Camping Santa Barbara Style!
Ocean Mesa Campground at El Capitan is THE premier campground
on the beautiful California Central Coast. Located just
20 minutes north of downtown Santa Barbara, Ocean Mesa is
surrounded by Los Padres National Forest above the magnificent
Pacific Ocean. Visit the tide pools at near-by El Capitan
State Beach, explore our 15 miles of hiking trails, enjoy
a music-filled Saturday evening under the stars at El Capitan
Canyon, or just relax and take in the magnificent ocean
views of the Gaviota Coast.
Ocean Mesa offers the best of modern camping life including a heated
pool and spa, laundry facilities, and convenience store.
The Mesa is also wired for internet use and T.V. so you
never have to feel too disconnected from life at home.
We’d love to hear from you! Please leave your name and contact
information on our brochure
page and we’ll be sure to keep you updated on special
events, promotions and activities. We look forward to welcoming
you to Ocean Mesa Campground!
Your stay matters. In partnership with The Good Night Foundation, a $2 per night, optional charitable donation will be added to guests' regular charge to provide financial support locally to the Santa Barbara Transition House and the Orfalea School Food Initiative and nationally to organizations that focus on health, education, and the environment. Ocean Mesa and the Good Night Foundation thanks you for your participation. If you would prefer not to contribute during your stay, please let us know.
Ocean Mesa, Best of Goleta! Each year the US Commerce Association (USCA) identifies companies in several categories for exceptional quality and "The companies chosen exemplify the best of small business; often leading through customer service and community involvement." We are proud and grateful to the USCA for this award for 2014!
100 El Capitan Terrace Lane
Santa Barbara, CA 93117
Phone: (866) 410-5783
U.S. 101 (Southbound) 30 minutes from Buellton,take exit 117 (El Capitan State Beach). Southbound exit, turn left under Freeway, then left along the frontage road. Turn right onto Calle Real, then right on El Capitan Terrace Lane to Office/Store.
U.S. 101 (Northbound), 20 minutes from Santa Barbara, take exit 117 (El Capitan State Beach). Drive past the El Capitan Canyon entrance and turn right onto Calle Real, then right on El Capitan Terrace Lane to Office/Store.
Enter our GPS location for your navigation & mapping system:
NORTH 34 degrees 27 minutes 50 seconds
WEST 120 degrees 01 minutes 36 seconds
Ocean Mesa is located next to our sister site, El Capitan Canyon.