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Rancho Oso RV & Camping Resort

Number of sites: 190   Open Year Round   Call: (888) 481-6348

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Winner 5 Years in a row! 2015 – 2019!

TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice Winner 2020!

Bordered by the Los Padres National Forest and the Santa Ynez River, Rancho Oso RV Camping offers acres of beautiful scenery and endless opportunities for horseback riding, hiking, and photography. Explore 310 beautiful acres of our RV camp in California, filled with history dating back to 1845. Put on your boots and hats (spurs optional), come to our RV camp in coastal California, and experience the Western atmosphere of Rancho Oso from our RV camping sites.

Have a horse? Board it with us & take advantage of our Western Village and horse camping options with spacious pasture, covered corrals and more.

Visit the Western Village, adobe, stables, conestoga wagons, cabins, stone lodge and all the unique amenities we have to offer at our RV camp in California. At Rancho Oso RV Resort, we encourage you to participate in the recreation events, entertainment, or sit back, relax, and enjoy the scenery and wildlife native to our area. We are also just a scenic 30-minute drive from Santa Barbara or Solvang.

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Packed with amenities

Whether you’re planning a retreat for the whole family, a group of friends or a getaway for two, there’s no shortage of unique activities to explore. Looking for more? Our friendly staff can fill you in on all the ways to make your stay a memorable experience.

  • Basketball
  • Clubhouse
  • Dog Park
  • Game Room/Billiards
  • Horse Trails
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Mini Golf
  • Nature / Hiking Trails
  • Pet Friendly
  • Pickleball Court
  • Picnic/BBQ Area
  • Playground
  • Restaurant
  • Restroom/Shower Facilities
  • RV Storage
  • Satellite TV
  • Store
  • Swimming Pool
  • Volleyball
  • Whirlpool/Spa/Hot Tub
  • WiFi

Cabin & Cottage Rentals

Enjoy a getaway retreat in one of our beautiful and spacious cabins and cottages. Each of our cottages has a private deck with a table and chairs, full kitchen with coffee maker, pots, pans, dishes and a microwave, flat-screen TV, sleeper sofa, linens & paper products.

Cottage (Sleeps 6/No Pets)

This cottage has a queen bed, a set of single bunks, a full sleeper sofa and a dinette. Outside is a convenient gas BBQ grill. Linens are provided at no additional charge and include bedding and towels for the number of beds in the cottage. (COT87) No pets in this rental, please.

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Cottage (Sleeps 6/Pet Friendly)

These cottages have a queen bed, a set of single bunks, a full sleeper sofa and a dinette. Outside is a convenient gas BBQ grill. Linens are provided at no additional charge and include bedding and towels for the number of beds in the cottage. (COT85, COT86) Pets are welcomed in these cottages for an additional fee. See above below "Rentals" for other information about pets in our rentals.

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Covered Wagon (Sleeps 4/No Pets)

The covered wagons encircle a fire pit and BBQ area with plenty of room for individual food preparation and campfire activities. Each has electricity and 4 army cots. Bedding not included.

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TT Cabin (Sleeps 4/Pet Friendly)

This cabin rental sleeps 4 people and includes one bedroom with a queen bed and a full sleeper sofa in the living area. All the modern conveniences are available in the galley kitchen. It is furnished with a full-sized refrigerator, electric stovetop (no oven), microwave, coffee maker, toaster, and dinnerware for 4. Outside is a convenient gas BBQ grill. Linens are provided at no additional charge and include bedding and towels for the number of beds in the cabin. (CAB93) Pets are welcomed in this cabin for an additional fee. See above below "Rentals" for other information about pets in our rentals.

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TT Cabin (Sleeps 5/Pet Friendly)

These cabins sleep 5 people and include a double bed, a single bed, and a futon in a single large living area. All the modern conveniences are available in the cozy kitchen. It is furnished with a full-sized refrigerator, electric stovetop (no oven), microwave, coffee maker, toaster, and dinnerware for 5. Outside is a convenient gas BBQ grill. Linens are provided at no additional charge and include bedding and towels for the number of beds in the cabin. (CAB84R, CAB92) Pets are welcomed in these cabins for an additional fee. See above below "Rentals" for other information about pets in our rentals.

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TT Cottage (Sleeps 6/No Pets)

These cottages have a queen bed, a set of single bunks, a full sleeper sofa and a dinette. Outside is a convenient gas BBQ grill. Linens are provided at no additional charge and include bedding and towels for the number of beds in the cottage. (COT79, COT88, COT89, COT90, COT91) No pets in these rentals, please.

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Tipi (Sleeps 4/No Pets)

This unique rental sleeps 4 people on army cots. Convenient restrooms and hot showers are situated nearby. Outside, a BBQ grill adds to the appeal of outdoor living. Electricity and linen not provided. (TP1) No pets in this rental, please.

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Western Cabins (Sleeps 4/No Pets)

These cabins sleep up to 4 people and include a double bed and a bunk bed. All beds are made up with sheets, blankets, pillows and spreads. Towels are not included. Restrooms and hot showers are less than 60' from the cabin. No pets in these rentals please. Although we do not allow pets in these rentals, we do allow service animals and a service animal may have stayed in a Western cabin.

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Bring Your RV

In addition to our spacious cabins and cottages, we also offer RV site rentals. All RV sites offer electric, water and cable tv.

  • Back-in Value: Grass sites with 30/50 amp electric, cable hookup and picnic table
  • Pull-through Value: Pavement sites with 30/50 amp electric, cable hook up and picnic table
  • Back-in Standard: Wooded setting with 30/50 amp electric and sewer, cable hook up and picnic table
  • Back-in Premium: Grass or gravel sites with 30/50 amp electric, sewer and picnic table. Some have a concrete patio. Can accommodate any size RV
  • Pull-through Premium: Grass or gravel sites with 30/50 amp electric, sewer and picnic table. Some have a concrete patio. Can accommodate any size RV
  • Pull-through Elite: Pavement sites with 30/50 amp electric and sewer, cable hook up and picnic table

Horse Camping

Camp at Rancho Oso and bring your horse! Your horse will love the roomy corrals, wash rack, and peaceful surroundings. You will have direct access to miles of trail in the Los Padres National Forest. Horse campers have access to all resort amenities, large arena and round pen.

Escape from the busy city and discover rugged hillsides and wide open skies. Wide open corrals, covered wagons, cozy teepees, and colorful cabins harken back to a time when the west was not so wild. Our Western Village offers 5 cabins, 10 covered wagons, 5 RV water & electric sites, hot shower restroom, and 30 corrals. Our guests enjoy the view of beautiful sunrises in the Santa Ynez Valley, trail guides, western cabins and more. You will never forget your stay at Rancho Oso!

For Horse Camping reservations, call (805) 683-5687.
Want a longer stay for your horse?
We offer monthly boarding that includes:
  • Spacious pasture with other horses, or private paddock/covered pen
  • Clean and maintained water troughs
  • Quality hay fed twice daily
  • Professionally trained staff on duty 24/7
  • 24-hour gated security entrance
  • Space in a locked tack room
  • Access to our huge arena and round pen
To board your horse at Rancho Oso, call (805) 683-5687.
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