Refugio State Beach - Goleta Beautiful beach
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CA 91342,

+1 (818) 362-2800

                            Refugio State Beach - Goleta


This is a nice beach with great facillities. It is a bit of a drive but well worth it. A nice get away spot. State Beach with camping as well.  


What You Can See Here

 This site has a very nice sandy area as well as a grassy area. Lots of life comes and goes. Not a very deep site but usually a good variety of terrain. Jelly FIsh, Octopus, Crabs and other small animals. . .


The Location

Certain things about this site make it convienient to get some dives in when other sites might not be as convienient as well as it is a more remote beach with less urban traffic.

  • It is a west facing beach that is usually protect from the Point to the North.
  • Parking is $10 to $15 and it is State Park so you can use State Parking passes if you buy them. 
  • Usually it is best to work out of your vehicle so you need to have a way to secure your car while you are diving.
  • There are restrooms or facilites at this beach and a camp store close by. Bring a chair to get confortable between dives.
Directions to Refugio State Beach

10 Refugio Beach Road, Goleta,  CA 93117       (805) 968-1033

Easiest directions - Take 101 Fwy North through Santa Barbara and Goleta. Refugio is about 20 miles past Santa Barbara, CA.