Many shady sites, oak trees, close to river, no pavement. The campground is usually full on weekends during deer hunting season, mid August through late September. Big Caliente Hot Springs is 3 miles away. The last 8 miles of driving to the campground is on dirt roads.
At a Glance
Temporarily closed to vehicle access due to impending storm - Friday, 2/26/15
Quiet Hours: 10:00pm-6:00am
Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Adventure Pass ($5/day or $30/year), or Annual Interagency Pass, Senior Interagency Pass, or Interagency Access Pass. Passes required for each vehicle per night.
Adventure Pass ($5/day or $30/year), or Annual Interagency Pass, Senior Interagency Pass, or Interagency Access Pass.
Pack out all trash. 14 day stay limit.
Santa Barbara, approximately 30 miles
Santa Barbara Ranger District Office
3505 Paradise Rd
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Directions: (From Santa Barbara) Off Hwy 101, 8 miles N.W. on Hwy 154, 20 miles east on East Camino Cielo Road, 3 miles NW on 5N15.
Camping & Cabins
Hiking and mountain biking, hunting, access to Santa Ynez River. For hunting information and restrictions, contact the Santa Barbara Ranger District at (805) 967-3481. More CA hunting information can be obtained at https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/Hunting
None. First-come, first-serve.
NO firewood available at campground.
For current fire restrictions, contact Santa Barbara Ranger District at (805) 967-3481 or visit www.fs.usda.gov/lpnf