Big Caliente Day Use

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

[image] Big Caliente

Hot Springs

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Day Use Only 6am - 10pm
Reservations: None
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Parking
Fees No fee for day use. Adventure Pass is required for camping overnight in Rock Camp, Middle Santa Ynez, P-Bar Flat and Mono Campgrounds, $5/day or $30 annual pass. You can use an Annual Interagency Pass, Senior Interagency Pass, or Interagency Access Pass in lieu of an Adventure Pass.
Restrictions: No overnight camping in day use area. Camping is only allowed in Rock Camp, Middle Santa Ynez, P-Bar Flat and Mono Camp. 14 day limit for camping.
Closest Towns: Santa Barbara, approximately 30 miles
Water: none
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Santa Barbara Ranger District Office
3505 Paradise Rd
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 967-3481

General Information

Directions: From Highway 154 at the San Marcos Pass summit, turn east on East Camino Cielo. Continue for 23 miles to Pendola station. Just beyond the station, turn north on Rd. 5N16 and follow for 3 miles to the picnic area.



Hide detail HIDE


Picnicking, hiking, bathing, trailhead.

No. of Sites1


Picnic tables