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Carpinteria State Beach Campground

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5361 6TH ST, Carpinteria, CA
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Check in is mostly easy. The volunteers are really nice and helpful. Pulling a trailer into some of these spots is literally a group effort! We pulled a 32' fifth wheel and barely made it in the spot. I have no idea how anyone bigger than use could back in easily. Reserving on the website is pretty ridiculous and almost... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here as were visiting Santa Barbara and its only 20min down the road from there. Its directly on the beach and a walk away from the shops & cafes. However, overall the campground was a let down, very overpriced for sites without hook ups. The spaces are so cramped up, you couldn't even park your truck next to you,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

After having spent 2 weeks in national parks' campgrounds, we were disappointed by this state beach camping. While the location is really really nice (2 minutes away from the beautiful beach and quite close to Santa Barbara by car), we can complain about almost everything else : the camp was packed with groups/families that were noisy until at least midnight... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Camped here with my 2 children. The location was great - right next to the beach. Beach was fab as well. Was very disappointed with the toilet and shower facilities. They needed a good clean and were more like public toilets than campsite toilets. Quite disgusting. Camp pitches were quite tightly packed (assume because it is quite close to Santa... More 

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This was our 3rd and final trip to Carpinteria SB. While we love love love the location. Easily accessible beach from all campsites and they have always been a bit lacking in the beauty of the campsite but now, it is terribly dirty. We always travel with a group as a mini family reunion. This year we opted for a... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We camped here one night on our way up the coast. They really cram the people in here and the sites are so close you can hear your neighbors conversations. It is not very private, especially for tent camping. All was quiet at night after 10 pm. The beach is so close you can hear the waves, which is the... More 

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Let's start with the pros, since this will be quick: it's by the beach. Ok, now the cons: The place is ridiculously overpriced, starting at $45 a night for a tent, which is twice (yes, TWICE) as much as most camp grounds in much more beautiful and exciting parts of California, like San Francisco, Sequoia National Park, Yosemite, etc. For... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We left cold and wet Vancouver Island and arrived here and we were excited to see the sun and beach. It is like a parking lot with hook-ups, no privacy. But who cares, it's the beach we came for. Campers and staff were both friendly. The beach is at your doorstep and easy access. Great sunsets. I would come again.

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Escondido, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Great spot. Beautiful beach for walking. Very fun for the first night in our new trailer. Sunset was lovely even though it rained before we got there. The dunes and trees were so "beachy". It was January and we loved it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

I've reviewed this campground before and made some critical remarks. However, we've been back numerous times since, so here's a new review. Yes, some campsites are close together and if you are next to a noisy group of 8 who want to stay up late and party, and if you don't, you are going to be unhappy. There is not... More 

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Address: 5361 6TH ST, Carpinteria, CA
Location: United States > California > Carpinteria
Number of rooms: 261
Also Known As:
Carpinteria State Beach Campground Hotel Carpinteria

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