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Falls Day Use Picnic Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Paved parking, next to river, shady, oak trees, sandstone cliffs, sandy beaches. Swimming holes in nearby river. Four picnic sites. tables, parking, garbage bins, barbecues, restrooms.Watch out for poison oak.

No overnight camping. Day use only. 

At a Glance

Reservations: None. First-come, first-serve.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
$10 per vehicle day use fee. $15.00 per vehicle with trailer. Annual Parks Management Pass can be purchased and used for day use. Annual pass is $50 and can be purchased through www.campone.com or calling the Parks Management Company at 805-434-1996. PMC Annual Passes can also be purchased from the Parks Management Campground hosts located at the Paradise Campground, Upper Oso Campground and Sage Hill. 
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Best Season: Spring/Summer/Fall
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: For current fire restrictions, contact Santa Barbara Ranger District at (805) 967-3481 or visit www.fs.usda.gov/lpnf
Closest Towns: Santa Barbara, approximately 30 miles
Water: None
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Parks Management Concession Company 805-434-1996, www.campone.com
Information Center:
Santa Barbara Ranger District Office
3505 Paradise Rd
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 967-3481

General Information

Directions: (From Santa Barbara) Off Hwy 101, 10 miles N.W. on Hwy 154, 7.3 miles E. on Paradise Road.

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River access, fishing, hiking, mountain biking.

No. of Accessible Sites 4
Fire Information For current fire restrictions, contact Santa Barbara Ranger District at (805) 967-3481 or visit www.fs.usda.gov/lpnf
No. of Sites 4
Reservation Info None


Picnic tables Yes
Toilets Yes
Parking Yes
Accessible picnic sites and restrooms
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