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FREMONT CAMPGROUND, CA

part ofLos Padres National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: FREMONT CAMPGROUND (CA)
Status: Closed through Thu Mar 19 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Fremont Campground is a family-friendly facility located just off California's western coast. It provides access to a variety of hiking, biking and horseback riding trails, as well as some off-road vehicle trails, in a scenic area.

Natural Features:

The campground is located in the Lower Santa Ynez Recreation Area of the Santa Barbara Ranger District. It is situated in an forest of mostly oak trees in hilly terrain at an elevation of about 1,000 feet. The campground is full of lush greenery and is shady.

Recreation:

The Santa Ynez River is popular for a variety of water-related recreation. It can be accessed at nearby White Rock Day Use Area. Cachuma Lake Recreation Area, a no-body-contact reservoir, is also nearby. It offers boating, kayaking and fishing opportunities.

Visitors enjoy access to a variety of hiking, biking and horseback riding trails. The Aliso National Recreation Trail is a popular, 2.5-mile loop available close to 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 connectors are within 10 miles.

Facilities:

The campground offers more than a dozen sites for tent or RV camping. Some sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Large accessible sites are also available.

Each site is equipped with a table, campfire ring with grill and a pedestal grill. Accessible flush toilets and drinking water are provided. Firewood is available for purchase from the host.

Nearby Attractions:

The large city of Santa Barbara is located about 18 miles from the campground. The coast is not far beyond that.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Accessible Sites
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood Vendor
  • Grills
  • Host
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Paved Roads
  • Self Pay Station
  • Tables
  • Trash Collection
Within 10 Miles
  • Bait Shop
  • Boating
  • Cafe
  • Fishing
  • General Store
  • Horse Rentals
  • Horseback Riding Trails
  • Lake Access
  • Mountain Biking
  • Off-Road Vehicle Trails
  • River Access
  • Swimming
  • Trailheads
Know Before You Go
  • Fire restrictions (on all campfires and charcoal fires) may be imposed at any time, due to hot, dry weather conditions; for current fire conditions or weather closures, contact the campground manager by calling (805) 967-8766
  • For current fire
  • Additional fees will be collected for extra vehicles at the campground
  • Poison oak may be present in the area
  • Click here for more information on the Los Padres National Forest
  • Don't Move Firewood: Protect California's forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. For more information visit firewood.ca.gov.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
34.54306, -119.82028
34°32'35"N, 119°49'13"W

From Santa Barbara, take Highway 154 approximately 9 miles to Paradise Road. Turn right and follow the road to the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

FREMONT CAMPGROUND
5050 PARADISE ROAD
SANTA BARBARA  CA  93105

Phone Number:

Information:  (805)967-8766
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