Refugio State Beach


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Refugio State Beach


Location:20 miles west of Santa Barbara on US 101, at 10 Refugio Beach Road in Goleta.
Facilities:Family and group campsites, restrooms, picnic areas, bike trail, food service, supplies (é).
Activities:Camping, fishing, bicycling, swimming.
Special Features:A bike trail along the beach bluff connects with El Capitán State Beach (see separate entry), 2.5 miles away. Palm trees planted near Refugio Creek give a distinctive look to the beach and camping area.
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=603
Size: 905 acres.

See other parks in California.
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The May 19 spill at Refugio State Beach involved a section of corroded pipeline that was being inspected every other year.
ON MAY 19, MORE THAN 100,000 gallons of oil spilled into the Pacific Ocean and coated the Refugio State Beach shoreline in Santa Barbara County, Calif.
But your personal life and personal views must be considered public when you live out loud." Refugio State Beach reopened to the public July 17, two months after the oil spill.
State Parks rangers toured the shoreline west of Santa Barbara on Thursday and cleared Refugio State Beach to reopen July 17, AP reported.
Up to 2,500 barrels (105,000 gallons) of crude petroleum, according to latest estimates, gushed onto San Refugio State Beach and into the Pacific about 20 miles (32 km) west of Santa Barbara on Tuesday when an underground pipeline that runs along the coastal highway burst.
The 24-inch-wide pipeline, which runs underground parallel to a coastal highway west of Santa Barbara, inexplicably burst late on Tuesday morning, belching crude oil down a canyon, under a culvert and onto Refugio State Beach before it flowed into the Pacific, US Coast Guard officials said.
Refugio State Beach, Sha'ban 4, 1436, May 22, 2015, SPA -- Hundreds of workers Thursday raked, shoveled and skimmed away some of the estimated 80,000 liters of oil that spilled from a broken pipeline into the Pacific Ocean on California's southern coast, federal authorities said.
Refugio State Beach. With its trademark palm trees, Refugio is the most classic Southern California beach of the trio.
Santa Barbara County, June 25 through 28; Coal Oil Point Reserve and El Capitan and Refugio state beaches.