Carpinteria State Beach Campground

5361 6TH ST, Carpinteria, California, 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 (10 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. 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

    Great!

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

    No story

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    Reviewed by winegalcj

    Carp Beach - a little of everything!

    Reviewed May 21, 2012
    by (25 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

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    Travel Blogs from Carpinteria

    Gravitas

    A travel blog entry by mother.ship on Oct 25, 2012

    6 photos

    ... s skatepark in Orange County on the way home. We moved through the exhibits at a moderate pace, stopping to read at least a couple of the informational plaques for each topic to try to give them a feel for what the cultural and political climate was "back in the day". Nate, of course was interested in the Secret Service and the Hinckley shooting. Approaching the room which houses Air Force One was truly breathtaking. The size of the ...

    Not much of nothing!

    A travel blog entry by dwlp.travelkids on May 19, 2012

    7 comments, 5 photos

    ... house. As with most California homes we have seen, their back yard is fenced. I suppose that there are so very many people out here that when they do get home they really don’t want to see lots more and I would think that the fencing gives them their own personal space. Whatever the reason, David and Cecily’s backyard is a wonderful garden with a very private feel that is quite relaxing to ...

    Beach break

    A travel blog entry by nickycooil on Jul 31, 2011

    75 photos

    ... and rubbish costume always wins. Once finished myself and some of the other coaches played this keepy uppie game and if you dropped it you earned a H and so on till you spelt out horse. I lost on 2 occasions and on my second go I had to turn round, where I was pelted by Ashleigh in the calf and by Jack in the bum with the football. Once back we met Cari's mother who was looking after the kids before I went out with Hannah to play badminton and boules. Ashleigh then ...