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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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8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
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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Lovely place to hang with the fambam =)

I opted to hang out here while waiting for my little brother to enroll in classes at UCSB. It is literally a 5 minute drive from there… parking a plenty. I can't wait to go... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 5, 2015
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Visalia, California, United States
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Visalia, California, United States
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47 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I opted to hang out here while waiting for my little brother to enroll in classes at UCSB. It is literally a 5 minute drive from there… parking a plenty. I can't wait to go back… the beach is beautiful and the park is nice to have kids hanging out. Picnic tables are available so it is possible to make... More 

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SF
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Fun to fish on this wonderful pier - nice people in this town, fun to fish with the locals, pretty beach

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Fontana, California
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
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 201 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 46 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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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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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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