Contact Number

  • (805) 968-1033

Park Accessibility Information

Park Hours

  • 8am to Sunset

Park Activities

Dogs allowed in campground and day-use area. Dogs not allowed on beach.
Picnic Areas
Exhibits and Programs
Beach Area
Family Programs
Bike Trails
Hiking Trails

Park Facilities

Trailer: 27 Feet
Camper/Motorhome: 30 Feet
Family Campsites
Group Campsites
Hike or Bike Campsites
RV Access
Camp Store
Restrooms / Showers
Outdoor Showers
Drinking Water Available
Wheelchair Accessible

Park Directions

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Refugio SB is located 20 miles West of Santa Barbara on Highway 101 at Refugio Road.
10 Refugio Beach Road, Goleta CA 93117

Refugio State Beach offers excellent coastal fishing as well as trails and picnic sites. Palm trees planted near Refugio Creek give a distinctive look to the beach and camping area. Lifeguards patrol the beach year around while lifeguard towers are only staffed roughly from Memorial day weekend through Labor day weekend. Beach wheelchairs are available for use by the public at no cost. With this specially designed chair, wheelchair users may access the beach at several locations. Contact a ranger or lifeguard for additional information.

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RV Rental Delivery Policy

ATTENTION: Trailers may be rented and delivered to the park from 101 RV Rentals. This is the only business permitted for delivery of RVs in this state park. It is illegal to conduct business in a park area without a permit, contract, or other written agreement. Renting from a business other than 101 RV Rentals may leave you without accommodations as the RV/camping equipment may be turned away upon arrival at the park. 101 RV Rentals can be contacted at (805) 210-7391.

Additional Visitor Services
  • Parks and Recreation Management, Inc. dba Channel Coast Camp Stores
      (Beach stores at Gaviota, El Capitan, Refugio SB) 
  • D2 Global Enterprises, Inc. dba 101 RV Rentals (Camp trailer rentals)