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Arroyo Burro County Beach Park

2981 Cliff Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-1024
(805) 884-0459
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Dog Friendly Beach

Dogs to the left and people to the right. Actually dogs can go right if on a leash, left is the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Davis2013
Great Beach - very crowded

Take your time. Parking can be a big problem but somehow we usually manage it. There is side, dirt... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shirley R
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The locals call it Hendry's Beach, a place to meet for breakfast or a cocktail at sunset, stroll or jog the sandy shore, watch for whales, fish or ride the wild surf.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“off leash” (20 reviews)
“great beach” (26 reviews)
“dog beach” (25 reviews)
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2981 Cliff Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-1024
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(805) 884-0459
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dogs to the left and people to the right. Actually dogs can go right if on a leash, left is the off-leash area. This beach gets crowded; lots of dogs, walkers, families and folks just enjoying the restaurant. Try to come on a weekday for...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take your time. Parking can be a big problem but somehow we usually manage it. There is side, dirt parking lot but even that gets filled up. Why? Because it's the best beach - you can walk for miles. Dogs welcome -- and on left...More

Thank Shirley R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took our Aussie to this beach a couple of days while we stayed in Santa Barbara, and I think it's the happiest I've ever seen her! We came at non-peak times (noon on a Tuesday, 9am on a Thursday), and parking wasn't bad either day....More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Locals hidden hangout, dog & surfer friendly. Downtown yet off the beaten track. Locals call it Hendrey's (Henry's) Beach.Great waves plus a lovely beachside restaurant where you can get a drink inside and watch the kids playing outside on the sand.

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

The off leash section is a must do for you and your dog. We and our dog loved it and will return soon.

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

My Golden Retriever had a blast playing with dozens of free range friends on this dramatic cliff-lined beach.

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

We went here twice: once on a Sunday and once during the day on Monday. The difference in the number of people and even the atmosphere was like night and day. If I'd only gone on Sunday, the review would be 4/5 but because we...More

1  Thank intlwanderlust
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Our dog loves the ocean and she had plenty of it at this glorious beach. To the left of the parking lot, dogs are free to run off leash along half a mile of golden sand. There's even a self-service dog wash for cleaning up...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

The weather was great on a busy Sunday. Parking was full and required patience, but well worth the wait. We walked north along the beach and eventually left the crowds behind. This is a beautiful beach. I would love to return on a weekday, and...More

Thank Pamela L
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Parking lot always busy but I walk to this beach along the shoreline from other beaches. Just watch the tide. Dog area at this beach.

Thank S A
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