Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area, Oceano

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Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area Reviews

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  • What a great experience you can drive your car or truck or sand buggy on the beach. We drove our truck and parked right before sunset families were having small fires and dinner others were cruising.....  more »
  • So fun to have the touristy/busy Pismo Beach right next to the tranquility and openness of the dunes in Oceano. Worth getting a 4-wheel drive rental car to check it out.  more »
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  • One of the only places in the Continental United States where you can drive into the beach, and camp! Absolutely incredible and immense fun. Holiday weekends are jam packed with trailers and dune running 4x4s, can be a little bit much if your just looking to camp out. If you can make it on week days during no holiday season, you will be heated with a very small crowd of dedicated dune running groups, and a lot of others looking to hang out in the beach in their rigs! If you venture into the dunes, air down your toes and be ready to self extract. Heavy vehicles are a bit of a struggle on some of the hills.
  • My brother got stuck in his scion. If you're taking a car, drive faster so you don't sink into the dirt! But overall, it was sooo much fun!!! Oh! And wear sunblock!!!

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