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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…
Aliso Campground South Los Padres
2800 ft. • Santa Barbara County • Mt. Pinos Ranger District • Car Campground
Aliso Car Campground is located near New Cuyama on the paved Aliso Park Road. The camp has 2 pit toilets, picnic tables and water is available.…
Alms Ridge Campground North Los Padres
1900 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Car Campground
Alms Ridge is one of the camps along the Coast Ridge Road, This camp is shaded by a mix of trees and is located on the top of the ridge looking over the Pacific Ocean. Access from Los Burros Road (23S01) sometimes called Willow Creek Road off of Highway 1
American Canyon Campground South Los Padres
3200 ft. • San Luis Obispo County • Santa Lucia Ranger District • Car Campground
American Canyon Seasonal Campground is an oak shaded campground offering 14 campsites; there is paved road access and 2 pit toilets. Recreational activities include hunting, horseback riding and trail head to Marchesna Mountain Wilderness. There is a fee charged at this campground. The American Canyon…
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.
Arroyo Seco Campground North Los Padres
900 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Car Campground
Overview Arroyo Seco Campground is a semi-rustic, but developed facility in California's westernmost national forest. It offers a great escape from bustling city life, into the mountain air and provides access to a variety of outdoor recreation opportunities. Natural…
Baja Campground South Los Padres
1500 ft. • San Luis Obispo County • Santa Lucia Ranger District • Car Campground
This is a primative campground and does not offer the noramal facilities that a standard campground has available such as drinking water, sinks, flush toilets. One site provides campers with table, barbecue / fire ring and pit toilet. Number of Sites: 1 Campsite From Santa…
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…
Ballinger Campground South Los Padres
3000 ft. • Santa Barbara County • Mt. Pinos Ranger District • Car Campground
Ballinger campround is located at the end of Ballinger Canyon Road of Highway 33 and is a popular OHV campground, this area has numerous OHV trails. The camp has picnic tables, vault toilets and no water availble. Restrictions: Spark arrestors and Off-highway…
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…
Bates Canyon Campground South Los Padres
2700 ft. • Santa Barbara County • Santa Lucia Ranger District • Car Campground
Bates Canyon is car campground located close to Santa Maria off the Highway 166, The campground has 6 tent sites that are nestled in a grove of large oaks and sycamores. Directions: From Santa Maria: Hwy 166 50 miles east, Cottonwood Cyn. Rd. 7.5 miles…
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.
Bluff Guard Station Los Padres
4,480 ft. • Santa Barbara County • Santa Barbara Ranger District • Cabin
  Overview: Bluff Guard Station still serves as an administrative outpost for Forest crews and volunteer crews. It is located 20 miles north of Upper Oso on the Buckhorn Road and at the point where the Grapevine Trail out of the San Cruz drainage crosses the road and then becomes the Indian…
Bottochers Gap Campground North Los Padres
2200 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Car Campground
BOTTCHER'S GAP IS CLOSED DUE TO THE 2016 SOBERANES FIRE NO TIMEFRAME HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED FOR IT BEING REOPENED   Bottcher's Gap Camp is located at the end of Palo Colorado Rd at the 
Brookshire Campground South Los Padres
1500 ft. • Santa Barbara County • Santa Lucia Ranger District • Car Campground
Brookshire campround in the Los Padres National Forest can accommodate trailers up to 16 feet long. From Santa Maria: Highway 166 to Sierra Madre Road. Sierra Madre Road to Miranda Pines Road. Take Miranda Pines Road to Forest Road #11N04 and make a right into Brookshire Campground.
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.
Caballo Campground South Los Padres
5850 ft. • Kern County • Mt. Pinos Ranger District • Car Campground
Pinon Pine covered Caballo Campground is located about a half mile north of Noroeste Road along Quatal Canyon Road (9N27).  9N27 is an unimproved road which can be difficult for some vehicles.  Caballo is Spanish for horse and…
Cachuma Campground South Los Padres
2200 ft. • Santa Barbara County • Santa Barbara Ranger District • Car Campground
Cachuma Campground is closed permanently.
Campo Alto Campground South Los Padres
8250 ft. • Kern County • Mt. Pinos Ranger District • Car Campground
Campo Alto is a car campground located at the top of Cerro Noroeste in the Mt. Pinos region of the Los Padres National Forest.  Located at 8.250ft, the campground is shaded by a thick blanket of Jeffrey pine and offers great views of the Los Padres and surrounding areas. Campo Alto supports…
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…
Cerro Alto Campground South Los Padres
2,620 ft. • San Luis Obispo County • Santa Lucia Ranger District • Car Campground
The campground sits at 1,000′ above sea level in a verdant canyon pass astride a semiannual creek. Cerro Alto Peak (2,624′) is the destination of Hikers, Bikers and Equestrians with its 360° view encompassing the Central California Coast and Inland Valley. The campground has 22 units, 12 of…
Chalk Peak Campground North Los Padres
3,000 ft ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Car Campground
Chalk peak car campground is located above Highway 1 off Nacimiento-Ferguson Rd out the unpaved South Coast Ridge Road.  The campground is just off the road on the north side.  There are not great views from camp but there are great views nearby.  Chalk Peak is accessible by high clearance vehicles…
Cherry Creek Campground South Los Padres
5200 ft. • Kern County • Mt. Pinos Ranger District • Car Campground
Located above Cuddy Valley near Frazier Park in the Mt. Pinos Area, this is a car camp located at the end of Chery Creek Road (20W20) which should only be used by four wheel drive capable vehicles.
China Camp Campground North Los Padres
4300 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Car Campground
Located next to the Pine Ridge Trail (3E06) No reservations. First-come, First-serve only. 9 campsites. Directions: From Highway 101 north, exit at Arroyo Seco road near the city of Greenfield…
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