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Lake Cachuma

HC 59 - Highway 154, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
+1 805-686-5054
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Careful with Campground Location

Camped one night at Lake Cachuma. Opted to book a campsite off the lake a little bit because many... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sacramento, California
so many things to do

I love going to the area where you can rent skiffs for the day and just enjoy the lake or you can... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fontana, California
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HC 59 - Highway 154, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
+1 805-686-5054
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Camped one night at Lake Cachuma. Opted to book a campsite off the lake a little bit because many of them on the peninsula or shore are very exposed, mostly dirt with few trees. The more covered location that we picked though got a good...More

Thank mylekorales
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love going to the area where you can rent skiffs for the day and just enjoy the lake or you can just sit by the lake enjoying the view and the wildlife. The squirrels are pretty funny going about their business and their quarrels....More

Thank emlazo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A charming lake in the Santa Ynez Mountains, with great camping facilities and boats for rent. Lovely for fishing or just relaxing by the lake.

Thank NaihuaD
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I have been here about four times, once was camping. I do like watching the crew teams from UCSB but I didn't find much else. I sort of feel like I missed something.

1  Thank Atlasheld
Reviewed 16 May 2017

You can take the San Marcos Pass to the lake which is a fun winding climbing road or approach from Hwy 101 and stop in Buelton and Solvang along the way to very scenic Lake Cachuma. The entire area is beautiful and well worth spending...More

1  Thank horselady2017
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Watching the level of the lake rise and fall with the droughts (I've been around for a couple of cycles) it is interesting to take a picture from the same spot every time I drive by. I live on the East coast and only get...More

Thank Lynn K
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The lake level is up and is was beautiful. Lake Cachuma campground is open for day use and over night camping. There are tent spaces, cabins and yurts. There is boating and fishing.

3  Thank Sharmhaynes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Camped out in Santa Barbara County Recreational area Cachuma Lake - claims to be in the rain shadow and does not have its fair share of renewed water resources.... so its at 50% and boats are using the lowest of the three ramps to launch......More

4  Thank northernneckinn
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

If you are going to Solvang from LA, its a nice stop, just 10 minutes to admire the laje and the mountains behind. Them continue 15 minutes and you arrive to solvang.

Thank rzccr
Reviewed 3 April 2017

These cabins were perfect. Entire area was beautiful and well maintained. We would plan another trip to CA just to stay at Lake Cachuma.

1  Thank Priscylla O
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Are there pull - thru sites to fit a 42' Motorhome with slides on both sides & room for a toad. Thank You!!
15 July 2016|
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Response from bugnurse56 | Reviewed this property |
I also advise calling first.