Notices & Closures




Pfeiffer Day Use Area
Plaskett Creek Campground
Kirk Creek Campground
Sand Dollar Beach Day Use Area
Willow Creek Day Use Area
Mill Creek Day Use Area
Memorial Park Campground

Santa Lucia
Cerro Alto Campground (Short term closure
Monday, Jan. 29th – Wednesday, Jan. 31st)
Figueroa Campground
Nira Camp Ground
Davy Brown Campground
Turkey Flat OHV Day Use Area

Santa Barbara
Paradise Campground
First Crossing Day Use Area
White Rock DUA

Mt. Pinos
Ballinger Campground/OHV
Reyes Creek Campground

Lake Isabella / Kern River



Mt. Pinos
Campo Alto Campground
Mt. Pinos Campground
McGill Campground
Pine Mountain Campground
Reyes Peak Campground


Ponderosa Campground
Nacimieto Campground
Arroyo Seco Campgound
Arroyo Seco Day Use Area
Escondido Campground
China Camp Campground (30 more days for Road work)
Limekiln State Park
White Oaks Campground (30 more days for Road work)

Santa Lucia
La Panza Campground
Navajo Flat Campground/OHV

Santa Barbara
Upper Oso Campground
Lower Oso Day Use Area
Aliso Trailhead
Falls Day Use Area
Fremont Campground
Live Oak Day Use Area
Sandstone Day Use Area
Red Rock Day Use Area & Trailhead
Los Prietos Campground
Sage Hill Campground

Holiday Group Campground (opening Feb. 1st)
Middle Lion Campground (30 more days for Road work)
Pine Mountain Campground
Reyes Peak Campground
Rose Valley Campground (opening Feb. 1st)
Wheeler Gorge Campground (opening Feb. 1st)

Mt. Pinos
Chuchupate Campground

Nira Campground

Los Padres National Forest | Santa Lucia, CA

When you want to get lost in nature, Nira Campground will get you there.  Located along Manzana Creek, this is a gorgeous spot for hiking, swimming, mountain biking, riding horses, fishing or simply sitting back to contemplate the beauty of it all. Feeling more ambitious? Nira Campground is a gateway for backpacking and hunting expeditions into the San Rafael Wilderness. Or, you could simply grab your binoculars and watch for birds all day long, as Stellar jays, king-fishers, warblers and many others flock to this area of the Los Padres National Forest. For day trips, Los Olives, Santa Ynez, Solvang, and Buelton are within an hour’s drive.


• 6 sites tents and RVs up to 20 ft., no hookups
• Picnic tables, campfire rings, restrooms
• Fishing, hiking, mountain biking, swimming


Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter