Set amidst acres of wilderness flanked by the picturesque Santa Ynez and San Rafael Mountains, lies glimmering Cachuma Lake. Here you will find practically everything you need for a relaxing getaway in the great outdoors. Mild temperatures, typically sunny skies, and celebrated fishing conditions.
Note: There is no swimming of any kind in the lake.
Located off scenic Highway 154 in the Santa Ynez Valley, Cachuma Lake is midway between Santa Barbara and the Danish Community of Solvang.
2225 Highway 154, Santa Barbara, CA 93105,
Cachuma Lake campground offers more than 400 campsites with 100 full electrical, water, and sewer hookup sites, and 30 electrical and water with no sewer (there is a dump station on-site). There are restrooms and coin operated showers available. There is a 2-night minimum stay for weekends (Friday and Saturday), and a 3-night minimum stay for holiday weekends.
There are four cabins available. Three six sleepers and one four sleeper (ADA). The three 6 sleeper cabins are located near the marina and offer views of the lake. These cabins are all equipped with electricity, full bathrooms, kitchenettes, living rooms, private porches, picnic tables and fire pits. Simply pack your sleeping bags/bedding, pillows, towels/toiletries and groceries.
There are 7 yurts (cross between a tent and tepee) which feature platform beds to sleep up to 6. There is a lockable door, lighting, heating and screened windows in the wood and fabric siding. Yurts are set on a bluff with access to the lake shore. There is a 2-night minimum stay for weekends (Friday and Saturday), and a 3-night minimum stay for holiday weekends.
Bathrooms and Hot Showers (coin-operated)
Marina (sells bait, tackle, fuel and licenses)
General Store & Gas Station
See website for pricing and reservation information.
Carolina Beach, NC
Carolina Beach State Park is known for its carnivorous plants. The Flytrap Trail is the most popular and very close to the campground. There is a marina located within the park where there is a boat launch and kayak/paddleboard/bicycle rentals.
This NC State Park does not have an admission fee!
Carolina Beach State Park offers 70 tent/trailer campsites and 9 RV/trailer campsites. This is pretty much dry camping as there is no water hook-ups and although there are a few sites that offer electrical, they are hard to come by. Summers (as we can attest) can be downright hot so if you can't secure an electrical site, you may want to look elsewhere.
Remember, possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited.
The park also has four (4) camper cabins located in the family campground (one is ADA). These camping cabins sleep six (6) in two rooms with a double bed and two sets of bunk beds. Each cabin has electrical receptacles and a heating and air-conditioning unit. Outside cabin amenities include a picnic table, charcoal grill and a fire ring. Drinking water and restrooms with hot showers are located nearby.
Boat Launch Ramp
Boaters Lounge Area (with free wifi)
This is quite a cool resort. The staff I encountered were all helpful and pleasant. There were plenty of options available to keep kids and grown-ups entertained. You can use your off-road vehicles or your boat here which is a bonus. Love that they have not only a store for getting those items you may have forgotten, but a restaurant and bar in case you just don't feel like cooking. They also have a zip line attraction onsite.
100 Park Moabi Road, Needles, CA 92363
RV Sites/Services Available
Colorado Riverfront - Peninsula Campsites - Full Hook-ups
Launch Ramp - Play Area Campsites - Full Hook-ups, Electric & Water Only
Note: There is a Two Night Minimum for Camping Reservations
Trailer Rental - You reserve your site - They provide the trailer
You can rent a 31' travel trailer that will be placed on your reserved campsite. These trailers are fully equipped with bedding and kitchen essentials. Sleeps 6, Air conditioning/Heating and a 17" TV. Just bring your food, lawn chairs, and clothes and you are ready to go!
First Class Two Story Beachfront & Marina View Cabins featuring King and Queen beds along with a sofa-sleeper, 2 baths, full stocked kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator, washer & dryer as well as beach patio with BBQ grill and attached balcony that overlooks the waterfront Resort. Fully Furnished - just bring your food and clothes and you are ready to relax!
- Restaurant & Bar
- Boat Rentals
- Boutique & Store
- Off-Road Trails
- Swimming Beach
- Zero Depth Water Park (free)
- Zip line experience to hopefully open in Spring
- Coin Showers & Restrooms
- Dump Station (charge)
- Picnic Pavilions (charge)
- Pets OK (charge)
**Check website for pricing, specials or packages
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