Camping Grounds Santa Barbara CA

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San Marcos Baptist Camp
(805) 967-5773
5750 Stagecoach Road
Santa Barbara, CA
Cachuma Lake Park
(805) 686-5054
Highway 154
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 968-5621
PO Box 8644
Goleta, CA
Carpinteria Camper Park
(805) 684-2011
4096 Via Real
Carpinteria, CA
El Capitan Canyon Campground
(805) 968-2214
11560 Calle Real
Goleta, CA
Santa Barbara Gymnastic Club LLC
(805) 683-1724
4179 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA
Rancho Oso
(805) 683-5110
3750 Paradise Rd
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 967-4456
5822 Hollister Avenue
Goleta, CA
Wayside Village
(805) 968-7612
7368 Hollister Ave
Goleta, CA
Santa Maria Pines Campground
(805) 928-9534
2210 Preisker Lane
Santa Maria, CA

Campsite Courtesy

"The highest compliment anybody can pay you occurs when he arrives at a campsite the day after you left it and wonders whether anyone's camped there recently," says Les. "Your objective should be to leave it much as it was when you got there, if not better."

According to Les, the first and foremost campsite rule is to leave no sign of human waste. He recommends using a shovel to dig a small hole, then using the shovel to properly cover any fecal matter and toilet tissue. It's disgusting to think about, but Les says he's seen more than one campsite ruined in this regard by discourteous campers.

When it comes to other kinds of refuse, he notes, "If you can pack it in, pack it out."Don't leave trash behind, even if it's not yours.

When pitching camp, Les says to make sure you're back a minimum of 200 feet from water and trails. "A water source is your prime requirement," he says of site selection. But, he adds, proximity to water often means boggy ground. To avoid damaging the area, look for a sandy or rocky strip of beach to use as water access.

Les also recommends that you check with jurisdiction authorities to determine current fire regulations. If your campsite has a pre-established fire pit, don't make a new one. If you're in an area that's never had a fire pit before, asbestos cloths made for such use helps protect the ground. When gathering fuel for your fire, use only dead and downed timber.

"We're really strong proponents of leave-no-trace camping,...

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