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Arroyo Burro County Beach Park

2981 Cliff Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93109
(805) 884-0459
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Nice beach

Very pretty beach that allows dogs on or off the leash. Water was clean, not a lot of seaweed. We... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2015
Gretchen M
Seven Hills, Ohio
via mobile
Nice dog friendly beach

We went to this beach to go to the restaurant Boathouse but stayed to enjoy the beach. This is a... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2015
Cocoa Beach,Florida
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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.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“dog beach” (25 reviews)
“great beach” (24 reviews)
“off leash” (19 reviews)
2981 Cliff Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93109
(805) 884-0459
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Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

Very pretty beach that allows dogs on or off the leash. Water was clean, not a lot of seaweed. We enjoyed our time here

Thank Gretchen M
Reviewed 14 October 2015

We went to this beach to go to the restaurant Boathouse but stayed to enjoy the beach. This is a dog friendly beach with some parts requiring a leash and some leash free. It is relatively narrow. The parking is is the difficult issue because...More

Thank drwsurf
Reviewed 2 October 2015

great for dogs! visit at low tide to walk the beach in both directions (may have to cross river mouth to go south) pick up shells after a storm

1  Thank stephanie p
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Nice Beach. Easy access.1/2 is dog off leach beach . Other half is dog on leach. Gorgeous sunsets.Looking forward to going again

Thank Cheryl J
Reviewed 9 September 2015

The best dog beach in California! Dog lovers should turn left at the bottom of the stairs and cross the jetty before unleashing their dogs. A nice, long stretch of beach for dogs and owners to enjoy! Check for low tide to enjoy it fully....More

Thank Paige S
Reviewed 6 September 2015

We went to this pet-friendly park and beach after we ate at the Boathouse at Hendry's Beach. This is a wonderful park and beach, very secluded, well-maintained, and very pet-friendly. This is a hidden gem. What a wonderful way to spend the day! Parking can...More

Thank Bigbo777
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Great beach to visit - wonderfully picturesque. The cali coast is amazing and this part of Santa Barbara is a brilliant place to while away the sunny hours.

Thank andimate
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Super Fab Dog-friendly beach that's clearly a favorite with locals. It's clean, there's free parking and even a dog wash! What more could a person want? Maybe a restaurant? They have that too! Hendry's Boathouse, and a little outside food stand.

Thank PrairiewomanfromCA
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Great dog-friendly beach with fantastic views and rocky cliffs. Wish we'd had our dog with us to run wild in the ocean.

Thank cobblestonerider
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Everything you could want in a dog (off leash) beach. Parking can be a little tricky, so get there early or prepare to make several circles through the lots to fine a space. We would definitely return. If you don't have a dog, no worries....More

Thank M M
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