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Rancho Oso RV & Camping Resort

2.0 of 5
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3750 Paradise Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Rancho Oso RV & Camping Resort
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family simply loves this preserve. The staff are all very polite and knowledgeable. The kids and I took the 1.5 hour horse ride. They could not be more happy with the experience. Thank you for helping us make memories. Jacqueline Harford

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great overall experience. Amazing food for breakfast and dinner (weekend stay). Great cooks on staff! We brought our horses and were impressed with the amenities available for the horses, not to mention the great trails and helpful wranglers. We will definitely be returning. Only thing I would change is, we went up with a big group for a friends 40th... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had heard lots of scary comments about drive up mountain to campground. We have a 36' motorhome with a toad. The road was interesting and a little scary but not terrible. If you go slow and look ahead you will do fine. There are 3 mirrors to help you out on the way. The campground itself is staffed with... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time, the weather was beautiful and being Easter weekend there was alot for the grandkids to do! Not only do you accommodate the adults but you had an Easter Egg Hunt for the kids! Love the 2 pools, jacuzzi and horses! It was a fun, relaxing time! Thoroughly enjoyed by all! Can't wait to go again!

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Thousand Oaks, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great trails and horse rental. Very clean cabins to rent. Fun family weekend activities. No fire ring at the cabins though. I prefer being able to hang around the camp fire at night and we couldn't. Kind of put a damper on the adult evenings.

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Acton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I come every year with my daughter, granddaughters and sometimes friends and we always have an excellent time! We bring our horses and trailers/campers. The trails are beautiful and serene. This year my granddaughter shared in the Easter Egg Hunt.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The main draw for me would be to get off the grid & bring grandkids to sleep in the covered wagon or tipi and ride horses. It is also an OK place to camp with your horses according to one person that I spoke with who was doing just that. There are 2 swimming pools, a spa, planned activities on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this adventure through amazon local and everything was easy. We stayed in a cottage sleeping 6 and were upgraded when we checked in. We had linens and towels provided for us; very nice. We were impressed with the amount of storage in the small cottage. 6 women and all our gear was stowed neatly. We enjoyed exploring the... More 

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Norco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful resort. From the welcoming staff to the beautiful location, our family had a great time at Rancho Oso. In fact, second to the setting of the Thousand Trails Idyllwild Resort, this is our favorite Thousand Trails resort in all of Southern California. If you want to step into a working ranch environment in a spectacular mountain... More 

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Livingston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We pulled into Rancho Oso with a 40' rig and a 30' trailer attached! We made ALL corners without issue. One corner is Very tight for 70 ft. and we had to be slow and careful. Any rig should make it up the drive way without issue with an experienced driver behind the wheel. If your not comfortable with tight... More 

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