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Looking for some hot springs and epic camping close to Santa Barbara? Head to Mono Campground, where you can hike a short trail into the Little Caliente Hot Springs to soak your travel’n bones. The cute walk-in campsites are nestled into river banks, amidst a sea of mountain ranges. You can pitch your tent in a large meadow under the shade of oak trees. The hot spring pours

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Looking for some hot springs and epic camping close to Santa Barbara? Head to Mono Campground, where you can hike a short trail into the Little Caliente Hot Springs to soak your travel’n bones. The cute walk-in campsites are nestled into river banks, amidst a sea of mountain ranges. You can pitch your tent in a large meadow under the shade of oak trees. The hot spring pours into a cement tub, provides some nice views, and is, well, hot! Nothing like a natural Jacuzzi in the wilderness!

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
No. of sites
3
Access
Hike in (+10 mins)
Group sizes
Up to people per site
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking

Ride along the beautiful santa barbara coast, the central monterey coast, or anywhere you want in this huge forest. the recomme...Read more

Fishing

You can fish in the rivers and streams located throughout the forest, and fish in the ocean on the monterey coast at sand dolla...Read more

Hiking

Up by big sur, the ventana wilderness is a popular hiking destination, with 260 miles of hiking trails, making it a unique exp...Read more

Horseback riding

The saint lucia mountains have been taken by horseback many a’ times, and the time you visit should be no exception. to truly f...Read more

Paddling

Lake cachuma in the santa barbara region offers some of the best kayak fishing, especially with its location admist the mountai...Read more

Swimming

You can’t go wrong at pfeiffer beach in big sur, but it’s no match for the seven falls in santa barbara. this hike might not be...Read more

Wildlife watching

Whether you are an avid birdwatcher (california condor...check), or just enjoy seeing what the wilderness has to offer, los pad...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Mono Campground.

Beach
Cave
Forest
Hot spring
Lake
Redwoods
River, stream or ...
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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Hipcamper Veronica
Veronica S.
didn't provide a recommendation.
May 24th, 2017

Closed indefinitely due to due damage to the campground from winter storms. (5/24/17)

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Machiko Y.
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March 19th, 2015

Mono Campground is the closest campground to the Little Caliente Hot Springs.

Mono Campground
Park
Los Padres National Forest
State
California
Phone Number
(805) 968-6640
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
34.529° N, 119.63° W
Unknown price
Tent Only - Hike In: 3 Sites
(Up to people per site)