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Los Prietos Campground South Los Padres National Forest

  • Camp Type: Car Campground - Please Make A Reservation
  • Topo Map Link: San Marcos Pass
  • Elevation: 1000 feet
  • Wilderness Area: Non Wilderness Area
  • County: Santa Barbara County
  • Ranger District: Santa Barbara Ranger District
  • Longitude: -119.8018634
  • Latitude: 34.54027507
  • Water Sources: Piped
  • Length of Stay: 14 Days
  • Reservations: Car Campground - Please Make A Reservation


Nice shade, large oak trees, paved roads. White Rock Day Use has river access ¼ mile away. Excellent river access to the Santa Ynez River along the last 6 miles of Paradise Road. Watch out for poison oak. Firewood available for $6.00 from campground host.

Current Conditions: Closed for the winter season. Will reopen in March, 2015
Operational Hours: Check-in time: 2:00pm, Check-out time: 12:00noon  Quiet Hours: 10:00pm – 6:00am 
Reservations: www.recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $20.00 per site, $5.00 for each extra vehicle. 60% of sites are reservable and others are first come, first served.
Permit Info: A free permit for Day Use in the Santa Ynez Recreation Area will be issued by the Concessionaire when camping in a Concession managed campground.
Restrictions: 8 persons per site, 14 day stay limit.
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush
Operated By: Rocky Mountain Recreation Company (805) 967-8766 / www.rockymountainrec.com

Directions: (From Santa Barbara) Off Hwy 101, 10 miles N.W. on Hwy 154, 3.7 miles east on Paradise Road.

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Last Updated: Monday, August 17, 2015

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