Los Prietos Campground

Area Status: Closed
[image] Los Prietos Campground

ALERT: 1/1/2023 - Los Prietos Campground is temporarily closed until further notice due to hazard tree removal.

Nice shade, large oak trees, paved roads. White Rock Day Use has river access ¼ mile away. Excellent river access to the Santa Ynez River along the last 6 miles of Paradise Road. Watch out for poison oak. Firewood available from campground host. There are 38 campsites. 

Reservations: 35 campsites are on the reservation system and (3 sites) are first-come, first-serve. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Temporarily closed until further notice. Closed by Forest order 5-07-00-23-11
Operational Hours: Check-in time: 3:00pm, Check-out time: 12:00noon. Quiet Hours: 10:00pm – 6:00am 
Reservations: www.recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777.
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water, Parking
Fees: $30.00 per site, $10.00 for each extra vehicle. Interagency Senior and Acess Passes provide pass holders with 50% off of camping fees - not valid for day use or extra vehicle parking fee.
Open Season: January - December
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: spring/summer/fall
Busiest Season: summer
Restrictions: 8 persons per site, 14 day stay limit.
Closest Towns: Santa Barbara, Santa Ynez, Solvang
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush
Passes: Interagency Senior and Acess Passes provide pass holders with 50% off of camping fees - not valid for day use or extra vehicle parking fee.
Operated By: Parks Management Company for the Forest Service
Information Center: Santa Barbara Ranger District: (805) 967-3481

General Information


(From Santa Barbara) Off Hwy 101, 10 miles N.W. on Hwy 154, 3.7 miles east on Paradise Road.

General Notes:

In campgrounds and picnic areas, dogs mst be kept on a leash. Dogs must wear a collar with current tags at all times, as state and county laws apply on National Forest System lands.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

River access & fishing across main road, nature trails, hiking.

No. of Sites 37
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


Camping trailer: yes
Picnic tables: yes
Tent camping: yes
Parking: yes
Toilets: flush
Drinking water: water spigots

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