Bates Canyon Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Nestled in a grove of large oaks and sycamores.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Campground is open, but the road beyond the campground to Sierra Madre Rd is closed for the winter. Will reopen sometime in the spring, 2016. Contact the Santa Lucia RD office at 805-925-9538 X 0
Fees The Adventure Pass  or Annual Interagency Pass, Senior Interagency Pass, or Interagency Access Pass is required for Bates Canyon Campground.
Permit Info: Adventure Pass ($5/day or $30/year), or Annual Interagency Pass, Senior Interagency Pass, or Interagency Access Pass.
Restrictions: Pack out all trash. 14 day stay limit.
Closest Towns: Santa Maria
Water: None
Restroom: Vault
Information Center: Santa Lucia Ranger District
1616 No. Carlotti Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 925-9538
 

General Information

Directions: From Santa Maria: Hwy 166 50 miles east, Cottonwood Cyn. Rd. 7.5 miles southwest.

Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Hunting, access to Sierra Madre Ridge and San Rafael Wilderness.

Reservation Info None. First-come, first-serve
Fire Information For current fire restrictions, contact the Santa Lucia Ranger District at (805) 925-9538 or visit www.fs.usda.gov/lpnf
No. of Sites 6