Carpinteria Sb Campground

Carpinteria Sb Campground
Twelve miles south of Santa Barbara, Carpinteria State Beach offers a mileof beach for swimming, surf fishing, tidepool exploring and camping. TheSpanish named the area Carpinteria because the Chumash tribe, which lived inthe area, had a large seagoing canoe-building enterprise, or "carpentry shopthere. The tribe had chosen the location because of naturally-occurringsurface tar which was used to seal the boats. Seals and sea lions can be seethe area December through May, as well as an occasional gray whale.Tidepools contain starfish, sea anemones, crabs, snails, octopi and sea urch

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Season for Peak Fees: 03/01 to 11/30

Twelve miles south of Santa Barbara, Carpinteria State Beach offers amile of beach for swimming, surf fishing, tidepool exploring and camping.The Spanish named the area Carpinteria because the Chumash tribe, whichlived in the area, had a large seagoing canoe-building enterpirse, or"carpentry" shop there. The tribe had chosen the location because ofnaturally-occuring surface tar which was used to seal the boats. Sealsand sea lions can be seen in the area December through May, as well as anoccasional gray whale. Tidepools contain starfish, sea anemones, crabs,snails, octopi and sea urchins.For those with RVs the tow vehicle or second vehicle may have to park inanother location. Fees include entry for one vehicle and one legallytowed vehicle or trailer, any extra vehicles shall be charged per nightat the park.Due to congestion on park roads, free passes for deliveries orpassenger drop off are not permitted. Campsite occupancy is limited to 8people, except group sites. Camping is not permitted on the beach. Callahead for a beach wheelchair. Generator hours are 10 am to 8 pm.DOGS ARE PROHIBITED ON THE BEACH!During peak season this park has a maximum stay limit of 7 consecutivenights. Once the consecutive night limit has been reached, the person(s),equipment, and/or vehicles(s) must vacate the campground for a period of48 hours before returning for another stay.Park Hours:High Season/March 1-November 30: 8 am to 10 pmLow Season/December 1-February 28/29: 8:30 am to 6 pm

Services

Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Comfort Station
  • Dump Station
  • Fire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron Ranger
  • Parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Tables
  • Ranger Station
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Store - Convenience
  • Swimming
  • Telephone
  • Visitors Center

Directions

Carpinteria SB
5361 6TH ST.
Carpinteria CA 93013

The park is on Highway 224, off U.S. 101, twelve miles south of Santa Barbara.

The park is located twelve miles south of Santa Barbara, off U.S. 101,to Highway 224, take Casitas Pass exit to Palm Avenue.


 
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