Ideally situated above Goleta’s beaches, Elwood Bluffs is a natural and serene open space that features beautiful wild flowers and miles of recreational trails. The bluffs offer a unique blend of hiking, walking, and trail running and is accessible year-round from dusk to dawn. Dogs are welcome to enjoy the views of the Pacific Ocean too!
Things To Know:
The Bluffs can be accessed from the parking lot of Goleta Butterfly Grove. Parking is also free.
Where to Stay
Things to Do
Things to Do
El Capitan State Beach Rd
About El Capitan State Beach El Capitán State Beach offers visitors a sandy beach, rocky tidepools, and stands of sycamore and oaks along El Capitán Creek. It’s a perfect setting for swimming, fishing, surfing, picnicking and camping. A stairway provides access from the bluffs to the beach area.learn more
Santa Barbara Adventure Company
Join us on an exploration of the Gaviota Coast, home to more than 1,500 species of plant and animal life. This is our most popular coastal trip and offers a perfect day of kayaking, swimming and fun in nature.learn more
Voted best bike shop in Santa Barbara 23 years running and is Santa Barbara & Goleta’s largest full service Trek dealer. Bicycle Bob’s organizes Shop Rides every Sunday (weather permitting) for two types of riders: advanced and casual. The Advanced Ride is a 24.5 mile route at an average 17.5…learn more
The Goleta "Obern Trail" Bike Path is a nicely paved, flat, twenty-one mile loop of beachside views. The Goleta “Obern Trail” Bike Path, is a nicely paved, flat, twenty-one mile loop of beachside views. The bike route starts/ends at Goleta Beach providing easy parking and the amenities such as water…learn more
Velo Pro Cyclery
Velo Pro is a gathering place for the local cycling community with a strong road and mountain presence but also a commitment to all rider types from commuters to cruisers to singlespeeds.learn more