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Carpinteria State Beach, Carpinteria, California

Date of Stay: October, 2018 - $60.00
Overall Rating:

STAY AWAY!! We camped in Carp's Santa Cruz loop and had terrible CA ground squirrel issues. The guy in #220 had $1,500 damage done to his engine wiring during a 2 day stay! I kept my hood open but they still chewed on my air conditioning hoses. We will NOT be back after many years of loving Carp. We cannot take on this kind of financial risk to our rig. If you have a problem, you are then stuck in Carp until a local shop does the repair. It took the guy in #220 a number of days to get his vehicle repaired. The worse thing was we believe the rangers were lying to us, saying that they had never heard of the squirrel problem!! Guess they never talk to their camp hosts who freely discuss all the squirrel damage done to their own rigs. Don't risk your rig due to the state parks not dealing with this infestation. It exists in each Carp camping loop. This park makes hundreds of thousands each year. They need to spend some of it protecting the campers expensive rigs. We camped at Carpinteria State Beach in a Travel Trailer.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Site Number
Santa Cruz
Site Surface
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Sewer Connection

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Not Convenient


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