Hours of Operation


Park Reservations Call Center

Monday through Friday, except holidays
9:00AM to 3:00PM
(805) 568-2460

Park Administration Office

Monday through Friday, except holidays
8:00AM to 5:00PM, Closed from 12:00PM to 1:00PM

Cachuma Lake Recreation Area

Open every day
Day-Use hours are from 6:00AM to Sunset
Office hours are from 7:00AM to 3:30PM
Gate is staffed from 7:00AM to 5:00PM and staffed later on Fridays during the summer.

2017 Lake Access Hours

Jan 1 - Jan 15 7:00AM - 5:00PM                 
Jan 16 - Jan 31 7:00AM - 5:00PM
Feb 1 - Feb 15 6:30AM - 5:30PM
Feb 16 - Feb 28  6:30AM - 5:30PM
Mar 1 - Mar 11* 6:00AM - 6:00PM
Mar 12* - Mar 31      7:00AM - 7:00PM
Apr 1 - Apr 15 6:30AM - 7:00PM
Apr 16 - Apr 30 6:30AM - 7:30PM
May 1 - May 15 6:00AM - 7:30PM
May 16 - May 31 6:00AM - 8:00PM
Jun 1 - Jun 15 6:00AM - 8:00PM
Jun 16 - Jun 30 6:00AM - 8:30PM
Jul 1 - Jul 15 6:00AM - 8:30PM
Jul 16 - Jul 31 6:00AM - 8:00PM
Aug 1 - Aug 15 6:00AM - 8:00PM
Aug 16 - Aug 31      6:00AM - 7:30PM
Sep 1 - Sep 15 6:30AM - 7:30PM
Sep 16 - Sep 30 6:30AM - 7:00PM
Oct 1 - Oct 15 6:30AM - 6:30PM
Oct 16 - Nov 4**      7:00AM - 6:00PM
Nov 5** - Nov 15 6:30AM - 5:00PM
Nov 16 - Nov 30 7:00AM - 4:30PM
Dec 1 - Dec 15 7:00AM - 4:30PM
Dec 16 - Dec 31 7:00AM - 5:00PM
   *Daylight Savings Begins
** Daylight Savings Ends 

Jalama Beach

Open every day (subject to closure due to Vandenberg AFB activities)
Day-Use hours are from 6:00AM to Sunset       
Gate is staffed from 8:00AM to 5:00PM and staffed later on Fridays during the summer.

Day-Use Parks & Open Spaces

Open every day from 8:00AM to Sunset