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Camp Roberts Directions & Logistics




Gate 10 "Short-Cut"


From Paso Robles head west on Nacimiento Lake Road for approximately 5 miles

Turn Right on San Marcos Road for approximately 1/2 mile

Turn Left on Generals Road at Gate 10 entry. 

From Highway 101, turn right onto San Marcos Road

Travel approximately 5 miles

Turn Right on Generals Road 


From Gate 10, follow the dirt road to East Perimeter Road.  Turn right and follow the sign to McMillan Airfield. 


Gate 10 Hours

Monday 0900 - 1000, 1730 - 1930

Tuesday 0630 - 0800, 1730 - 1930

Wednesday 0630 - 0800, 1730 - 1930

Thursday 0630 - 0800, 1730 - 1930

Friday 0630 - 0800


Main Gate

Enter Camp Roberts through the main gate off the 101

Take the curve to the right onto New Mexico Avenue.

Continue up the hill and turn right onto Nacimento Road

Merge onto Perimeter Road

Continue past the Range Control Building

Turn left onto Boy Scout Road

Continue straight until the road merges into East Perimeter Road

Turn right into the McMillan Airfield Complex parking lot


*Please abide to all speed limits and traffic signs while driving on Camp Roberts*


Driving Distances from Nearby airports:

San Luis Obispo: 43 miles - 1 hour drive

Monterey: 110 mile - 2 hour drive

San Jose: 160 miles - 3 hour drive

San Francisco: 190 miles - 3.5 hour drive

Los Angeles: 220 miles - 4.5 hour drive




Important Links



Most experimenters stay in Paso Robles or surrounding area. List of lodging.



Parcel Service (Individual packages, less than 150 lbs)
NPS Field Laboratory - McMillan Airfield
Attn: (*Your Company / Your Name*)
Bldg 914, Shipping & Receiving
Camp Roberts, CA 93451-5000
Ph 805-227-1314
Directly to the Airfield: Freight
NPS Field Laboratory - McMillan Airfield
Attn: (*Your Company / Your Name*)
McMillan Airfield, East Perimeter Rd
Camp Roberts, CA 93451-5000
Ph 805-227-1314

Please contact Ashley Hobson and Gerald Scott (Scotty) via e-mail at npsfx@nps.edu for any shipping questions or if your shipment requires any special equipment to unload or transport.

For further information please contact: npsfx@nps.edu



Camp Roberts is a desert-like environment, with hot dry days and cooler nights. You can view recent meterological observations at McMillan Airfield (base of operations for NPS FX events held at Camp Roberts). If you wish to look up forecasts, the nearest populated place is San MIguel, California.