay Boom!

Jul 4, 2024

The Port of San Diego Big Bay Boom July 4th Fireworks Show is back, promising another spectacular display over San Diego Bay. Fireworks will be discharged simultaneously from barges placed...

Event

La Jolla Half Marathon & Shores 5K

May 18, 2024

The La Jolla Half Marathon is one of America's most picturesque and beautiful point-to-point races. Starting at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, the course follows a scenic coastal route before reaching the...

Event

Annual Over The Line Tournament

Jul 13 - Jul 21, 2024

The Old Mission Beach Athletic Club (OMBAC) is calling all players, beach-goers, and sports enthusiasts to the biggest summer event in San Diego!

Stay in touch

Sign up to receive the latest news, events, and updates about San Diego. Our monthly and weekly newsletters will keep you informed about the latest and greatest happenings in the destination.

Sign Up

Partners

Explore

Plan

Stay

Follow Us

Language:

English | Change Language

Select your country or region

China
Germany
Great Britain
Japan
Mexico
Korea
Switzerland
Brazil
France
Australia
Canada
USA

Or use Google Translate

Afrikaans
Albanian
Arabic
Belarusian
Bulgarian
Croatian
Danish
Deutsch
Español
Estonian
Filipino
Finnish
Francais
Georgian
Greek
Haitian-Creole
Hebrew
Hindi
Hungarian
Icelandic
Indonesian
Irish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Latvian
Lithuanian
Macedonian
Malay
Maltese
Nederlands
Norwegian
Persian
Polish
Portuguese
Romanian
Russian
Serbian
Slovak
Slovenian
Swahili
Swedish
Telugu
Thai
Turkish
Ukranian
Vietnamese
Yiddish