Ponderosa Campground

Los Padres National Forest

3 Reviews
US Hwy Forest Route 22S01 Big Sur, CA 93920 831-385-5434 805-961-5778 Reservations: 877-444-6777 Official Website

GPS: 35.9976, -121.3831

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Overview of Ponderosa Campground

Number of Sites 23

Pad Type gravel

Reservations yes

Open Seasonally Yes

Elevation 1552 ft

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 6/18/2018
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Last reported 4/26/2018
1 review
“Disappointed due lack of camp host, no trash pickup and limited access to water.”

Reviewed 8/2/2018

Nightly rate: $25
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 20
Overall Rating

It was 102° with an overwhelming number of flies and wasps. No cell service. Site was pre-assigned and did not work well with my rooftop tent setup. Outhouse only. Only available water was at camp entrance. Other campers were building large fires in spite of the prohibition against fires due to the exceptionally dry landscape and ... more

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30' Keystone Sprinter
4 reviews
“Not recommended for campers”

Reviewed 6/18/2018

Nightly rate: $25
Days stayed: 0
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This campground is really only for tent campers. We tried hauling our 30-ft trailer up here to no avail. Poor decision. The road in is narrow and windy. Doable, but a little scary. The campground itself is too tight for campers over 20 ft long. We got stuck going around the main campground loop and it took us nearly 45 minutes to ma... more

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“Nice and quiet”

Reviewed 4/26/2018

Nightly rate: $25
Days stayed: 1
Overall Rating

Nice quiet campground spread out so you're not on top of every other camper. No showers but toilets are clean.

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Recreation
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities
  • restrooms: vault
  • water available
Pets
  • pets
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