News and Announcements

San Marcos Foothills Preserve (San Marcos Park) is inaccessible.  Cachuma Lake Recreation Area, Rincon Beach Park, Toro Canyon Park, Lookout Park and Manning Park are currently closed due to the Thomas Fire. Please visit the Santa Barbara County website for Thomas Fire Information and Updates
updated 12/13/17

Community residents, you're invited to help envision a NEW County Park, see the Master Planning Workshops scheduled for the San Marcos Park. read more
added 09/21/17

The County of Santa Barbara has hereby posted an intent to award the Arroyo Burro Lift Station Upgrades project. ...read more
added 10/16/17

The Baron Ranch Trails is open for public use except for a section of the upper loop which is impassable. Hikers should stay on the designated trail route and respect all posted signs. The Baron Ranch Trail is a hiking only trail and open for use 3 days a week on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

The Santa Barbara County Park Commission held a special meeting on July 13, 2017 to give the community an update on the status of the Beach and Park Management of Goleta Beach County Park.
View Informational Presentation.
View Meeting Video
Updated 07/24/17