San Onofre State Beach includes San Onofre Surf Beach - a day use facility, San Mateo campground and day use facility, and a Nature Trail . The campground is along Old Highway 101 adjacent to the sandstone bluffs. The beach is three miles south of San Clemente off I-5 on Basilone Road. Phone 949-492-4872.
San Mateo Campground has five sites that are generally accessible. Two of them have electrical hookups. Restrooms with showers: Toilets are accessible. Showers may require assistance reaching spray unit and coin box.
The San Mateo Beach Access Trail is an interpretive trail accessible for about 0.25 mile along a coastal bluff. Trailhead and parking are available in campground south of visitor center.
Beach wheelchair is available. From June 1 through about September 15th, call the lifeguard tower at (949) 366-8592 any day to reserve a beach wheelchair. In the off season, call on weekends.