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!”

Nipomo Skate Park Concept Design

County Parks met with the community on Thursday, May 31 to unveil a Presentation of the Nipomo Skate Park Concept Design. Questions or comments please contact Elizabeth Kavanaugh at ekavanaugh@co.slo.ca.us or 805.781.4089.

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.

Needs Assessment Final Report & Cost Recovery Final Report

The County of San Luis Obispo Parks and Recreation Department has completed the Needs Assessment and Cost Recovery Final Report.  These documents can be found on the Planning Projects page under Planning Documents.

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.

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