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Address: HC 59 - Highway 154, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Phone Number: 805-686-5054
Activities: Fishing

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It will be even better if it rains.

It will be even better if it rains. This year you can see what the area looked like before the dam was built. Just sad to see the barren bottom. Perhaps next year will be a El... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Camarillo, California

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

i wasn't expecting much of this campsite and i dint lol lake is drying no grass lots of dry vegetation cant get in the lake not enough trails to hike what ever ones their was only really short i must say i wont be coming back anytime soon only good thing here were the showers n toilets

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Santa Barbara, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Never mind. It's a river or a pond. It's so ugly tomhave hundreds of feet of ring around the bowl. Wait for a wet year, then come back.. This is a beautiful lake when it is a lake.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Great place to camp, fish or just relax. Many motor home pads with hook ups and lots of trees. Close to Solvang if you wanted a change of pace. Nice size lake with good fishing opportunities. Great place to 'Get Away from the Hustle and Bustle' and not far from Los Angeles.

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Camarillo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

It will be even better if it rains. This year you can see what the area looked like before the dam was built. Just sad to see the barren bottom. Perhaps next year will be a El Niño.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We went with a RV and stayed at one of their hook up sites. The site was great with plenty of space between us and our neighbors. We went in April so it was still relatively empty. There is a fire pit and picnic table at each site that was in good condition. The short walk to the lake was... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I did not expect much from this trip, but after reaching I was overwhelmed by the scenic beauty.It is a nice spot for recreation near santa barbara. Though after drought the water level gone down, it still has the charm. During weekend you will get to see lot of campers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The water is very low but it is still beautiful here. Fishing is great and if you grab a pair of binoculars, the birding is great as well. Was here for a week and didn't want to go back to work. FYI, the sites are close together and some people party pretty hard. Bring some earplugs.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This is a nice place to camp for the night, albeit steep for what you get ($28/night). The weekends bring in tons of campers, so it can get noisy. You also have to pay to use the showers. There are plenty scenic views of Lake Cachuma within walking distance. I'd either book in advance or get here early to secure... More 

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Paso Robles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

After my last visit to Lake Cachuma when I was so sadly disappointed I returned again since that is where I buried my beloved Kiddy when it was still full of water and complete with stunning views three years before, the last time some time last year it was horrible , besides the absence of water due to the continuing... More 

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Beverly Hills, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Maybe because you aren't going to the ocean, it's not as breathtaking compared to other spots in CA, but it's a great place to recreate. It appears to be family friendly since there are a lot of kids running around, but there's an element of poverty too, that's a bit scary to my liking. Not that poverty is bad, but... More 

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Address: HC 59 - Highway 154, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Phone Number: 805-686-5054
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara

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