Bates Canyon Campground


Area Status: Open

Nestled in a grove of large oaks and sycamores.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees: The Adventure Pass  or Annual Interagency Pass, Senior Interagency Pass, or Interagency Access Pass is required for Bates Canyon Campground.
Permit Info: Adventure Pass ($5/day or $30/year), or Annual Interagency Pass, Senior Interagency Pass, or Interagency Access Pass.
Open Season: January - December
Restrictions: Pack out all trash. 14 day stay limit.
Closest Towns: Santa Maria
Water: None
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Santa Lucia Ranger District
1616 No. Carlotti Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 925-9538 X 0
 

General Information

Directions: From Santa Maria: Hwy 166 50 miles east, Cottonwood Cyn. Rd. 7.5 miles southwest.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

Hunting, access to Sierra Madre Ridge and San Rafael Wilderness.

No. of Sites 6
Reservation Info None. First-come, first-serve
Fire Information For current fire restrictions, contact the Santa Lucia Ranger District at (805) 925-9538 or visit www.fs.usda.gov/lpnf

Amenities

Camping trailer: yes
Picnic tables: yes
Tent camping: yes
Parking: yes
Toilets: vault toilet

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
34.9532

  Longitude : 
-119.9079