Wheeler Gorge Campground

The Wheeler Gorge Campground is located off Highway 33, north of Ojai. The roads are paved and the vegetation is a mix of trees and chaparral. The north fork of the Matilija Creek runs through the campground. The campground is open year round.

The campground has 68 family campsites, 5 handicap accessible sites, and 6 double sites for larger groups. RV's maximum length is 35 feet.  Each site contains a table, barbecue and fire ring.There is NO dump station or potable water at the campground. Please bring your own drinking water.  These sites are reserved on a first come, first served basis.

Single Family campsite $23 per site, per night
Double Family campsite $46 per site, per night
Extra Vehicle $10

All prices are subject to change without notice.

Reservations must be made at least 3 days in advance. This campground requires a 2 night minimum stay on weekends and a 3 night minimum stay on holiday weekends. Maximum 2 vehicles per site. An additional fee will be collected on-site for second vehicle. No check-in after 10PM, security gate locked.

Vault toilets are provided. Firewood is available for sale at the campground.


  • Bike Trails
  • Hiking - Wheeler Gorge Nature Trail starts at upper campground. Interpretive talks in the summer.
  • Campfire nature presentations in summer months
  • Historic Ortega OHV Trail nearby
  • Visit the town of Ojai (aprox. 15 miles from the campground)

From US 101/Ventura, take highway 33 north 13.8 miles. Turn left remaining on highway 33 for 8 miles. From Los Angeles, take I-5 north, then west on hwy 126 for 28 miles to Santa Paula. Go north on hwy 150 for 16 miles. Turn left onto highway 33 north approximately 8 miles.

Wheeler Gorge Campground
17017 Maricopa Highway
Ojai CA 93023


For more information call 661-702-1420.

For Reservations call



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