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Carpinteria State Beach Campground

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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good24%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible15%
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“tar pits”(4 reviews)
“full hookups”(4 reviews)
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

It's a good park just need more trees that way there shade naturally it's small but the since is to die for lots of hike trails and shopping stores near it's a nice city expect drivers are stupid but I grew up here so it's...More

Thank gsotelo805
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Been coming here for fifty years and, though still a nice place with wonderful memories, it’s disappointing to see the beach degrading and the camp sites filling with generators. It used to be quite a hike from the camp sites up the tall dunes and...More

1  Thank CaseyfromBoston
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We stayed there two times ( Sept 2016 and April 2017). Absolutely amazing place,great staff, clean beach and spectacular view. The only one complain: there is hard to get a spot for weekend, but if you get lucky you will come back at this place...More

Thank Анна М
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We stayed in the Santa Rosa section in a motor home with full hookups. It was so peaceful! We had great neighbors! Sunsets were breathtaking! Visited the tar pits and enjoyed the visitor center about the local history. It's walking distance to town. Walking along...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

This was my first attempt at a car-free camping trip and all in all, we were able to do it pretty smoothly. For those who might be interested in trying the same thing.... We camped at Carpinteria State Beach. We chose this location because it...More

2  Thank AlikaAlex
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Anne A
4 September 2015|
Response from 702LasVegas | Reviewed this property |
Hi Anne, in addition to the regular sites, they have larger group sites that can accommodate a much larger amount of people and vehicles in one spot. Hope this helps and have fun!!
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"There are places to camp for tents and motor homes."
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"hook up sites are very tiny."
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"pick a site that doesn't back up to the bathroom for more privacy"
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"Get individual sites enven with a group, with one facing the water and group up there for the view and fun."
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