News and Announcements

PARK & AREA CLOSURES updated 3/20/17

  • 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.
  • Rancho Guadalupe Dunes: Remains closed due to road flooding.
  • Goleta Pier: Closed due to storm damage and will remain closed until further notice.

Goleta Beach Park - Pier: The pier remains CLOSED as damage from recent storms are addressed. more added 3/15/17

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

Goleta Beach Pier Closed ...see KEYT report added 2/21/17

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

Arroyo Burro Boardwalk Project: This project replaces the existing decomposed granite walkway with a 2,100 square foot recycled wood boardwalk at Arroyo Burro Beach. It includes the installation of associated path lighting, parking lot drainage improvements, planting and irrigation. The anticipated date of completion is April 2017.

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

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

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