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Lake Cachuma is located at an elevation of 800 feet in the Santa Ynez Valley. It has 3,200 surface acres. The Cachuma Reservoir, created by Bradbury Dam, has a storage capacity of 205,000 acre-feet. The Santa Ynez River feeds this reservoir.

Campsites for tents and RV's of all sizes are available year-round on a first-come first-served basis. The Cachuma Lake Recreation Area boasts 500 regular camp sites; 90 sites with full electrical, water and sewer hook-ups; 38 sites with electrical and water hook-ups; and 6 sites with corrals for horses. All campsites include picnic tables and BBQ pits and are located near showers, rest rooms, and water.

Directions: From Santa Barbara, proceed 24 miles northwest on Hwy 154 (San Marcos Pass Road) to the park entrance. From Solvang, proceed 12 miles east on Hwy 154 to the park entrance.

For more information, call (805)688-8780 for reservations and information.

Cachuma Lake, Elevation: 781ft. Daily Statistics
Date Res. Elevation (ft.) Storage (ac. ft.) Ouflow (ft.3/sec) Inflow (ft.3/sec) Evaporation (ft.3/sec) Precip. (in.)
Apr 24 687.21 53436 30 0 ??? 0

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