Area Status: Open
Shady sites surrounded by rocky mountains. Stream runs through the campground. Recreational Vehicles and tent camping.
Wheeler Gorge Campground has 68 family campsites, 5 handicap accessible sites, and 6 double sites for larger groups. RV's maximum length is 35 feet. Each site contains a table, barbecue and fire ring.There is NO dump station or potable water at the campground. Please bring your own drinking water.
Campfires are allowed in fire rings. Bring your own firewood.
Reservations must be made at least 3 days in advance. This campground requires a 2 night minimum stay on weekends and a 3 night minimum stay on holiday weekends. Maximum 2 vehicles per site. An additional fee will be collected on-site for second vehicle. No check-in after 10PM, security gate locked.
50 % of the campsites are reservable through www.recreation.gov and the other 50% are on a first-come, first-serve, walk up basis.
Wheeler Gorge Visitor Center is across from the campground and is open Sat/Sun from 9-3. Interpretive displays, exhibits and naturalist programs and hiked from May - September. For more information visit: http://lpforest.org/wheeler/
Wheeler Gorge Natural Trail follows a nice stream and is a easy half a mile hike. Trail is open year-round. This is a loop trail that leads through a riparian and chaparral habitat. The trailhead is on the west side of Highway 33, 1/2 mile north of the Wheeler Gorge Campground entrance. Due to the traffic on Highway 33, please be careful accessing the trailhead.
At a Glance
||No water at Wheeler Gorge Campground.By reservation or walk-in sites. www.recreation.gov or 1-877-444-6777 Managed by Rocky Mountain Recreation Concession Company
||No check in after 10:00PM, security gate is locked. Quiet Hours: 10:00pm – 6:00am
||www.recreation.gov or 1-877-444-6777 50% of campsites are reservable. The other 50% are first-come, first-serve.
||Interpretive Site,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
||Single family units $23/night. Extra vehicle fee $10.00/night. Day use $6.00 per vehicle. $46/night for double family campsite.
||For current fire restrictions, contact Ojai Ranger District at (805) 646-4348 or visit www.fs.usda.gov/lpnf
||Ojai, CA (8 miles) Ventura, CA
||If you have a Senior Interagency Pass or Interagency Access Pass, you are eligible for a discount on overnight camping.
||Rocky Mountain Recreation Company, website - www.rockymountainrec.com.
||Ojai Ranger District Office (805) 646-4348
1190 E Ojai Ave
Ojai, CA 93023
Travel north on Highway 33, 8 miles from Ojai. Turn left into Wheeler Gorge Campground.
For more information, call the Ojai Ranger Station, Monday-Friday 8-4:30pm (805) 646-4348.
NO phone number to the campground