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19 or Nineteen Oaks Camp South Los Padres
1709 ft. • Santa Barbara County • Santa Barbara Ranger District • Trail Camp
19 Oaks camp is located on the Santa Cruz Trail (27W09) The hike begins at Upper Oso Campground in the Oso Canyon, 34.55729, -119.77116. After going around a locked gate, follow a wide motor cycle road for under three quarters of a mile. The trail is fairly low angle and covered…
ABC Camp North Los Padres
2150 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
Located off Nacimento Fergusson Forest Road (22S01), next to the Nacimento Forest Service Facility. Please let us know if you visit this location, we have no information on this location and very interested to see where this camp is located.
Abel Canyon Camp South Los Padres
1726 ft. • Santa Barbara County • Santa Lucia Ranger District • Trail Camp
Abel Canyon Camp is located on the Sisquoc Trail (30W1) in the San Rafael Wilderness.  Abel is one of the more remote and seldom visited camps.  It's located under a thicket of oak trees just above a perennial seep along the Sisquoc River.  The camp can be quite dark and dank due…
Alamar Saddle Camp South Los Padres
5650 ft. • Santa Barbara County • Santa Barbara Ranger District • Trail Camp
This camp is located 2/10 of a mile south of the Alamar Saddle on a side loop of the Buckhorn Road (9N11). Alamar Camp is located at the junction of the Buckhorn and Alamar Trail (26W06), and is not far from the peak of…
Alcove Camp South Los Padres
3750 ft. • Santa Barbara County • Santa Lucia Ranger District • Trail Camp
Located at the bottom of a cliff and surrounded by oak trees, a great for pitching a tent. The camp has nice spot right under the cliff with soft sand that is totally sheltered from the rain.
Alder Creek Camp - Santa Barbara County South Los Padres
2800 ft. • Santa Barbara County • Santa Barbara Ranger District • Trail Camp
East of Santa Barbara via Gibraltar Road to East Camino Cielo Road (5N12), then down Romero Camuesa Road 5N15.1. Park your car at the old Juncal…
Alder Creek Camp - Silver Peak Wilderness North Los Padres
2270 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
The Alder Creek Camp is located at the junction of the Buckeye Trail (5E09) and the Alder Creek Campground Road, the camp is located on the border of the Silver Peak Wilderness, You can access the camp via the South Coast Ridge Road…
Alder Creek Camp - Ventura South Los Padres
2520 ft. • Ventura County • Ojai Ranger District • Trail Camp
Access the Alder Creek Camp from Alder Creek Trail (20W11) from the trailhead at Dough Flat trailhead. Dough Flat is 17 miles north of Fillmore on unimproved Forest Road 6N16 (Oak Flat/Cow Spring Road). Vehicle…
Alejandro Camp South Los Padres
1600 ft. • Santa Barbara County • Santa Lucia Ranger District • Trail Camp
Special features:This camp lies amidst numerous large oaks and is surrounded by a two strand barbed wire fence designed to keep out range cattle in the area. Historical highlights: This site was apparently named after Alejandro Ontiveros who established an early hunter retreat here. The land…
Ant Camp South Los Padres
2700 ft. • Ventura County • Ojai Ranger District • Trail Camp
Ant camp is a small trail camp located on the trail junction of Bucksnort Trail and the Aqua Blanca Trail in the Sespe Wilderness, the camp is at 2700 feet elevation. The camp is well named…
Apple Tree Camp North Los Padres
2960 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
Located on the Turner Creek Trail (1E02) in the Ventana Wilderness.
Ballard Camp South Los Padres
2080 ft. • Santa Barbara County • Santa Lucia Ranger District • Trail Camp
The camp is named after William N. Ballard. He was the station agent at the Ballard stage coach station which he established in the early 1860's until his death around 1870. The camp was established as a hunting camp on Birabent Creek which was named for a early homesteader in the canyon. Mr. Ballard…
Balm of Gilead Camp South Los Padres
2000 ft. • San Luis Obispo County • Santa Lucia Ranger District • Trail Camp
The Balm of Gilead camp gets its name from the Balm of Gilead trees that grow in the area. This is a trail camp. Access: Located northeast of Arroyo Grande via the Pozo-Arroyo Grande county road and the Trout Creek Trail (31S01)…
Barlow Flat Camp North Los Padres
1000 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
Barlow Flat Camp is a trail camp located on the Pine Ridge Trail (3E06) in the Ventana Wilderness 
Barrel Springs Camp South Los Padres
1000 ft. • Santa Barbara County • Santa Lucia Ranger District • Historical Camp
This is no longer a car camp, you can still hike or bike into the camp. The spring is no longer working, so now accessible water at this camp unless the creek is flowing. The camp has plenty of tables and fire rings. The campground is located east of Santa Maria via the Tepusquet Road, Colson…
Bear Basin Camp North Los Padres
3500 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
A small primative trial camp located on the Bear Basin Trail (3E11) in the Ventana Wilderness.
