Veteran's Memorial Park

Veteran's Memorial Park

About 1 mile away from historic downtown Monterey
Monterey, California 93940
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Additional Phone: (831) 657-9347
Local Phone: (831) 646-3865

Veteran's Memorial Park is a popular and beautiful 50 acre park in the forested hills of Monterey. Located only a mile from Downtown Monterey, this park is an affordable and fun way to stay overnight in the Monterey Peninsula.

Besides campgrounds, the park includes hiking trails under towering Monterey Pine forest and bay views. You will also find BBQ picnic areas, play equipment, turf and lawn playfield and a basketball court.

The Park has 40 campsites, 30 of which can accommodate trailers. Hikers and bikers (non-motorized) are welcome. Each site has a table and a barbecue pit.

Water can be obtained from faucets located in the camping area. Restrooms and showers are available. The site capacity limit is two vehicles and eight people per campsite. The maximum length of stay is three consecutive days. Vehicles are limited to 21 feet. Vehicles longer than 21 feet will be referred elsewhere.

Dog-friendly policies:

  • Maximum number allowed: 2
  • Other comments: Pets are allowed in the camp but should be kept leashed. You must clean up after your pet. Do not leave your pets unattended.

Property amenities:

  • Full hookups: 55
  • Max Amps: 50
  • Max Site Length: 45 feet
  • Big rig friendly
  • Wifi

Boomer at Cannery Row
Boomer exploring Cannery Row. Photo: Emily S.
DogTrekker, Emily S., wrote to us about her recent experience taking her 11-year old German shorthaired pointer rescue, Boomer, on his first real camping trip.

“We met up with our friends at Veteran’s Memorial Campground in Monterey. Monterey seemed like the most logical choice since most places in the area are very dog friendly. We set up the tents and went down to Cannery Row where Boomer got to explore lots of new sights and sounds and smells–if it were warmer we might have stopped and had lunch or coffee on one of the restaurant patios since many of them are dog friendly including Ghirardelli! Most places simply request that your dog be leashed and well behaved. He really enjoyed the birds and all of the friendly people that stopped to say hello,” wrote Emily. more »
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