Vista del Mar

BEACH WALK INFORMATIONDistance-.5 miles east to San Onofre beach; 2.5 miles west to Gaviota Beach Topo-Gaviota DIRECTIONSThe Vista Del Mar beach access is 7.6 miles beyond (west of) Refugio Beach. Continue to the Mariposa Reina turnoff (8 miles from Refugio), cross the freeway, then head back towards Refugio (east) on the freeway. The beach is a half mile and is marked by a Gaviota State Park...
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Tajiguas Beach

  BEACH WALK INFORMATION Distance-2 miles east to Refugio beach; 2.5 miles west to Arroyo Hondo Vista Point Topo- Tajiguas DIRECTIONS Tajiguas Beach is 1.8 miles beyond (west) of Refugio Beach State Park. Look for a turn around on the freeway 2.1 miles past Refugio. Cross the freeway and turn right on the frontage road and go .6 miles west until it ends near a railroad crossing. A steep...
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Refugio State Park

BEACH WALK INFORMATIONDistance-1 mile east to Corral Beach; 2.5 miles east to El Capitan; 2 miles west to Tajiguas Beach, though accessible only at very low tides Topo- Tajiguas Telephone-(805) 968-0019 DIRECTIONSFrom Fairview Avenue in Goleta, follow Highway 101 west for 14 miles (22.5 miles from downtown Santa Barbara) to the Refugio turnoff. There is free parking under the freeway and a...
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Arroyo Hondo Trestles

BEACH WALK INFORMATIONDistance-2.5 miles east to Tajiguas Beach; 3 miles west to San Onofre Beach Topo- Gaviota DIRECTIONSThe Vista Point and old freeway trestles at Arroyo Hondo Canyon are 4.3 miles past Refugio. Look for the Mariposa Reina off ramp. Turn around and go back a bit under a mile towards Refugio to the well marked turnoff for the "Vista Point." A CAUTIONYou will need to...
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San Onofre Beach

BEACH WALK INFORMATIONDistance-3 miles east to the Arroyo Hondo trestles (Vista Point), .5 miles to the Vista Del Mar beach access; 3 miles west to Gaviota Beach Topo- Gaviota DIRECTIONSSan Onofre Beach is 7 miles beyond (west of) Refugio Beach. Continue to the Mariposa Reina turnoff (8 miles from Refugio), cross the freeway, then head back towards Refugio (east) on the freeway. The beach is...
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El Capitan State Park

BEACH WALK INFORMATIONDistance-6 miles east to Haskell's Beach; 1.5 miles west to Corral Beach; 2.5 miles west to Refugio BeachTopo- Dos Pueblos Canyon & Tajiguas DIRECTIONS From Fairview Avenue in Goleta, follow Highway 101 west for 11 miles (20 miles from downtown Santa Barbara) to the El Capitan turnoff. A winding road leads down under the freeway to the beach. There are no parking...
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