A popular spot for swimming, picnicking and surf fishing, Gaviota is located off route 101, 33 miles west of Santa Barbara. Divers and surfers use a pier on the west end of the beach, and a steep trail leads hikers to upland portions of the park. Camping on a first-come, first-served basis in small campground accommodates tents or trailers up to 25'. Winter flooding may occasionally close park. Phone 805-968 3834.
A beach wheelchair is available. Contact Camp Host at site #38 to reserve it.
Combination restrooms with showers in campground have accessible toilets and usable showers. Latter may require assistance reaching controls from folding benches.