Colson Campground

Area Status: Closed

Colson Campground closed permanently in April 2021. Please contact the Santa Lucia Ranger District for more information about the closure.

The following campgrounds are open and can be accessed off Hwy 166: Bates Campground, Miranda Pine, Rock Front OHV Area (Buck Springs Campground, Paradise and Baja Campground), Horseshoe and Brookshire.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed permanently
Best Season: Spring
Busiest Season: Summer
Closest Towns: Santa Maria is located 40 miles west of Colson Canyon.
Water: None
Restroom: None
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Santa Lucia Ranger District
1616 No.Carlotti Dr.
Santa Maria, CA 93454
Phone: (805) 865-0416

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