Rancho Oso Resort

3750 Paradise Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105Google mapDirections

Resort Description

Bordered by the Los Padres National Forest and the Santa Ynez River, Rancho Oso offers acres of beautiful scenery and endless opportunities for horseback riding and hiking. Our dude ranch has cattle grazing in the fields and horses that are gentle enough for beginners. A unique cobblestone lodge with a huge fireplace brings the flavor of this western preserve alive. Spend the day relaxing at our pool and spa. Spend the day relaxing at our pool and spa, take a short drive to the tourist mecca of Santa Barbara on the Pacific Coast, or head over to the unique town of Solvang. The Santa Barbara beaches are less than 20 miles away.


Los Padres National Forest hiking trails, adjacent to preserve Santa Ynez River Recreation Area and "Red Rocks" swimming Boat Tours, Painted Cave Chumash Indian Site, Lake Cachuma Visitor's Center, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, SA Society Museum, Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, Solvang Danish Community, Stearns Wharf, Solvang, Santa Barbara Zoo.

Resort Amenities

Adult Center
Basketball Court
Family Center
General Store
Laundry Room
Nature Trail
Picnic Area
Security Gate
Snack Bar
Tennis Court
Volleyball Court

Barbeque Grills
Barbecue Area
Exercise Room
Game Room
Horseback Riding
Internet Access
Mini Golf
Pavillion Outdoor/Indoor
Ping Pong
Pool Table
Swimming Pool, Outdoor
TV Lounge

Unit Information

Check In - 4pm, Check Out - 11am
Your cottage has a fully equipped kitchen with microwave oven, dinette, living room, air conditioning and features cable television and deck. No smoking is permitted in the units. Cottage has one-bedroom with queen bed and a small loft for sleeping bags only. OCC: Max 4/Pri 2 has 1 bath, 1 queen and full size sleeper sofa in living room. A valid credit card is required at check-in. No telephone in unit. A laundry facility is available on site. No pets allowed. Recommended adult occupancy of one-bedroom cabin is 2. Occupancy is enforced. Ranger or security guard is on duty.

Unit Amenities

Air Conditioning

Full Kitchen


From Santa Barbara south: Take Hwy 101 north to the Hwy 154 exit. Follow the signs for Hwy 154 and go 12 miles to Paradise Rd. (Look for the Santa Ynez Recreation Area sign just before the right turn onto Paradise Road.) Turn right on Paradise Rd. and drive 5.5 miles to the Rancho Oso entrance, on your right.

From San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria north on Hwy 101: Take Hwy 101 south to the Los Olivos/Hwy 154 turnoff. Stay on Hwy 154 to Paradise Rd, approximately 24 miles. Turn left onto Paradise Rd. (Look for the Santa Ynez Recreation Area sign just before the left turn onto Paradise Road, about 1 mile past the golf course.) Travel 5.5 miles to the resort entrance.


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