Santa Barbara Camping

Santa Barbara Camping & RV Parks

Whether you're an avid camper looking for the best Santa Barbara campgrounds, or an RV park to "call it a night" in your home away from home, the American Riviera offers plenty of options to suit any need. Looking to do some beach camping, or to curl up next to a toasty fire in a camping cabin? After making a trip to Santa Barbara, you'll definitely be a "happy camper".

You may also be interested in seeing more of Santa Barbara's natural aspects, check out our Great Outdoors Itinerary or go for a Santa Barbara Adventure!


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El Capitan Canyon
  • 11560 Calle Real
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93117
  • Information: 805-685-3887

Located fifteen minutes north of downtown Santa Barbara, nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, lies El Capitan Canyon, an incredible resort secluded amongst ancient sycamores ...MORE

Cachuma Lake Recreation Area & Campground
  • Highway 154
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93105
  • Information: 805-568-2460

Fall into the fall season at Cachuma Lake! Come camping and witness the beautiful transformation into cool, crisp days and nights. Leaves are changing colors and slowly drifting to the ground.  Fall ...MORE

El Capitan State Beach
  • Highway 101 at El Capitan State Beach exit
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93117
  • Information: (805) 968-1033

El Capitán State Beach offers visitors a sandy beach, rocky tidepools, and stands of sycamore and oaks along El Capitán Creek. It's a perfect setting for swimming, fishing, surfing, ...MORE

Gaviota State Park
  • 33 miles west of Santa Barbara on U.S. 101
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Information: (805) 968-1033

Gaviota State Park takes its name from the Spanish word for seagull, given to the area by soldiers of the Portola Expedition who supposedly killed a seagull while camping here in 1769.  Marked by ...MORE

Jalama Beach County Park & Campground
  • 9999 Jalama Road
  • Lompoc, CA 93436
  • Information: (805) 568-2461

Land near Jalama Creek was once a Chumash Indian settlement named "Halama". In 1943, 23.5 acres of privately owned land was donated to the County of Santa Barbara, and thus, our park was formed. ...MORE

Refugio State Beach
  • 10 Refugio Beach Road
  • Goleta, CA 93117
  • Information: (805) 968-1033

Refugio State Beach offers excellent coastal fishing as well as trails and picnic sites. Palm trees planted near Refugio Creek give a distinctive look to the beach and camping area.  Please ...MORE

Santa Barbara Sunrise RV Park
  • 516 South Salinas Street
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93103
  • Information: (805) 966-9954

This the ONLY RV park located in the city of Santa Barbara. Enjoy the hospitality of our small, family owned urban RV park.  We offer convenient, comfortable RV sites and friendly, dependable ...MORE

Ocean Mesa Campground
  • 100 El Capitan Terrace Lane
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93117
Vacation Trailers 2 U
  • P.O. Box 3644
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93130
  • Information: 877-392-2674
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Hotel Milo

Beachfront with complimentary WiFi & 2 wine tasting tickets

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...with Santa Barbara this fall at Spanish Garden Inn.

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