Fremont Campground

Los Padres National Forest

Santa Ynez Mountains

Fremont Campground, Los Padres National Forest, CA

Fremont Campground

Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties Beach and Lake Attractions

Visitors to Santa Barbara and Ventura counties find many great attractions along the coast as well as inland at lakes and in Los Padres National Forest. Campers at Fremont Campground are only a short drive from Cachuma Lake.

  • Enjoy the calm waters of beautiful Cachuma Lake for boating and fishing.
  • On the shore of Cachuma Lake set out on hiking trails or lake cruises. Spend time at the playground and the nature center.
  • Fish for monster bass at nearby Lake Casitas.
  • Head to the coast and surf the point at El Capitan Beach, Mondos, or Rincon Point.
  • Find excellent pier fishing off the Gaviota Pier.
  • Take off hang gliding at Douglas Preserve near Arroyo Burro Beach.
  • Spend the afternoon kiteboarding at Leadbetter Beach.
  • Take a look at the Harbor Seals near Carpinteria Beach.
  • Watch some exciting beach volleyball at East Beach.
  • Kayak the Santa Barbara coast.
  • Explore Channel Islands Harbor where you can rent a boat or take a cruise out to the Channel Islands.
  • Visit the Flight 261 Memorial Sundial at Hueneme Beach.

Fremont Campground

Fremont Campground is located in the Santa Ynez Recreation Area, 9 miles from Cachuma Lake and 18 miles from Santa Barbara. Visitors to the campground enjoy shaded campsites close to the Santa Ynez River. Nearby White Rock Day Use Area offers both swimming and fishing.

Fremont Campground has 15 family campsites which can accommodate RVs, trailers, or tents. The campsites are among many oak trees which offer good shade. Seven campsites require a short walk-in.

Fremont Campground Basics
Fremont Campground Location: Paradise Road, 2½ miles off Highway 154
Elevation: 900 feet
Mileage and driving time from gateway city: Santa Barbara - 18 miles, 25 minutes
Number of Sites: 15
Open - Closed: April through October
Max. People per Site: 8 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 1 vehicle and 1 towed vehicle (fee for additional vehicles)
Pets: on leash, always attended
Information: (805) 967-8766

Reservations at Fremont Campground
Reservations available whenever campground is open, up to 6 months in advance
Maximum RV/trailer Length: 30 feet
Accessible Sites: None designated
Fees: $30 per night
Reservations: Fremont Campground Reservations
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, Noon

Fremont Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, fire ring with grill; no hook-ups
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, tap water
Showers: No
Dump station: Nearby at Cachuma Lake
Attractions near Fremont Campground: Enjoy the White Rock Day Use Area along the Santa Ynez River. Find hiking on local trails, including the 2½-mile Aliso National Recreation Trail. Go swimming in the river when water levels are safe. Enjoy horseback riding on the 18-mile Santa Cruz Trail. Find nearby OHV routes. Drive up to the Falls Day Use Area for swimming and picnicking.

General Camping Information

Opening and closing dates of campgrounds are only estimates, usually dependent on weather conditions. Not all campsites can accommodate trailers or RVs of all lengths. Check carefully on the website when you make your reservation to be sure your vehicle will fit your campsite.

In order to prevent the spread of invasive insects, firewood from outside the area is not permitted.

Accessible Sites

Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate

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