Cachuma Reservoir, formed by Bradbury Dam, offers a prime recreational opportunity for the south central coast area of California. The Cachuma Project is located in the Santa Ynez Valley, the area provides an aesthetic view of the Santa Ynez mountains. The recreation area is adjacent to the Los Padres National Forest. Easily accessible from Santa Barbara, the area provide excellent camping facilities with full hookups for RV's. The lake is stocked during the winter months with trout and provides excellent bass fishing year round. The park is currently developing a recreational fisheries program in cooperation with the California Department of Fish and Game. Day use areas include trails and picnic facilities.
From Santa Barbara take Highway 101 to the San Marcos Pass exit, Highway 154. The park entrance is about 20 miles from this point. From the North take Highway 101 to State Highway 154.. Cachuma Lake is about 20 miles east.
Santa Barbara County Parks Department 610 Mission Canyon Road U.S. 154 Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Biking Boating Camping Fishing Hiking Horseback Riding Picnicking Recreational Vehicles Wildlife Viewing
BOR - Bureau of Reclamation