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Rancho Oso RV & Camping Resort

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3750 Paradise Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Long Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pleasantly surprised by the warmth of the cabin and the beauty that surrounded it. Great place to unplug, hike the trails, and venture out for wine tasting! Great place for family, couples, or your closest group of friends!

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Redwood City, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We stayed here in Nov 2014. It was our first RV trip in a 39' MH and after negotiating the skinny, windy road to get there my husband goes "are you kidding me?" to put it lightly. Then we didn't realize TT is on 30 amp service until we were driving there (typical newby). Stopped at 2 camping stores along... More 

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Anchorage, AK
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78 reviews 78 reviews
8 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This park is unique. It is deep in a gorgeous valley. Yes, there is a narrow winding road but like others have said it is in good shape and not a challenge. You really feel like your someplace special.

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Riverbank, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We stayed in the Hawk cabin for a week and it was very comfortable and fun. The Grandkids had a great time playing in the pool and running around in the cabin. They loved sleeping in the loft. They also did some hiking to the waterfall and enjoyed the lodges. Much of the family were able to join in the... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This was our first stay with Thousand Trails and Rancho Oso. The history behind this camp ground is awesome to read. I have three kids (7,4 1nd 1) they all had fun. Between the Horse show, Mini golf, Play ground and trails to explore they were never board. Most of the time they were exahusted. My wife got to go... More 

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Wills Point, Texas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We loved this campground and its not that far from Santa Barbara and the road is not that bad! If you are used to driving in the Rockies then this is a piece of cake. We managed it in the dark in our 36 ft MH with no problems. The horseback rides and hayrides add a treat for the kiddos.... More 

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Palm Springs
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Rancho Oso is NOWHERE near Santa Barbara. In fact it is 21 miles away and takes at least 45 minutes to drive into town (the road is narrow, curvy and goes over a pass). We reserved this campground because we are members of Thousand Trails (a camping club), which allows to camp at its campgrounds for free. Their brochure claims... More 

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Orange, California, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The road in is VERY narrow and steep. Fortunately we weren't pulling a trailer and our RV is smaller. Couldn't imagine driving in with a 40' diesel pusher. The address is Santa Barbara, but it is over a steep mountain pass from the city of Santa Barbara and the coast. It was very dry and dusty, though to be fair... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

My son and I stayed in the tent area this weekend and absolutely loved this area and the people we meet. My son had a fall and the staff were there without being called to it and were very helpful and caring even the lady from the store and a Mexican man that was near that was off duty that... More 

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Gardena, California
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I traveled with my 4 year old, mom, sister and her husband as well as our 2 small dogs.we got the cabin that has a bunk bed, queen bedroom and sleeper sofa in living room.This was a tight squeeze but it worked because we were mainly away from the ranch.its a 30 minute drive to the beach and about the... More 

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Additional Information about Rancho Oso RV & Camping Resort

Address: 3750 Paradise Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Number of rooms: 187
Also Known As:
Rancho Oso Hotel Santa Barbara

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