Group Camping  

Cachuma Lake offers Group Camping Areas for groups ranging from 32 to 120 people and/or 8 to 30 vehicles. Each group area contains enough picnic tables to seat the whole group, a food preparation table, a large adjustable barbeque grill, a large fire ring, and a water spigot. Some also have electric lighting fixtures and an electric outlet(s).

Cachuma Group Area

Please ensure that all members of your group are aware of the group reservation name or group camping area to ease the check-in process.

A two-night minimum reservation is required on weekends and a three-night minimum reservation is requred on holiday weekends.

Group Area Max Vehicles Max People
Apache Pines 13  52
Apache Sunrise 15  60
Barona Butte  8  32
Barona Shores  8  32
Dakota Plains 20  80
El Dorado Vista  8  32
Chumash Meadows  8  32
Lanford Memorial 30 120
Mohawk Shores 22  88
Pawnee Plateau 15  60

Group Camping Areas:

Apache Pines

Apache Pines

Description & Features:
Close to the lake, marina, boat launching facilities, and restrooms; this facility includes 13 sites with electricity and water hookups, firepits and picnic tables. There are also four 16-ft permanently affixed tables under a shade cover, lights, large adjustable BBQ pit, preparation table, fire ring and water faucet. 65 yards from restrooms; 65 yards from playground.


Apache Sunrise

Apache Sunrise

Description & Features:
Close to the lake, marina, boat launching facilities, and restrooms; this facility includes five 16-ft permanently affixed tables under shade trees, a group BBQ pit with food preparation table, fire ring, water faucet and lighting fixture with electrical outlet. 47 yards from restrooms; 47 yards from playground.


Barona Butte

Barona Butte

Description & Features:
Overlooking the lake, this facility includes four 16-ft permanently affixed picnic tables, one medium size adjustable BBQ pit, food preparation table, fire ring and water faucet. 233 yards from restrooms; 800 yards from playground.


Barona Shores

Barona Shores

Description & Features:
Adjacent to the lake, this facility includes four 16-ft permanently affixed eating tables, medium size adjustable BBQ pit, food preparation table, fire ring and water faucet. 150 yards from restrooms; 633 yards from playground.


Dakota Plains

Dakota Plains

Description & Features:
Near a large field and playground, restrooms and showers; this facility includes five 16-ft permanently affixed eating tables under shade trees, adjustable BBQ pit and food preparation table, fire ring and water faucet. 77 yards from restrooms; 58 yards from playground.


El Dorado Vista

El Dorado Vista

Description & Features:
Close to lake, restrooms and showers; this facility includes four 16-ft permanently affixed eating tables under shade trees, adustable BBQ pit with food preparation table with electrical outlets and lights, fire ring, water faucet and two horseshoe pits. 117 yards from restrooms; 333 yards from playground.


Chumash Meadows

Description & Features:
Close to lake, restrooms and showers; this facility includes four 16-ft permanently affixed eating tables under shade trees, adustable BBQ pit with 2 food preparation tables, fire ring and water faucet. 117 yards from restrooms; 333 yards from playground.


Lanford Memorial

Lanford Memorial

Description & Features:
Near the lake, restrooms and showers; this facility includes eight 16-ft permanently affixed eating tables with lighting, under trees; two large adjustable BBQ pits with food preparation tables, fire ring, water faucet, electric outlet and four horseshoe pits. 100 yards from restrooms; 303 yards from playground.


Mohawk Shores

Mohawk Shores

Description & Features:
Close to the lake, this facility includes six 16-ft permanently affixed eating tables under shade trees, adjustable BBQ pit with food preparation table, fire ring, two water faucets and four horseshoe pits. 386 yards from restrooms; 1,567 yards from playground.


Pawnee Plateau

Pawnee Plateau

Description & Features:
Overlooking the lake, this facility includes five 16-ft. permanently affixed eating tables, adjustable BBQ pit with two food preparation tables, water faucet, fire ring and two horseshoe pits. 200 yards from restrooms; 90 yards from playground.