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Gaviota State Park is a popular spot for swimming, picnicking and surf fishing. A pier on the west end of the beach is used by divers and surfers. Visitors can explore the upland portions of the park from a trailhead in the parking area. Gaviota Peak offers a view of the coast and the Channel Islands.
Map + Directions
The park is located 33 miles west of Santa Barbara on U.S. 101.