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, La Purisima Mission State Historic Park - Santa Barbara County
El Capitan State Beach offers visitors a sandy beach, rocky tide pools and stands of sycamore and oaks along El Capitan Creek.
A bike trail along the beach bluff connects the beach with El Capitan State Beach 2 1/2 miles east.
The Huntington Beach youngster hoped to add to what he'd found out earlier this week at El Capitan State Beach, where he learned how to spot poison oak and some tricks to treat it.
SANTA BARBARA - Two Santa Ynez men were presumed dead Saturday after their small plane crashed near El Capitan State Beach, the Coast Guard said.