Description

With Oak trees surrounding, and a seasonal creek that runs through it, Upper Oso Campground is pretty much a Bob Ross painting (if it isn’t already). Are you ready to log miles on California’s coastal mountains? From any of the spacious, perfectly-perched, mountainside sites, adventurers can explore from 2.5-18 miles in a day. Whether you go for the 2.5 or 18-miler, only the Continue reading...
With Oak trees surrounding, and a seasonal creek that runs through it, Upper Oso Campground is pretty much a Bob Ross painting (if it isn’t already). Are you ready to log miles on California’s coastal mountains? From any of the spacious, perfectly-perched, mountainside sites, adventurers can explore from 2.5-18 miles in a day. Whether you go for the 2.5 or 18-miler, only the finest flush toilets, firewood for purchase, and water will be waiting to replenish your weary soul when you return.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, rv & moto...
No. of sites
19
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
None
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 8 people per site
Potable water available
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 Upper Oso Campground.

Beach
Cave
Forest
Hot spring
Lake
Redwoods
River, stream or ...
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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March 17th, 2015

This little guy is hidden back in Los Padres, but is worth the trek! Just wait until you get away from all the lights, and you really see the stars...

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February 28th, 2015

I highly recommend you get your swim on at Red Rock Pools (only .5 miles from the trailhead)!

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Lindsay R.
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November 5th, 2017

The best part of this campsite is the watering hole which is just a short hike away. It was a great place to let the pups swim and have a picnic!

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September 27th, 2018
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July 19th, 2018
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November 28th, 2018
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March 25th, 2018
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July 31st, 2017
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May 9th, 2017
Park
Los Padres National Forest
State
California
Phone Number
(805) 968-6640
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
34.556° N, 119.754° W
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