Paradise Campground

Area Status: Open
[image] Paradise Campground

Surrounded by beautiful huge oak trees, large sites, 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 15 campsites. 

Reservations: 12 campsites are now on the reservation system, or by calling 1-877-444-6777.  (3 sites) are first-come, first-serve.

Wood and charcoal fires/BBQs are allowed with a CA Campfire Permit:

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Check in time is 3:00pm, check out time is 12:00 noon. Quiet time is from 10:00pm - 6:00am.
Reservations: or by calling 1-877-444-6777.
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water, Parking
Fees: $30.00 per site (6-8 peple), $10.00 for each extra vehicle.There are (2) double sites available that can accomodate up to 16 people, $55.00 per site. 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: Medium-Heavy
Best Season: Spring
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: 14 day stay limit.
Closest Towns: Santa Barbara, Santa Ynez, Solvang 
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush
Operated By: Parks Management Company for the Forest Service
Information Center: Santa Barbara Ranger District: (805) 967-3481 or (805) 724-0079.

General Information


(From Santa Barbara) Off Hwy 101, 10 miles N.W. on Hwy 154, 3 miles E. 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

Hiking, fishing, and river access across the road.

No. of Sites 15
Reservation Info or 1-877-444-6777
Fire Information For current fire restrictions, contact Santa Barbara Ranger District at (805) 967-3481 or visit


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

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