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Goleta County Beach

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Address: 5986 Sandspit Road, Goleta, CA 93117
Phone Number: 805-967-1300
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Activities: Hiking
Description: A long sandy beach near Goleta Point.
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Great for Graduation, Birthdays, BBQ on the BEACH

Goleta Beach is next to UCSB and a favorite of our family. For my son's graduation all he wanted was a BBQ on Goleta Beach with family and friends. They have BBQs set up next... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Palm Desert,CA
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Fontana, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

amazing very nice highly recommended. Please go and explore for yourself. we chartered a yacht on Saturday. The weather and water were excellent.

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Palm Desert,CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Goleta Beach is next to UCSB and a favorite of our family. For my son's graduation all he wanted was a BBQ on Goleta Beach with family and friends. They have BBQs set up next to picnic tables. It's a pretty setting and totally relaxing but can be crowded so one needs to get their fairly early to get a... More 

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Agoura Hills, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I love going to the beach, pier and slough here. Lots of birds here as we'll - across the slough is a heron, egret and cormorant rookery. The beach is clean and uncrowned with beautiful views of Channel Islands. Nice park with BBQ's and lots of parking. There is a place to rent kayaks and SUPs. Water is very calm... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

It's an okay beach. With the recent oil spill, there's a lot of tar on the beach. Next to it, the sewer drains into the ocean. I'd go to Arroyo Burro, also known as Hendry's beach off of Las Positas or East beach instead

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Inglewood, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

After a nice dinner this beach was perfect was a nice night walk. We found the beach to be clean and quite.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

On my visit June 2015 the beach was in the best condition I have ever seen. It was clean, the water was clean and very pretty. Lots of nice picnic areas.

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Aurora, Illinois
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The beach was being cleaned due to the recent Oil Spill from the Pacific ocean outside Santa Barbara therefore could not relax and enjoy the ocean, only walk the beach and clean your feet from the oily sand

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Great place --clean, picnic tables, dogs on leash, grassy area , then the beach and the ocean. Super experience.

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Boron, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

No oil (recent oil slick further along) long walk, looking for shells and enjoying the scenery and beach. Saw quite a few birds and dogs having fun.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Came here with my 12-year-old on "Mom & Me" road trip. Spent the day walking on the beach, finding shore stones, walking on the pier and finishing with a great lunch at an airy and upscale restaurant.

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Additional Information about Goleta County Beach

Address: 5986 Sandspit Road, Goleta, CA 93117
Phone Number: 805-967-1300
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm  1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm  1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm  1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm  1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm  1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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