Santa Barbara Ranger District

December 19, 2014


3505 Paradise Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93105

(805) 967-3481


[image] Smokey Bear  - Los Prietos Ranger Station












Santa Barbara Ranger District Road Conditions 

Within the Lower Santa Ynez Recreation Area and Paradise Road


Paradise Road is open to the First Crossing gate only. Access to Paradie Campground, White Oaks Day Use, Lower Oso Day Use, Sage Hill Group Campground and Upper Oso Campground.

Buckhorn OHV Rd is OPEN.

River Road back to Red Rock is CLOSED due to rain and rockslides. 


  • Paradise
  • Upper Oso
  • Sage Hill Group Campground


  • White Rock (open)
  • Lower Oso (open)
  • First Crossing (open)
  • Falls (River Rd is closed - no vehicle access to Falls Picnic Area)
  • Live Oak (River Rd is closed - no vehicle access to Falls Picnic Area)

Day use areas close at sunset


  • Aliso Trail (open)
  • Snyder Trail (open)
  • Upper Oso/Santa Cruz Trail/ 19 Oaks (Open)
  • Red Rock Trailhead and parking area (River Rd is closed due to rain and rockslides - no vehicle access to Red Rock)

For additional information, contact the Santa Barbara Ranger District office at (805) 967-3481 X 0 

Within the Upper Santa Ynez Recreation Area and Pendola

**Divide Peak gate on Romero Camuesa Rd (5N15.1)  is CLOSED until futher notice due to rain.

All campgrounds and day use areas are unaccessible by vehicle due to this closure: Big Caliente Hot Springs, Middle Santa Ynez Campground, Rock Camp, P-Bar Flat, Mono Camp and Little Caliente Hot Springs.

Contact the Santa Barbara Ranger District Office for road status information at (805) 967-3481 X 0.

The Divide Peak OHV route is currently open. There is an OHV parking and staging area located before the closed gate at the Divide Peak turn-off.