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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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Camarillo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beyond my expectations, we are a family of 5 and had a wonderful time. The staff at the horse ranch went above and beyond. The kids thoroughly enjoyed the horseback riding experience. Facilities were well kept, activities were awesome and the pool was great! We've already booked 2 more weekends this summer. Vincent Alonzo

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jimberly
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful campground. Great staff, great park and just so peaceful. There are trails you can easily navigate, horses to ride and admire, plus a scenic view from your RV.The entry road has curves but we were able to navigate with our 40 foot fifth whee. Go forth and enjoy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

We love this place, part "Parent Trap" part Summer Camp plus horse's. The setting's majestic, and the pools are cool, we're just Mad about the Stone Lodge's weekend breakfast "gimme gravy". After a hardy meal we always mosey on over to the game room and play a feisty game of ping-pong. If you're looking for a family get away or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This was a awesome trip.I had the safari tent which had electricity and we slept on cots and the tent was made of wood and canvas.We ate dinner at the stone lodge and the food there was good but not very good.

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La Palma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 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 May 27, 2015

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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 May 26, 2015

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 May 19, 2015

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 May 13, 2015

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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