Lower Oso Day Use Area

Los Padres National Forest | Santa Barbara, CA

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of city life and escape to the tranquil oasis of the Santa Ynez River. Immerse yourself in the refreshing and inviting waters of the river as you unwind and rejuvenate at a stunning picnic area that boasts breathtaking natural beauty, just a stone’s throw from downtown Santa Barbara.


• Picnic Area and Restrooms
• Swimming and fishing on the Santa Ynez River


Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter


$10.00 day use fee per vehicle
$30.00 per van
$50.00 per bus