Surfing in San Luis Obispo, CA
Break Type: Beach
Gear: Thick to medium Wetsuit.
Ambience: Can get crowded. Big open beach with best spot at pier.
Main Surf Spot: Pismo Beach Pier
Link to current conditions: Surfline
Public Parking: Yes. Parking Located Here
Public Showers: Yes. Same location as parking.
Public Restrooms: Yes. Same location as parking.
Transportation: Need a car.
Nearest Airport: San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP)
Alternative Surf Spots
There is also good surfing in Morro Bay, about 30 minutes drive from Pismo. Park here. There is a public restroom and coin operated (quarters) showers here too.
Things To Do With Your Non-surfing Companions
Avila Beach: Great swimming beach for kids and non-surfers
Hearst Castle: 20th-century mansion built by the eponymous media magnate.
View wild elephant Seals: Catch them at the right time of year and this is an amazing display of nature! Learn more here.