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Santa Cruz Island Scorpion Ranch Campground

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

This was a good introduction to a more rustic camping experience with some comforts of more developed campsites (like treated water and fancy pit toilets). We really enjoyed staying in the upper campground loop (site 25), the one furthest from the pier, about a half-mile...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The campsites are assigned when you book it online. You are required to check-in with a ranger after the orientation. We got a very convenient campsite in the inner loop, with restroom and potable water very close to us. The only drawback was that this...More

1  Thank Dhwani P
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Just got back from a 3 day - 2 night trip to Santa Cruz Island. Wife and I had been there 18 years ago sans kids but this time we had two tweens in tow. You book your trip out of Ventura Harbor on Island...More

9  Thank NickNorCal
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We stayed in the lower loop (camp 21). It is a well managed camp ground. But during the day, you will see a lot of food traffic right next to the camp. Especially, dont choose 21 as it is at the intersection of 2 hiking...More

11  Thank Nagender B
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We went here for a few days to Santa Cruz Island and camp tonight at scorpion campground. The sites are quite large. There is potable water to drink. Our first night was very very windy and despite being located in a grove of eucalyptus trees...More

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I would do upper if I visit again.
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"Upper loop has more secluded sites if there are no group visitors."
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"This isn't a hotel - it's a campground!"
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"The upper campground is nicer but a longer walk from the beach. Recommend going on a weekday to avoid crowds..."
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"Bring a hat and lots of sunscreen, the hiking is very exposed. The Kayaking tours are great and they check..."
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