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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Only stayed 1 night as we made our way north, but will definitely be returning. Quaint atmosphere with the horses, covered wagons, and tiny house town. Great proximity to Santa Barbara. FYI-No cell signal on my Verizon hotspot or AT&T phone.

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Claremont, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Overall, we had a great experience and look forward to returning in the future. We visited the ranch for Thanksgiving. Most of the staff were very friendly and accommodating. They even let us stay where we were an extra night! So happy about that! We think we might have found our new Thanksgiving tradition. There were two disappointing issues however....

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Fresno, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had an awesome, grateful, and peaceful thanksgiving vacation! The staff were wonderful and facilities well maintained. This was our first time at this location and we enjoyed every minute of it. The views were spectacular and the hiking/walking trails were very entertaining. It was a very peaceful atmosphere.

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Santa Clarita, United States
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had lots of fun. No WI-FI, No cable tv. Entry and exit road too narrow. Had to use a pilot car to get my rv out. Will try again as a last resort. Propane very reasonable, clean rest rooms, very friendly staff.

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Fullerton, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We go to Rancho Oso for Thanksgiving week every year. Remote enough to feel like you are getting away yet close enough to conveniences. Beautiful grounds, nice staff. As most parks, cellphone service is limited. Bathrooms are very clean as is the case with all of the Thousand Trails locations, unlike most other parks. This park attracts the nicest campers-all...

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Marina del Rey, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite the rain we ended up tent camping my friend and I were hesitant at first but we made it work deff would recommend it. This was our first time at this location huge property and such nice staff. Our car battery died and they helped us with a jump start thank you guys. We enjoyed the adult lounge and...

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Thank D5575EOnancym
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another awesome Thanksgiving camping trip. Rancho Oso is safe quiet and incredible getaway!! It's a secret get way and based job the location it is exclusive to campers only. A definite 5 stars in my book, as I have been a member for I've 15 years. So getbon out for some fun at Rancho Oso!!!!!!!!

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Whittier, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Exactly what we have come to expect. Rancho Oso is one of our favorite 1000 Trails Resorts. Some of the ammenities are starting to show their age, the tennis courts need to be redone into dedicated Pickleball courts. Could probably make 3 or 4 courts from the one. All in all a wonderful facility.

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Alta Loma, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time at Rancho Oso. Be advised that cell and Wifi are not accessible, but that's why you go camping to get away. The mountain landscape is awesome and there are a few great hiking trails.

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Riverside, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are long-time 1000 Trails members and are now sharing the adventure with our grandkids. It is great to see that Rancho Oso is in such good condition. This time we chose a TT cabin to avoid towing in the holiday traffic. We and the grandkids had a great time. Miniature gold appeared to be recently refurbished. My wife commented...

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The spirit of the Old West abounds in this family-oriented rustic ranch setting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rancho Oso RV & Camping Resort

Address: 3750 Paradise Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-9777
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: £122 - £141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Rancho Oso RV & Camping Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 187
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“Full Hook Up area has RV campsites with great views. We were in #35 and it was spectacular.”
 of 5 bubbles gaym2014, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All campsites were good and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 886carylp, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“This place is an RV/Camping site, not a hotel/motel.”
 of 5 bubbles emdrcbt, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“RV Park, Not a hotel, but they do have cabins for rent.”
 of 5 bubbles csarchibald, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“5 nts @ RanchoOsoRV Free WiFi HughesNet Didnt pay 4 enuf data wrse thn dial-up CellBooster n lodge Gud w/in 10' of booster. Worst tech ever!”
 of 5 bubbles denjfast, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
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