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A quick skip from Santa Barbara, the Goleta fishing pier & beach town is centrally located to several State Park Campsites. Some of the best beaches of the Santa Barbara, or SoCal coastline for that matter, are located along here. The ranger station for the Los Padres National Forest is headquartered here. Isla Vista - the majority of college students live near here for UCSB, University of California Santa Barbara.
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Los Padres NF: North
Los Padres NF: North
Los Padres NF: South
Los Padres NF: South
Dick Smith Wilderness
Dick Smith Wilderness
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Sespe Wilderness Map
elevation: 20' population: 55,204 zip code: 93110


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Santa Barbara County
North of Santa Barbara
on Hwy.101



  • beaches
  • biking & rentals
  • camping
  • surfing
  • hiking
  • wineries
  • Gaviota Hot Springs
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • El Capitan State Beach
  • Sea Lookout Park
  • Arroyo Burro Beach
  • Channel Islands National Park
  • Chumash Painted Cave State Park
  • Lake Cachuma
  • Los Padres National Forest
  • Coronado Butterfly Preserve
  • Jalama Beach County Park
  • goleta campgrounds

    El Capitan State Beach
    Refugio Beach Campground
    Upper Oso @ Lake Cachuma
    Lake Cachuma Campground
    Rancho Oso Campground
    Jalama Beach County Park
    Central Coast Beach Camping

    tent camping

    Small beach town with fishing pier and decent surf. U.C. Santa Barbara. This small coastal community is next door to Isla Vista, the college neighborhood.

    nearby towns:
    Santa Barbara
    Los Olivos
    Santa Ynez
    local links:

    Goleta Valley Chamber of Commerce
    271 N. Fairview, Suite 104, Goleta CA 93116

    Country Catering Market & Delicatessen
    City of Goleta
    UC Santa Barbara
    Fairview Gardens
    Lassen's Natural Foods
    Goleta Surfing Site
    Los Padres Forest Watch
    Goleta Monarch Butterfly Grove
    Santa Barbara Time Bank

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