Carpinteria State Beach Campground

Address: 5361 6TH ST, Carpinteria, California, \N, United States | Campground
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This campground, located on 5361 6TH ST, Carpinteria, is near Carpinteria State Beach, Santa Barbara Surf School, Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club, and Lookout County Park.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsCarpinteria State Beach Campground

    Reviewed by ladyandtramp

    Our Least Favourite Campsite (and most expensive)

    Reviewed Mar 31, 2014
    by (15 reviews) , Canada Flag of Canada

    We went to this campground on a recommendation from a fellow camper. It was sadly, not what we expected. We paid $60 for a small parking lot space with a picnic table and a fire pit and no space for anything more. We were right on the ocean though but this meant that people walked right through our spot to get to the beach. People were sunbathing on the pavement. Absolutely no privacy and barely room for our folding chairs. We drove to another parking lot in order to cook our breakfast in peace and with a little room. The view of the ocean was lovely but the area is known for its surface tar on the beac, so it smelled pretty badly. This campsite was our least favourite, and the most expensive, of our whole trip.

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    Reviewed by jrdow2


    Reviewed Jun 7, 2013
    by (3 reviews) , Australia Flag of Australia

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    Reviewed by winegalcj

    Carp Beach - a little of everything!

    Reviewed May 21, 2012
    by (27 reviews) Southern California - we moved a lot , United States Flag of United States

    Since I live in a coastal hamlet in Northern California, one could wonder why I keep coming back to the quaint beach hamlet of Carpinteria. The biggest reason is that it probably the best camping beach in California - sea and sand within feet of your camp spot - great food and drink within a couple of blocks. The folks here are great, too. It's my favorite jumping off point when I head south and then east to the deserts of Southern California and Arizona. The only downside is that it can be crowded on the weekends - but it's a big beach - lots of room to spread out!

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Carpinteria State Beach Campground

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

    Travel Blogs from Carpinteria


    A travel blog entry by aimeee on Sep 07, 2015

    1 comment, 4 photos

    Going to LA to get my Chinese Visa!

    Final Thoughts

    A travel blog entry by teamricketts on Mar 16, 2013

    1 photo

    ... all right now, but instead I will give you some facts and favorites about what we experienced along the way.

    Travel Statistics:

    • 92 day excursion
    • 10 countries visited for the first time
    • 25,000+ miles traveled by plane, train, bus, car, boat, bike and foot
    • 32 beds slept in
    • 18 flights (19 if you count the plane we jumped out of)
    • 9 languages encountered (English, Maori, ...

    Santa Barbara

    A travel blog entry by yellowbike on Oct 02, 2010

    4 photos

    ... lit at all on minor roads. I wouldn't feel safe walking around on my own at night here.

    The taqueria was for me, a disappointment. I ordered a cheese and tomato sauce with fresh tortillas but got chopped chorizo in a melted cheese mess with tortillas.

    Even if I ate meat, it didn’t look appetising although M liked it. He had marinated pork with green peppers and tortillas. All I can say is it must have been better when Julia was ...

    Traveler Photos Carpinteria State Beach Campground

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