Los Prietos Campground Los Padres National Forest California

111 Paradise Road
Santa Barbara, California 93105
805 967-8766
Lat / Long:

34.54167, -119.80917

Los Prietos campground has 37 campsites set among giant old oak trees and is located in the Los Padres National Forest in the Santa Ynez Mountains.  There are no hookups, but the campsites have a paved parking pad, table, fire ring and grill. The campsites can accommodate tents, trailers and RVs. The Santa Ynez River is less than a half-mile from the campground and offers some dandy fishing and other water related activities. Los Prietos campground has drinking water, flush toilets and a picnic area.

Other campgrounds in the area are Cachuma LakeFremont, Paradise, Sage Hill Group and Upper Oso.  You may also want to check out the campgrounds at El Capitan State Beach or Refugio State Beach.

Los Prietos – Area Recreation

Outdoor recreation includes camping, hiking, biking, horseback riding, OHV and wildlife viewing. As noted, you can fish at the nearby Santa Ynez River. Cachuma Lake is about 10 miles to the northwest and also offers boating, fishing, canoeing and kayaking. The popular Aliso National Recreation Trail is near the campground and the 18 mile Santa Cruz Trail is nearby.

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Best Campsites

4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12, 14, 22, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 35, 37

Campsite Types
  • ADA
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer

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  • BBQ Grills
  • Campground Host
  • Campsite Tables
  • Cell Service Poor
  • Drinking Water
  • Equestrian trail
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood Available
  • Golden Age & Access Passports accepted
  • Grills
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms (Flush Toilets)
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • OHVing
  • OTV Trails/Riding
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • River
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Walking Trails
  • Wildlife Viewing

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  1. Hi. Dod you have extra parking lot because i have 2 car . So the extra car i would like to park in the parking lot please answer ASAP

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