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Arroyo Burro County Beach Park

2981 Cliff Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-1024
(805) 884-0459
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Arroyo Burro Beach, Hidden Haven

Locals hidden hangout, dog & surfer friendly. Downtown yet off the beaten track. Locals call it... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Tamar H
Bring your dog

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

Reviewed 24 April 2018
Gjohnson22249
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Denver, Colorado
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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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“dog beach” (25 reviews)
“great 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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"dog beach"
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"great beach"
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"boathouse restaurant"
in 18 reviews
"off leash"
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"hendry's beach"
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"low tide"
in 17 reviews
"favorite beach"
in 10 reviews
"dog wash"
in 9 reviews
"dogs love"
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"sea glass"
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"baby oil"
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"dogs running"
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"poop bags"
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"tide pools"
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"santa barbara beach"
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"sb area"
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Reviewed 29 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.

2  Thank Tamar H
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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.

Thank nedsbarn
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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 26 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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Reviewed 5 January 2018

I have walked this beach since I have lived in SB. A go to place except for parking during crowded times. Early morning wonderful . If you have a dog the off leash part of the beach is a fabulous walk, to the left, especially...More

1  Thank katheemiller
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

For decades now, this beach has been a walkers/ explores beach. It requires knowing the tide charts before walking out long distances and not being able to get back. There is a restaurant on the beach for breakfast and lunch. Parking can be an issue.

Thank BlakievanHemert
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

We come here every time in Santa Barbara. Yes, it is a dog beach but dogs only allowed off leash on left side. Must be on leash on right. Have never seen aggressive dogs in 30 years going there. Lovely shore, surf and sand. The...More

Thank nswanson
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