El Capitan State Beach

El Capitan State Beach


Location:17 miles west of Santa Barbara off US 101.
Facilities:Campsites for family, group, en route, or hike/bike camping (some @di sites), restrooms (é), picnic areas, hiking trails, nature trails, bike trails, food service, supplies.
Activities:Camping, hiking, bicycling, fishing, swimming, surfing, guided tours.
Special Features:Terrain includes a sandy beach, rocky tidepools, and stands of sycamore and oaks along El Capitán Creek. A stairway provides access from the bluffs to the beach area, and a bike trail connects the park with Refugio State Beach (see separate entry) 2.5 miles away.
Address:c/o Channel Coast District Office
911 San Pedro St
Ventura, CA 93001

Phone:805-968-1033
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=601
Size: 2,634 acres.

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Refugio State Beach and El Capitan State Beach, both popular seaside camping destinations, were to remain closed to the public through the Memorial Day holiday weekend, officials said.
El Capitan State Beach. My personal favorite is this, the easternmost of the three beaches.