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Los Prietos

11 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Los Padres National Forest

Los Prietos Campground is situated in the Los Padres National Forest and provides access to a variety of outdoor adventures, including water-related recreation and hiking. The family-friendly campground is green and lush and is a great place to camp in the mountains of western…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Available
  • Verizon
    Available
  • AT&T
    Available
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed

Features

For Campers

  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Max Length: 35 ft.

Reviews

11 Reviews of Los Prietos

Ratings Breakdown

  • 0
  • 0
  • 3
  • 3
  • 5
Sadia T.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 23, 2021

Definitely outdoor and in nature.

Enjoyed the wild turkeys walking by frequently. Bathrooms clean and staff was helpful in allowing me to switch my site that better accommodated my vehicle. No showers. Had cell and WiFi with Verizon. Spaces are paved. Lots of shade with trees but still hot in upper 90's in July. Also, river dry…

Site19
Month of VisitAugust
Aaron M.
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2021

Great campground!

Very nice camground and very clean bathrooms. Some sites were a little noisy past quiet time and it would be a non issue if the sites were spread out better. But it happens and they usually calm down after awhile. My kids loved the wild turkeys and there are alot of them! We drove down to state…

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  • Helped my son get ready for the hunt. I told him there was a giant spider in the woods. He was ready
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Month of VisitAugust
R
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2021

Ok

We drove from Long Beach. It’s a little far to travel for a campground that doesn’t have cool trails, big trees or creeks or anything. It’s nicely kept, but it’s probably better if you are local. There was a drought this year and the place was all brown. However, on the way to Solvang it hit me…

Site18
Month of VisitJuly

Location

Los Prietos is located in California

Directions

From Highway 101 in Santa Barbara, turn east onto Highway 154 and continue about 11 miles. Turn onto Paradise Road and travel about 3 miles to the campground.

Coordinates

34.54166631 N
119.809166 W

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About This Campground

Los Prietos Campground is situated in the Los Padres National Forest and provides access to a variety of outdoor adventures, including water-related recreation and hiking. The family-friendly campground is green and lush and is a great place to camp in the mountains of western California.

Recreation

The Santa Ynez River is popular for a variety of water-related recreation. The river can be accessed at White Rock Day Use Area, less than a half-mile from the campground.

Cachuma Lake Recreation Area is no-body-contact reservoir about 10 miles northwest of the campground. It offers boating, fishing and kayaking. Anglers will find an abundance of annually stocked trout. Carp and bass are also common catches.

Visitors enjoy a variety of hiking, biking and horseback riding trails. The Aliso National Recreation Trail is a popular, 2.5-mile loop that begins near the campground. Also nearby is the 18-mile Santa Cruz Trail, which provides access to a variety of other trails in the area.

The Camuesa OHV Route and its connecting trails are available within 10 miles of the campground.

Facilities

The campground offers dozens of single-family sites for tent or RV camping. No utility hookups are available at the campground.

Each site is equipped with a table, campfire ring with grill and a pedestal grill. Flush toilets and drinking water are provided. Trash collection bins are available throughout the campground.

Natural Features

The campground is nestled on the side of the Santa Ynez Mountains. Beautiful, mature oak trees provide ample shade, and abundant vegetation blankets the ground. The sites are roomy and allow for some privacy and separation.

Nearby Attractions

The campground is located 19 miles from Santa Barbara and the Pacific Ocean.

ADA Access: N

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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