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Rancho Oso Guest Ranch & Stables

3750 Paradise Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA, 93105, United States
TEL: (805) 683-5686

Despite the name, which references a "bear" (oso) in Spanish, it’s all about horses at Rancho Oso. Join a guided trail ride in the nearby Santa Ynez Mountains, or set off on foot if you’re horse averse. Accommodations range from campsites to Wild West-style covered wagons and heated cabins with Western Village facadesand there are corrals for horses, too. The Stone lodge hosts breakfast Friday-Sunday, with options like pancakes and cinnamon rolls. Dinner, which often features spaghetti or barbecue, is only available on Fridays and Saturdays.

Room to Book:

Rancho Oso's four T.T. Cabins, named for Thousand Trails, sleep either four or five people and have in-house bathrooms.

Insider Tip:

This area is perfect for mountain biking, but bikes are not allowed on the horse trails.


Open / Closes
  • Horseback Riding
  • Parking Available

Year Opened: 1995

Number of Suites:

Other: Ranch

Number of Rooms: 10 wagons, 14 cabins and RV's, 5 rustic cabins


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