News and Announcements

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.
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Updated 07/24/17

The County of Santa Barbara is requesting proposals for an experienced library consultant individual, team or firm to provide library consulting service. ... read more added 07/06/17

PARK & AREA STATUS & CLOSURES updated 7/14/17

  • 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 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

You Only Live Twice - FREE Summer Movies, Jul 28 at the County Courthouse

The Spy Who Loved Me - FREE Summer Movies, Aug 11 at the County Courthouse

GoldenEye - FREE Summer Movies, Aug 18 at the County Courthouse

Skyfall - FREE Summer Movies, Aug 25 at the County Courthouse

map of Santa Barbara County Parks