Upper Oso Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Oak trees, seasonal creek runs through the campground, large sites, canyon setting. 25 campsites, 13 have corrals and extra long parking spurs. Tables, firepits w/grill, barbecues, flush toilets, water, garbage bins, R/V - no hookups. Firewood available at $6.00 a bundle from campground host. River access to the Santa Ynez River along the last 6 miles of Paradise Road. Watch out for poison oak. There are several accessible sites at this campground.

At a Glance

Operational Hours:
Quiet Hours: 10:00pm – 6:00am
 
Reservations: www.recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777 or first-come, first-serve
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $20.00 per site, $5.00 for each extra vehicle. $25.00 for horse sites with pipe corrals. There are 12 horse sites. 60% of sites are reservable and others are first come, first served.
Permit Info: A free permit for Day Use in the Santa Ynez Recreation Area will be issued by the Concessionaire when camping in a Concession managed campground.
Best Season: Spring, fall
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Green sticker and approved spark arrestor required on motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles. No more than 8 people per site, 14 day stay limit. Reservations required for equestrian sites.
Closest Towns: Santa Barbara
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush
Operated By: Rocky Mountain Recreation Company, (805) 967-8766, website: http://www.rockymountainrec.com
Information Center: Santa Barbara Ranger District Office
3505 Paradise Rd
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 967-3481 

General Information

Directions: (From Santa Barbara) Off Hwy 101, 10 miles N.W. on Hwy 154, 5.5 miles east on Paradise Road, 1.5 miles N. on 5N15.

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Equestrian, nature hiking trails, mountain bikes, all terrain vehicles, mountain bikes, river access and fishing about 1 mile to the river.

Green and approved apark arestor required on motorcyles and ATV's.

Reservation Info www.recreation.gov or 1-877-444-6777
Fire Information For current fire restrictions, contact Santa Barbara Ranger District at (805) 967-3481 or visit www.fs.usda.gov/lpnf  
No. of Sites 25
No. of Accessible sites Several campsites are accessible. Contact Rocky Mountain Recreation at (805) 967-8766 for more information.

Amenities

Camping trailer
Toilets Flush
Accessible Several campsites are accessible
Picnic tables
Parking
Tent camping
Drinking water