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CALIFORNIA CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
FIGUEROA MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA
LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST
FIGUEROA MOUNTAIN ROAD
ROAD#7N07
LATITUDE: N xx°xx.xxx
LONGITUDE: W xxx°xx.xxx
National Forest Adventure Pass Required
Dispersed and Primitive Camping

Figueroa Mountain Recreation Area has several
established campgrounds. From almost sea level
to touching the clouds, narrow and steep upgrades
would be a good description of Figueroa Mountain
Road. A little piece of heaven...

Figueroa Mountain Recreation Area
Figueroa Mountain Road

Figueroa Mountain Recreation Area
Figueroa Mountain Road

Figueroa Mountain Recreation Area
Figueroa Mountain Road

Figueroa Mountain Recreation Area
Figueroa Mountain Road

Special Forest Regulations
Camp at designated sites only.

FIGUEROA CAMPGROUND
Figueroa Mountain Road
Fee during season/ 32 sites
Picnic tables, BBQ, metal firerings, outhouses.
Water during summer season.
You can see the lights of Santa Ynez.
14 miles to Los Olivos/ Hwy 154

DAVEY BROWN CAMPGROUND
Sunset Valley Road
Fee during season / 13 sites
Picnic tables, BBQ, metal firerings, outhouses.
Water during summer season.
Campground next to a creek.

NIRA CAMPGROUND
Sunset Valley Road
Free / 12 sites / creek
Picnic tables, metal firerings, outhouses
No drinking water

CACHUMA CAMPGROUND
Happy Canyon Road
Free / 6 sites
Picnic tables, metal firerings, outhouses
Large oak trees along a creek.
No drinking water.


Cachuma Campground


Happy Canyon Road

BALLARD TRAIL CAMP
Walk in / 2 sites
Spring with drinking water?

It can snow in January and February
Spring flowers go crazy March - May
Summer is a lot of people
Fall is the best weather

Tunnell Road
Tunnell Road

TUNNELL ROAD
At the split towards Figueroa Campground,
there are a couple primitive camps See above
Special Forest Regulations.

Happy Canyon Road
Happy Canyon Road

Happy Canyon Road
Happy Canyon Road

Litter Figueroa Mountain
Spit in your face...

EXTREME FIRE DANGER
It is your responsibility to know
what fire restrictions are in effect.

Photo
Don't have a key... no problem...
South entrance to Figueroa Mountain Road.

Somebody didn't appreciate that the road was closed.
Their solution was easy... just take a big truck and
the gate is history. Multiple gates were damaged.

DIRECTIONS:
From Hwy 101, exit at Hwy 154
Take Hwy 154 towards Los Olivos
From the north turn left on Figueroa Mountain Road
From the south turn right on Armour Ranch Road
A couple miles turn on Happy Canyon Road

MAP

Santa Ynez Rec. Area
Santa Ynez Recreation Area
Paradise Valley Road

Santa Ynez Recreation Area
There are a couple pay campgrounds.
Paradise road has several flood areas.

Also see: PINE MOUNTAIN/ REYES PEAK

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Camped here Feb.24-25, 2006

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Free campgrounds and camping
CALIFORNIA CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST
FIGUEROA MOUNTAIN ROAD
FIGUEROA MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA