When can I make camping reservations for Labor Day weekend?
You can make Labor Day weekend camping reservations beginning Friday, June 18, 2021 at 9am. You may reserve online with your mobile device, tablet or desktop computer. You may also reserve by phone. (reserving online is recommended)
Reservation office phone number is 805-649-1122.
There is a 3 night minimum requirement when reserving. Arriving Friday, September 3 & departing Monday, September 6. Holiday rates apply.
Is your waterpark open?
Unfortunately, our waterpark will be closed for the Summer of 2021. We hope to be back open in the summer of 2022.
When can I make camping reservations for the 4th of July weekend?
You can make 4th of July weekend camping reservations now!
You may reserve online with your mobile device, tablet or desktop computer. You may also reserve by phone. Reservation office phone number is 805-649-1122.
There is a 3 night minimum requirement when reserving. Arriving Friday, July 2 & departing Monday, July 5. Holiday rates apply.
Which parks have FULL hook-ups (water, electric & sewer)?
Parks Angler & Fox.
Which parks have PARTIAL hook-ups (water & electric only)?
Parks Bass, Egret, Fox & Indian.
Which parks allow TENT camping (no hook-ups)?
Parks Creekside, Deer, Grebe, Hawk, Jay, Kingfisher, Mallard & Osprey.
Bass & Fox have just a few spots for tent camping.
What is the maximum amount of nights I can camp in your park?
No more than 14 nights maximum stay per month.
Are picnics allowed? Can I make reservations for a picnic area?
Yes, picnics are allowed. We have some picnic areas that are first come, first serve.
We also have some picnic areas that can be reserved. Please call 805-649-1122 to make a reservation.
Price: $185 (non-refundable)
Picnic Areas 1, 2, 3, 4 (near Santa Ana Boat Launch ramp)
Picnic Areas 5, 6, 7 (near Creekside campground)
Picnic Area 8 (near Fox campground)
Picnic Area 9 (near Grebe campground)
Picnic Areas 12, 13 (near Coyote Boat Launch ramp)
Day use fees for vehicle entry apply. No reservations can be made for holidays/holiday weekends.
Can I make a reservation for a group camping site?
Yes, you can now make reservations for group camping sites. You must call our reservations office & speak to a guest services assistant to make the reservation.   805-649-1122
Pollywog - $195.00/per night & a $50.00 non-refundable reservation fee, no hook-up spots, includes 5 vehicles. Approx. 20-30 people & 5 tents.
Trout - $390.00/per night & a $100.00 non-refundable reservation fee, no hook-up spots, includes 10 vehicles. Approx. 50 people.
Owl Court - $390.00/per night & a $100.00 non-refundable reservation fee, 4 spots with hook-ups (water & electric only -30amp), includes 10 vehicles. Approx. 100 people.
Can I put a tent in a hook-up site?
Tents are permitted in a hook-up site ONLY if it's secondary to a motorhome or trailer.
Tents are not permitted on any irrigated grass areas.
Indian is the only park with hook-ups (water & electric) that tents can be in without requiring a motorhome or trailer.
Do you have RV or trailer rentals for camping?
No, we do not. We provide the campsite spaces. If you want to rent an RV or trailer you will need to go online & select the company you would like to rent from. Day use fees may apply.
How many vehicles am I allowed to bring when camping?
There is a 2 vehicle maximum per campsite. One vehicle included & 2nd vehicle at an additional cost.
The extra vehicle fee should be paid for at the front gate upon arrival.
$14 per night on weeknights.
$20 per night on weekends (Fridays & Saturdays).
$20 per night on holidays.
When is check-in / check-out?
Check-in is 2:00pm of your arrival date & check out is 12:00 noon of your departure date.
Late check-in is up until 11:00pm of your arrival date. (during quiet hours, please be courteous to your neighbors)
If I tested positive for COVID-19 can I go camping at Lake Casitas to quarantine?
NO. Do not enter the Lake Casitas Recreation Area if you or any member of your group has tested positive for COVID or has the following symptoms:
Fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea.
How much does it cost to enter the park just for the day?
Day Use Entry Fees:
$10.00 per vehicle during "off" season. (Labor Day to Easter)
$20.00 per vehicle during "on" season weekends. (Easter to Labor Day)
$20.00 per vehicle on holidays.
Are your park showers & playgrounds open?
Playgrounds & park showers are open. Park shower token machine is located at the guest services building. The machine takes bills only, no coins. No refunds are given for unused tokens.
$1.00 per token
1 token = 4 minutes
Can I cancel, change or transfer my reservation online?
No. You will need to call into our guest services office & have one of our assistants help you with that.
Please know, cancellations/changes must be done 24 hours prior to your check in date/time. There is a $10 non-refundable reservation fee & a $6 cancellation/change fee that applies (per campsite).
Our phone number is 805-649-1122. Hours are 8am to 5pm daily.
How do I extend my reservation?
You may call our guest services office from 8am to 5pm daily for help with this. There is no extra charge for extending a reservation. Please have your booking number ready.
Will the wine festival be happening at your park this summer?
The Ojai Wine Festival 2021 has been cancelled.
Can I swim in the lake?
No body contact or swimming is permitted in the lake.
Can I bring a kayak, canoe, inflatable boat or fishing boat to the lake?
All vessels are subject to a mandatory 35 day quarantine period before you can use it on the lake. To schedule a kayak/canoe/boat inspection appointment, please email email@example.com. In your email, please include your phone number so we can reach you to explain the process in detail.
Do you have boat rentals at your lake?
We do have a vendor at our lake that rents out boats, kayaks & canoes. You may call them at 805-649-2043 for pricing & availability. Or go to casitasboatrentals.com.
Do you offer storage for a motorhome, kayak, canoe or boat?
Yes, we do offer trailer storage. Prices are $105/mo. for a back-in space & $130/mo. for a pull through space. Kayak & canoe storage is $1 per foot.