When can I make reservations for the 4th of July weekend?
You can make 4th of July weekend camping reservations beginning Friday, June 4th at 9am. You may reserve online with your mobile device, tablet or desktop computer. You may also reserve by phone. (reserving online will be quicker)
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.
We have blocked out sites for social distancing. Only every other site is open in our tent campgrounds. Please leave blocked sites empty. Beginning May 3 all tent sites will be open.
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 beginning May 3, 2021 @ 9:00am. You must call our reservations office to reserve these.     805-649-2233
Price: $175 (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?
Our group camping sites will be reservable beginning May 3, 2021 @ 9:00am. You must call our reservations office to make the reservation.   805-649-2233
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.
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.
When can I make camping reservations for Memorial Day weekend?
You can make a reservation now! Memorial Day weekend reservations opened up on Sunday, April 18.
There is a 3 night minimum requirement. Arriving Friday, May 28 & departing Monday, May 31.
Holiday rates apply.
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 are currently open. Park showers will be open beginning May 7.
Can I cancel, change or transfer my reservation online?
As of now, no. You will need to call into our guest services office & have one of our assistants help you with that. Please know, there is a $10 non-refundable reservation fee & a $6 cancellation/change fee that applies.
805-649-2233 ext. 101
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.
Temporary Guest Services phone numbers:
or 805-649-2233 ext. 101
Will the wine festival be happening at your park this summer?
The Ojai Wine Festival 2021 has been cancelled.
Is your waterpark open?
Normally, our waterpark is open from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend.
Unfortunately, our waterpark will be closed for the Summer of 2021. We hope to be back open in the summer of 2022.
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 $2 per foot.
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.
OUR GUEST SERVICES / RESERVATION BUILDING IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION. Therefore we've moved to different offices.
If you need to speak to a guest services assistant please call 805-767-0184 OR 805-649-2233 ext. 101. We are open daily from 8am to 5pm.
Beginning Monday, May 3 at 9:00am reservations can be made up to 90 days in advance of your arrival date and camping will be opened up to full capacity.
The 4th of July holiday weekend will open up for reservations on Friday, June 4 at 9:00am.
There is a 3 night minimum requirement when reserving the 4th of July weekend. Arriving Friday, July 2 & departing Monday, July 5. Holiday rates apply.
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 are currently open. Park showers opening up May 7.
We are also open for day use. Day use hours are currently 5:30am to 8:00pm daily.
We encourage you to continue to wear masks when closer than 6ft. No groups larger than 10 people please.