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The facility consistes of many oak trees. The Santa Ynez River can be accessed from the site. The Santa Ynez River is the longest stretch of free-flowing river in southern California, and the recreation area provides a good place to enjoy the river. The Lower Santa Ynez River Area provides a unique oak-lined river ecosystem with surrounding vegetation made up of oak woodland/mixed chaparral that sits at approximately 2,000 feet elevation.
First come, first served.
- $30.00 per van
- $50.00 per bus
- $10.00 day use fee per vehicle
- Memorial to Labor Day
- Parks Management Day Use Annual Pass
There are 27 picnic sites. Flush toilets, barbecues, tables, garbage bins, accessible. Barbecues or fires only permitted in the day use area; not permitted along the river.Watch out for poison oak.
- Day Use Area
- Drinking Water
- Flush Toilets
- Paved Parking Spurs
- Picnic Area
- River Access
- Self Pay Station
- Trash Collection
As of November 1, 2016, the White Rock Day Use Picnic Area will no longer be an Adventure Pass recreation site. This day use area will be managed by the Parks Management for the Forest Service.
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Featured Campground - Lake Isabella / Kern River KOA Campground
Outdoor enthusiasts will love this KOA. Ideally located in the Sierra Mountains, the campground also backs up to the Kern River Preserve. Poised midway between Southern California and Yosemite or Death Valley, this KOA offers easy access to acclaimed whitewater rafting and kayaking on the Kern River. Enjoy nearby lake access for boating, Jet Skiing, fishing, windsurfing or swimming.