Bates Canyon Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Nestled in a grove of large oaks and sycamores.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Adventure Pass Campground
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.

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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
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
34.9532

  Longitude : 
-119.9079

 

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