Pio Pico

14615 Otay Lakes Rd.
Jamul, CA 91935

Ranger Station: (619) 421-0104

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Amid rolling hills and wildflowers, Pio Pico is nestled at the site of old Rancho Jamul, located southeast of San Diego. This peaceful 180-acre campground offers a wonderful yearround climate with pools, saunas, miniature golf, hiking and biking areas, youth and adult centers and plenty of room to relax. Pio Pico is a short drive from fishing at Otay Lakes, swimming at area beaches, shopping in Mexico and sightseeing in San Diego.


Campsites: 177 full hookups, 250 power and water only, 20 overflow sites.

Rentals: 23 trailers, 6 Getaway cabins.

Member Amenities

Adult center, activity center, ballfields, basketball court, horseshoe pits, laundry facilities, lodge, mini-golf, nature trails, playgrounds, restaurant, RV storage, sauna, shuffleboard, spa, swimming pools, trading post, volleyball court, Wi-Fi access and youth center.

Points of Interest

  • Lower Otay Lakes, 5 miles
  • Olympic Training Center, 6 miles
  • Balboa Park and Zoo, 30 miles
  • Mission Bay Park and beaches, 35 miles
  • San Diego Mission, 35 miles
  • Sea World, 35 miles
  • Point Loma lighthouse, 37 miles
  • Cabrillo National Monument, 37 miles
  • Numerous museums and historical attractions in nearby San Diego


GPS Coordinates: N 32° 39' 9.07" W 116° 51' 17.20"; elevation is 731 feet.

From San Diego: Take I-805 south to the Telegraph Canyon Road exit and travel east. Continue straight on Telegraph Canyon Road, which becomes Otay Lakes Road. Follow for about 17 miles to the preserve.

From Jamul: Take Hwy. 94 south to Otay Lakes Road, turn right and follow about three miles to the preserve.