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Quick drive

Did not stay at the campground but had nice drive around it to see the lake from different... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chicago, Illinois
Water cancelled the race, view ...gorgeous

Stopped at the Salt Flats. No one was racing due to flooding. But, watching the caravan of trucks... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Camarillo, California
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did not stay at the campground but had nice drive around it to see the lake from different locations. Very nice camp sites with great views of the lake.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RudySzymon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped at the Salt Flats. No one was racing due to flooding. But, watching the caravan of trucks coming from the staging area was amazing. The water on the flats sparkled in the sunlight. Beautiful.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 196CindyJ196
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went here for a solo camping trip while my mother in law was in town 😊. It was the most beautiful sunsets, the campground was so clean, and the stars were so bright we took the rain fly off of our...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ashley D
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The lake shows the severe effects of the ongoing drought in CA, and it's a bit of a sad sight as a result. But with that aside, our November visit offered excellent weather and much smaller crowds than what I'm sure peak summer looks like....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Moti A
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Stopped by real quick on our way back to Santa Brabara from Solvang. Very sad to see the lake as low as it was.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bsack2018
Reviewed 15 October 2018

I just came to Cachuma Lake to spend the day. I will definitely return for camping! There seemed to be plenty of spaces for RVs and tents. There is a boat dock, a lake cruise, a little store, a really cool nature interpretive center (spotted...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Driving the highway towards Solvang the Danish town we drove by Lake Cachuma. We drove out on the vista point and we were treated to the lovely view of the Bradbury Dam and Lake Cachuma.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank epuya
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Stayed a night in my mortorhome, $50, not far from Solvang. Did not use much of the parks facility, but did drive around it, is huge.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mykomyko
Reviewed 30 August 2018

The campgrounds are kept very clean and very organized. The lake is only about 40% capacity. We rented a pontoon boat and had fun with the kids and grandkids.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Steve B
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I really loved this camp site. Great hiking trails for the kids and lots of playgrounds and things to do also. Site was clean and well managed. Only negative was the weather. It was extremely hot in the day and then extremely cold a night....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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McLeod B
19 August 2018|
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Response from Yellowsubmawing | Reviewed this property |
They have a Yurt or two
20 June 2018|
Response from LoveMauiForever | Reviewed this property |
I will be honest with you, we only stayed there for about an hour because we didn't like the place at all. I'm sure there are some trails to hike and I think there is a swimming pool that is open during the summer. I would... More
alicia e
13 January 2018|
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Response from schwakes | Reviewed this property |
Hi - We loved site #313. The down-side is that because it IS so nice, random folks had a tendency to wander through for the view. HS