Bear Camp South Los Padres
1400 ft. • Santa Barbara County • Santa Lucia Ranger District • Trail Camp
Bear camp is located on the Bear Canyon Trail (31W05). This is a small trail camp.
Bear Creek Camp South Los Padres
2820 ft. • Ventura County • Ojai Ranger District • Trail Camp
Bear Creek camp is located on the Sespe River Trail in the Sespe Wilderness. The camp sits near the creek on a sandy bench/beach area, the camp is surrounded by sycamores and cottonwoods. The Bear fire of 1971 originated here. Sespe and Willet hot springs are located down trail from here. Access:…
Beartrap Camp South Los Padres
5000 ft. • Ventura County • Mt. Pinos Ranger District • Trail Camp
Positioned in the pine trees, Bear Trap camp is located on the Gene Marshall-Piedra Blanca Trail(22W03) in the Sespe Wilderness. The camp is about 5 Miles from Reyes Creek Camp.
Big Cone Camp South Los Padres
1680 ft. • Ventura County • Ojai Ranger District • Trail Camp
The camp is located on the Santa Paula Canyon Trail (21W11). The camp is near the falls and gorge of Santa Paula Creek. Named after the Big Cone Spruce trees in the area.
Big Cone Spruce Camp South Los Padres
3800 ft. • Santa Barbara County • Santa Lucia Ranger District • Trail Camp
The camp is near some very Iarge big cone Douglas Fir trees which are numerous in this part of the canyon. Located on the Big Cone Spruce Trail (28W04), up the canyon from just above Manzana Narrows Camp.
Big Pine Camp South Los Padres
6,100 ft. • Santa Barbara County • Santa Lucia Ranger District • Trail Camp
Big Pine Camp (aka Big Pine Spring Camp) is located about 1/4mile down off the Buckhorn Rd on the western flank of Big Pine Mtn in the San Rafael Wilderness.  Big Pine Camp has a very reliable spring which helps fill up a large metal sub-terranean spring tank.  In order to access the water you must…
Big Pines Camp - Ventana Wilderness North Los Padres
3400 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
A small rustic trail camp located on the Ventana Double Cone Trail (2E04) in the Ventana Wilderness.
Bill Faris Camp South Los Padres
4200 ft. • Santa Barbara County • Santa Barbara Ranger District • Trail Camp
Bill Faris is a small camp on Alamar Creek between Alamar Saddle and Dutch Oven.  There are about 5 icecan stoves in camp.  The camp used to be pretty nice but after the Zaca Fire the huge pine tree in camp died and has since become a hazard to the camp.  Most people are now camping in the small meadow…
Blue Canyon Camp South Los Padres
1700 ft. • Santa Barbara County • Santa Barbara Ranger District • Trail Camp
Blue Canyon gets its name from the blue-green serpentine formations found along its 5 mile length. The canyon runs directly along the Santa Ynez Fault. This is a relatively narrow canyon with several overnight camps along it and a stream that flows year round. Beyond Cottam Camp a number of options…
Blue Jay Camp South Los Padres
3550 ft. • Santa Barbara County • Santa Barbara Ranger District • Trail Camp
A small camp lopcated halfway between Bluff and Poplar Camp on Indian Creek. Ray’s Notes Bob Burtness NotesAdministration: Los Padres National Forest, Santa Barbara District
Bluff Camp - Santa Paula Trail South Los Padres
4600 ft. • Ventura County • Ojai Ranger District • Trail Camp
Bluff Camp in the Los Padres National Forest is located at the end of the Santa Paula Canyon Trail 21W11, this camp is in the lower part of Timber Canyon.
Buck Creek Camp South Los Padres
4200 ft. • Ventura County • Ojai Ranger District • Trail Camp
Buck Creek Camp is located on the Buck Creek Trail (18W01) in the Sespe Wilderness
Buck Skin Flat Camp North Los Padres
1600 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
Buck Skin Flat Camp is located on the Carmel River Trail (3E03) in the Ventana Wilderness.
Buckeye Camp South Los Padres
1700 ft. • San Luis Obispo County • Santa Lucia Ranger District • Trail Camp
Buckeye Camp is located on the Caldwell Trout Creek Trail (15E06) in the Garcia Wilderness.
Carmel River Camp North Los Padres
1200 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
The Carmel River TrailCamp is located on the Carmel River Trail (3E03), which is located in the Ventana Wilderness, the camp is located next to the junction of the Miller Canyon Trail (3E04).
Carrizo Springs Camp North Los Padres
3000 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
Carrizo Springs Camp is located on the Carrizo Trail (4E27) in the Ventana Wilderness.
