News and Announcements


Cachuma Lake is open and accessible by traveling east on Hwy. 246 to Hwy. 154 from the Santa Ynez Area or from the north, Hwy. 101 to Hwy. 154 through Los Olivos.

Live Oak Equestrian Trail is currently closed due to the rain flow in the Santa Ynez River. 

Nojoqui Falls Trail - The lower section of the trail is open however the last 200 feet up to the falls remains off-limits due to the unstable terrain. Please respect the closed area signs for your safety

The Goleta Pier Boat Hoist is currently closed for repairs.

Point Sal Trail will be closed beginning Wednesday, January 2, 2019 for road repairs.

Santa Barbara County Parks is currently recruiting for Beach and Pool Lifeguards. read more...
added 02/19/19

Goleta Beach Water Quality Evaluation: January to July 2018
added 01/30/19

Notice of Intent to Award the Camino Pescadero Beach Access Stair Project. more
added 01/16/19

Request for Proposal to operate the Cafe at Cachuma Lake is now available. more
added 12/11/18

Become a Park Annual Pass Member. Pay Less to Play More. more