Sandstone Day Use Area


Area Status: Open

Sandstone Day Use Area is located along the Santa Ynez River on Paradise Road, 9.5 miles from Highway 154. There is paved parking for approximately 30 vehicles. There is one trash bin located at the site and two toilets.  The Santa Ynez River can be accessed from the site.

Sandstone Day Use Area is open all year.  However, during high river flows Paradise Road is closed to motorized traffic.

Sandy beach, river access, lots of parking, oak trees, sandstone cliffs, no picnic tables, no barbecues, no water. 

Area amenities: Parking, trash, toilets

At a Glance

Reservations: None
Area Amenities: Toilets,Parking
Fees: The Sandstone Day Use Picnic Area is no longer be an Adventure Pass recreation site. This day use area is managed by the Parks Management for the Forest Service. $10 per vehicle or you can purchase and use the Parks Management Annual Day Use Pass for $50. Pass can be purchased from the PMC at www.campone.com or purchased from the campground hosts at Paradise Campground, Upper Oso Campground or Sage Hill Campground. 
Open Season: March - December
Usage: Medium
Best Season: Spring/Summer/Fall
Busiest Season: Summer
Closest Towns: Santa Barbara, Santa Ynez, Solvang 
Water: None
Restroom: Portable-on site all year.
Passes: This day use area is managed by the Parks Management for the Forest Service. $10 per vehicle or you can purchase and use the Parks Management Annual Day Use Pass for $50. Pass can be purchased from the PMC at www.campone.com or purchased from the campground hosts at Paradise Campground, Upper Oso Campground or Sage Hill Campground. 
Operated By: Parks Management Company for the Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

From Highway 154 turn east Paradise Road. Follow for 8.0 miles to the site.  


Directions:

From Highway 154 turn east Paradise Road. Follow for 8.0 miles to the site.  


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Picnicking

General Info:

Directions

From Highway 154 turn east Paradise Road. Follow for 8.0 miles to the site.  


Amenities

Parking: Yes
Toilets: Vault Toilet

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
34.5351

  Longitude : 
-119.7142