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.
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.
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, $30 cancellation/transfer fee, no hook-up spots, includes 5 vehicles. Approx. 20-30 people & 5 tents. Extra vehicles $20 each/per night on weekends.
Trout - $390.00/per night & a $100.00 non-refundable reservation fee, $60 cancellation/transfer fee, no hook-up spots, includes 10 vehicles. Approx. 50 people. Extra vehicles $20 each/per night on weekends.
Owl Court - $390.00/per night & a $100.00 non-refundable reservation fee, $60 cancellation/transfer fee, 4 spots with hook-ups (water & electric only -30amp), includes 10 vehicles. Approx. 100 people. Extra vehicles $20 each/per night on weekends.
24 hours notice in advance to check in time for cancellations is required.
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)
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.
No Refunds. Passes are non-transferrable.
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. Or you can email us your cancellation at email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
NEW RATES BEGINNING JULY 1, 2021:
$126/month for a back-in space
$150/month for a pull through space
$20/month for kayaks & canoes
Decal stickers are required on all water vessels & must be renewed annually while in storage.
In order to get on our waitlist, email email@example.com. Once you email us, we will email you a waitlist form to fill out.
If you are wanting to store a kayak, canoe or boat your vessel must pass the inspection & quarantine process. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to get started.
Please read before proceeding with your reservation.
UPDATE: THE FOX CAMPGROUND CLOSURE HAS BEEN CANCELLED. IT WILL BE OPEN NOW BEGINNING 10/4 TO 11/22.
OUR WATER ADVENTURE PARK IS CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR THE SUMMER OF 2021. It will re-open in 2022.
The Thanksgiving holiday weekend is open for camping reservations. There is a 4 night minimum requirement when reserving. Arriving Wednesday, Nov. 24 & departing Sunday, Nov. 28. Holiday rates apply.
Camping reservations can be made up to 90 days in advance of your arrival date and our campgrounds are fully open.
24 hours notice is required when cancelling a camping reservation. Please see terms on your confirmation.
2 vehicle maximum per campsite. One vehicle included & 2nd vehicle at an additional cost.
8 persons maximum per campsite.
2 night minimum when reserving weekends is required. (Fridays & Saturdays)
Playgrounds & park showers are open. Shower token machine located at the guest services building. (bills only-no coins)
Lake Casitas is a "no body contact" lake. There is no swimming, wading or getting in the water. Water vessels must pass inspection & 35 day quarantine before being used on the lake.
We do offer boat rentals in our marina. You may call to reserve at 805-649-2043.
Day use hours are currently 6:00 am to 5:00 pm daily. Vehicle entry fees apply.
We encourage you to continue to wear masks when closer than 6ft. No groups larger than 10 people please.
If you need to speak to a guest services assistant please call 805-649-1122. We are open Mon. - Fri. from 8am to 4pm.