Cedar Creek Camp South Los Padres
5,080 ft. • Ventura County • Mt. Pinos Ranger District • Trail Camp
Located on a bench between the South Fork Cedar Creek and an unnamed drainage, Cedar Creek is a fantastic camp under a lush forest of incense cedar and ponderosa pines. There are three fire-rings within the camp and enough room to play some frisbee or spread out should you have a larger group.  Being…
Chorro Grande Camp South Los Padres
6400 ft. • Ventura County • Ojai Ranger District • Trail Camp
Chorro Grande Camp is a small primative trail camp located off the Highway 33 up the Chorro Grande Trail (23W05)
Cieneg Camp South Los Padres
3480 ft. • Ventura County • Ojai Ranger District • Trail Camp
Cieneg Camp is a primitive trail camp located on the Santa Paula Canyon Trail(21W11) just after the junction with the Santa Paula Peak Trail (20W16).
Cienega Camp North Los Padres
1700 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
Cienega Camp is a small primitive trial camp located on the Big Sur Trail (3E07) in the Ventana Wilderness.
Cliff Camp South Los Padres
1800 ft. • Santa Barbara County • Santa Lucia Ranger District • Trail Camp
The camp was established by a Forest Service trail crew as a trail camp while they were rebuilding the Sisquoc River Trail 3OW12 after the 1968 flood.Located between the Sisquoc River and a tall cliff face. Hawks often nest in cavities in the face of the cliff.
Clover Basin Camp North Los Padres
1800 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
Clover Basin Camp is a small primitive trail camp loacted on the Miller Canyon Trail (3E04) in the Ventana Wilderness.
Coche Camp South Los Padres
3350 ft. • Santa Barbara County • Santa Barbara Ranger District • Historical Camp
Coche Camp is a small primitive trail camp located on the Santa Cruz Trail (27W09) in the San Rafael Wilderness.  According to local legend, Coche means pig and must…
Coldwater Camp South Los Padres
1600 ft. • Santa Barbara County • Santa Lucia Ranger District • Trail Camp
Coldwater Camp is a small primitive trail camp on the Manzana Trail (30W13) located in the San Rafael Wilderness
Coltrell Flat South Los Padres
2312 ft. • Ventura County • Ojai Ranger District • Trail Camp
Coltrell Flat is a small camp along the Sespe River and the Sespe River Trail about 10.5 miles downstream from Piedra Blanca Trailhead. This camp is close to Sespe Hot Springs.
Comings Camp North Los Padres
3200 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
Located on the Skinner Ridge Trail (1E04)in the Ventana Wilderness at 3200 ft.
Cook Springs Camp North Los Padres
4400 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
A small primitive trial camp
Cottam Camp South Los Padres
1600 ft. • Santa Barbara County • Santa Barbara Ranger District • Trail Camp
In 1915 Russel and Albert Cottam obtained a special use permit on a meadow where Blue Canyon and Forbush Creek join to flow north to the Santa Ynez River. Originally the camp was known as Lower Blue Camp but later became Cottam Camp. The brothers built a cabin and corrals and used the area as a pack…
Cottonwood Camp - Sisquoc Trail South Los Padres
3400 ft. • Santa Barbara County • Santa Lucia Ranger District • Trail Camp
Cottonwood Camp is located along the Sisquoc Trail (27W07).  It is most frequently accessed from either Santa Barbara Canyon or as part of a longer trip from Nira Campground.  There are three camps within Cottonwood: a lower camp, which is across the…
Cove Camp South Los Padres
1750 ft. • Ventura County • Ojai Ranger District • Trail Camp
Located on the south side of Agua Blanca Creek on a stream terrace. A bend in the creek forms a shallow cove. Large oak trees shade the camp. It is located about 1 1/2 miles down stream from the Big Narrows. It is a good place to camp and day hike up to explore and swim the Big Narrows pools.  It…
Cow Spring Camp South Los Padres
3700 ft. • Ventura County • Ojai Ranger District • Trail Camp
Located at the end of the Squaw Flat abandoned road, the camp was the beginning of the Alder Creek Trail (20W11) that descended to Alder Creek. North of the camp, along the trail are large exposures of deep red Sespe sandstone. There is a small seasonal waterfall at the head of Stone Corral Creek.…
Cross Camp South Los Padres
1800 ft. • Ventura County • Ojai Ranger District • Trail Camp
A small primitive trail camp located on the Last Chance Trail(21W09).
Cuchudas Camp South Los Padres
1700 ft. • Santa Barbara County • Santa Lucia Ranger District • Trail Camp
Chuchudas Camp is located on the Horse Canyon Labrea Trail (31W09) in the San Rafael Wilderness.
Danish Creek Camp North Los Padres
1400 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
A small primitive trail camp located on the Rattlesnake Creek Trail (2E11) in the Ventana Wilderness.
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