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Rancho Oso RV & Camping Resort

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3750 Paradise Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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Rancho Oso RV & Camping Resort
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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La Palma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just got back from Rancho Oso Resort and had an amazing time with my family. We stayed in one of the covered wagons and my kids loved it. We went horseback riding and the horses were well trained and we felt very safe. Our wranglers, Sabrina and Cookie were very nice and made sure we were safe during the entire... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful Memorial Weekend with our friends. Kids loved "the rodeo" and swimming pool. The show on Saturday was very informative. I wish they planned more things for Sunday. Campsite is very safe and family oriented.

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Arroyo Grande, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was our first time, and we brought our 3 horses, 1 dog, and 2 kids. We all had a great time. The staff is super friendly and the facility well maintained. Perfect for horse camping with lots of other activities (especially the pool) for the kids. Super animal friendly. Lots of trails. We will be back for sure!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our third annual trip to Rancho Oso and we enjoy coming back every year! Scenery is beautiful and there's lots of things to do to keep you busy. The horseback riding was a blast and the cattle dog & bucking bull shows were entertaining! We'll be sure to come back again next year!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were incredibly pleased with Rancho Oso. This was only our 2nd experience at a Thousand Trails resort. (our first was discouraging). We even enjoyed the sales pitch from Martin on upgrading our membership (we wanted to stay at a couple more resorts before making a decision but will call Martin when we do). We arrived on the day there... More 

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Whittier, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our grandkids' favorite place to visit. They love to go horseback riding and just hang out in the horse and animal environment. They were a little sad that all of the farm animals were missing. We were told that they are just temporarily gone as the barn area is going to be renovated. Hopefully by our next visit,... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall we had a great experience at the resort. The restaurant food could be better but still was good. Everyone was friendly and the property was rustic and well maintained. We would definitely recommend to friends and plan on going back in the future. If you are expecting something modern then this site may not be for you. This is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our experience at Rancho Oso was GREAT! I'm definately recomending this place to my friends and Family. The staff was super nice and I'm so impressed with the extra activities provided. This is a wonderful place to visit! I'll be back for sure!!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I take 25 preschool families each year to Rancho Oso. We reserve anything we can! Cabins, covered wagons, tepees and tents. No toys or cell phones, just kids from 2-13 playing together! The children of all ages feel a sense of independence and freedom, while the parents feel relaxed knowing their children are safe. The fire is burning, the marshmallows... More 

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Glendora, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I love horse camping at Rancho Oso CA tons of trails for every level of rider. The stalls and campsites and facilities are always immaculate. All the staff is friendly and ready to help if there is a question or problem. Thank you we will return in the future. Jen Glendora CA

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