News and Announcements

PARK & AREA STATUS & CLOSURES updated 4/18/17

  • Rancho Guadalupe Dunes is currently closed to the public due to flooding at the entrance road.
  • Goleta Beach Park - Pier: The pier has been repaired and is now open.
  • Baron Ranch Trails: The Baron Ranch Trail is closed until further notice due to severe damage from the winter rain storms. Please check back for future status change.
  • Nojoqui Falls Trail: 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 California Department of Fish & Wildlife will be planting approximately 2,000 pounds of tagged trout this week at Cachuma Lake in anticipation of the 22nd Annual Neal Taylor Fish Derby.

Cachuma Lake Ramp is now open for boat launching. more added 2/27/17

The County of Santa Barbara hereby posts a public notice of our intent to award the Richardson Park Picnic Area ADA Improvements Project more updated 01/12/17

Goleta Beach Bridge Replacement Project: The project will replace the existing bridge on a new alignment, west of the existing crossing. more added 07/07/16

Community Events

Cachuma Lake Calendar of Events

22nd Annual Neal Taylor Fish Derby at Cachuma Lake - April 22nd & 23rd

Abstract Open III Exhibition - Feb 2 through Apr 28 at the Channing Peake Gallery

Joe Girandola: Duct Tape Dreams Exhibition - Feb 9 through Jul 17 at the Betteravia Gallery

map of Santa Barbara County Parks