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8080 Mistletoe Road, Santa Paula
Off Highway 150

Santa Paula Creek flows through this picturesque park that is surrounded by rolling hills, rugged mountain peaks, citrus groves and avocado groves. The natural beauty of the terrain coupled with large mature shade trees make this a popular location for picnics, creek side camping, fishing, hiking, biking, or wilderness exploring. Bird watchers enjoy woodpeckers, raptors, warblers, kingleys, and vireos. A large aviary in the park houses a variety of common birds and peafowl. A small portion of Steckel Park is leased to a private party that manages a private the RV park. The campground north of the Santa Paula Creek is  Ventura Ranch KOA,
Reservations: (800) 562-1899. Information: (805)-933-3200.


Hours 7:30 am - 5:00 pm - (January, February, November, December) 6:00 pm (March, October) 7:30 pm (April, May, September) 8:00 pm - (June, July, August)
Fees $2.00 per vehicle weekday; $4:00 per vehicle weekend/holiday
Parking Full size parking lot
General Restrooms, water, picnic tables, BBQ, fire rings, Park Host on-site
Activities Playground, horseshoe pits, aviary
Picnic Individual and group areas available (group by reservation only)
Party Facility Rustic Cabin, call for information/reservations
Dogs Not allowed (excludes Guide Dogs)
Hours Quiet Hours are 9:00 pm to 7:00 am (no generator use)
Fees $22.00 & $36.00 per day, per site (1 RV, 1 vehicle, and 1 tent maximum)
Campsite Parking Each additional vehicle must pay Camping Fee
Camping Tent, RV, Group, Youth
General 10 Full Hook-ups
Max No of People Maximum of 6 people per campsite allowed
Length of Stay 14 days consecutively; see County Ordinance
Dogs Allowed in campground on 6 foot leash. Fee is $1.00 per night, per dog (limit 2)
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