News and Announcements

Guadalupe Dunes Preserve is currently closed due to flooding at the entrance road.

The Eric Okerblom Trail is closed due damage it sustained during the recent storm. This will be a long-term closure until the County can repair the trail head.

Trails Closed in the Thomas Fire Burn Area ... read more

The Nojoqui Falls Trail is closed 200 feet from the falls .

updated 03/23/18

Free Nature Therapy Days at Cachuma Lake - Santa Barbara County is waiving day-use entry fees at Cachuma Lake Recreation Area for residents impacted by the Thomas Fire and subsequent 1/9 debris flow. more
added 03/20/18

1st Annual Cachuma Classic Disc Golf Tournament April 7th & 8th. Cachuma Lake Disc Golf Course is a premier 18-hole course located at Cachuma Lake Recreation Area off Highway 154 in Santa Barbara County with incredible views of Cachuma Lake and the San Rafael and Santa Ynez Mountains. The course has concrete tees and orange powder coated DGA Mach V baskets. Each hole has four pin placements, which can be set up to challenge the recreational player or the seasoned pro. more
added 01/5/18

Protecting Your Health During Beach Cleanup more
added 02/02/18

Summer (Extra-Help) Employment
Parks is actively recruiting for summer, seasonal employment, including Park Ranger Trainees and Lifeguards. more
added 01/29/18

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 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