Who We Are

The Santa Barbara County Community Services Department - Parks Division has a long standing history of providing outstanding outdoor recreation opportunities.  We are proud to offer the full range of activities with our day use parks, beaches, pools, group areas, trails, on & off leash dog parks, open spaces, campgrounds and our largest facility Cachuma Lake Recreation Area.

The County of Santa Barbara park system has 24 day use parks, 2 camping parks, 45 open spaces and 12 beach areas for a grand total of 8,595 acres.  

Our website has been designed to answer all your questions and provide detailed information on our facilities including maps, amenities, rules & regulations and use fees. You can also check real time information on the availability of our reservable sites at our camping and day-use parks.

We also offer extended services through our concessionaires located at various locations throughout the County.  Our partners offer anything from sit down food service to canoe & kayak rentals.

Please feel free to contact us at (805) 568-2460 if you have any questions.