Experience Life Elevated, and not just in an altitude sense. Wildflowers, snow season, summer campouts and star gazing are the seasonal highs atop Figueroa Mountain. Lose yourself in a grove of beautiful red Manzanita and a variety of Oaks and Pines where Figueroa Campground will lift your spirits and your senses. Take a leisurely walk up the mountain ridge to watch the beautiful sunset or walk the trail around the campground to see the wildlife and all of nature’s beauty. This easily accessed pedestal in the pines is also very popular with hunters during the annual
deer season. Additionally, don’t miss the amazing wildflower display during the spring season!
Nestled in a grove of beautiful red Manzanita and a variety of oaks and pines, lies Figueroa Campground.
Figueroa Campground serves as a centralized location to various trailheads, including the Davy Brown/Fir Canyon and Ballard Trails. It also provides a short drive to the beautiful Pino Alto Day Use Area/Nature Trail and Cumbre Day Use Area, located on Figueroa Lookout Road. On this road you will also find the Figueroa Lookout and its’ majestic view of the San Rafael Wilderness.
During spring, Figueroa Campground is an ideal place to camp while you enjoy the magnificent wildflower displays that Figueroa Mountain has to offer. This is also the home of numerous spring migrating birds, such as the exquisite western tanager, who breeds and raises its’ young on Figueroa Mountain until August.
From the middle of August to the end of September, this campground is very popular with hunters during the annual deer season. Nights are often cold, even during the summer months, therefore, jackets and sweaters are recommended. Hot summer months also bring out gnats and deer flies, so don’t forget your insect repellant.
- $20.00 per night per single family site for up to 6 people and 1 vehicle
- $10.00 extra person (up to 8) per night and $10.00 extra vehicle charge (up to 2) per night
- $10.00 day use fee per vehicle
- Golden Age/Golden Access Pass for single family campsites only
- Parks Management Day Use Annual Pass
Figueroa Campground with its 33 campsites include fire rings, pedestal barbeques and a picnic table at every site. Hard packed soil makes several of the sites accessible to the three, double vault, wheelchair accessible bathrooms. Figueroa Campground can accommodate RVs, 25’ and under, although hook-ups are not available. Three dumpsters are located on Figueroa Mountain Road for
convenient trash disposal. There is no drinking water at this site.
- Accessible Sites
- Accessible Vault Toilets
- Bird Watching
- Campfire Rings
- Day Use Area
- Firewood Vendor
- Horseback Riding Trails
- Mountain Biking
- Self Pay Station
- Vault Toilets
- Wildlife Viewing
Trails, horseback riding, off road vehicle use, mountain biking, fishing, camping and backpacking, seasonal hunting, shooting and photography are all popular
recreational uses on Figueroa Mountain. Figueroa Campground serves as a centralized location to various trailheads, including the Davy Brown/Fir Canyon and
Ballard Trails. On Figueroa Lookout Road, you will also find amazing views of rolling hills and the shimmering Pacific Ocean in the distance.
- Camping fee includes 1 vehicle and 1 tent, trailer or RV
- $10 fee for each extra vehicle
- No drinking water is available
- No public showers in the region
- Fireworks are prohibited at all times
- The nearest stores and gas are 15 minute drive down mountain to Los Olivios along Hwy 154
- No cell service can be found in the campground
- Don’t hike alone. Tell someone where you plan to go and then stick to your plans
- Don’t take unnecessary chances—help for emergencies is miles away
- Make sure you have a first aid kit and other safety gear with you when hiking
- Nights are often cold, even during the summer months, therefore, jackets and sweaters are recommended
- Bring your gnat/mosquito repellent in Spring/Summer/Fall
- 2 night minimum stay on weekends
- 3 night minimum stay on holidays
- Click here for more information on Los Padres National Forest
- Figueroa Campground is a "Campfire Use Site Campfires are normally permitted year around without a California Campfire Use Permit. Under some conditions, wood fires and barbecues may be prohibited in all areas of the national forest. Fires at Campground are only permitted in fire rings provided by the Forest Service.
- 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
A few miles away Davy Brown Campground is the starting point for several trails, including the spectacular Davy Brown Trail/Fir Canyon Trail. Two miles further are the Lower Manzana and Upper Manzana Trailheads, entry points to the majestic San Rafael Wilderness. Los Olivios, Santa Ynez, Solvang and Buelton are within a 1 hour drive.