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About East Beach of Santa Barbara in Santa Barbara, California

East Beach in Santa Barbara is located along the waterfront east of State Street and the Stearns Wharf Pier area. Most of the activity at East Beach happens at the east end where the beach is widest. At this end there are many sand volleyball courts, a grass park with picnic tables, an arts pavilion (Cabrillo Pavilion Arts Center), and a restaurant (East Beach Grill). Across the street from East Beach is a paved bike path that goes all the way west to UCSB and east to Butterfly Beach. Also, across the street and down the path a little is the Andree Clark Bird Refuge Lagoon for bird-watching. Closer to the Wharf the beach narrows a bit and a palm tree lined grass park called Chase Palm Park provides a buffer between the sandy beach and the busy street. This central part of East Beach is less populated than the area near the pavilion.

Parking for East Beach can be found along East Cabrillo Boulevard and also in lots located at Ninos Drive, Corona Del Mar Drive, and Garden Street.

1118 E Cabrillo Blvd
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Park Name
East Beach Park, Chase Palm Park, Cabrillo Pavillion Arts Center
City Beach
Pet Details
No dogs allowed on the beach
Volleyball, Biking, Sunbathing, Walking, Running, Skating, Picnicking
Lifeguard, Volleyball Courts, Paved Bike Path, Skate Park, Grass Park, Picnic Tables, Restrooms, Kids Play Area, Restaurant, Accessible Features
Map of East Beach of Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, US
5:29 am, May 30, 2024
temperature icon 56°F
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Visibility: 10 km
Sunrise: 5:48 am
Sunset: 8:04 pm
Humidity 77 %
Pressure1011 mb
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