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Fabulous 230 Acre Hidden GEM.

This park is privately funded and immaculately maintained. The park has hiking trails, beautiful... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2016
Fred M
Santa Barbara, California
Hard pressed to think of a better dog park

We've traveled with our German Shepard mix and have yet to see a space with more charm to both dogs... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2016
Donna L
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Elings Park is the largest privately funded public park in America. Built on land reclaimed from a city landfill, includes soccer and softball fields, a hill for paragliding, hiking trails, playgrounds, picnic areas, and venues for weddings and...more
1298 Las Positas Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-4105
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Reviewed 12 May 2016

This park is privately funded and immaculately maintained. The park has hiking trails, beautiful picnicking areas, well maintained Baseball Diamonds, restrooms, amazing views and very friendly dogs and dog owners. Hiking to the top of many of the trails allows Fabulous Views of the Pacific...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2016

We've traveled with our German Shepard mix and have yet to see a space with more charm to both dogs and their peeps. It has a complex of baseball fields with fencing beyond the outfield that creates an outer ring of lawns, trees, bushes, sandy...More

Thank Donna L
Reviewed 15 July 2014

Loved the softball area. Not enough shade, need to bring your tents and lots of sunscreen. Parking can be a nightmare. Get there early!! Lots of activities going on there. We had to pay for parking. Some of us paid and no parking could be...More

Thank Dapplelady
Reviewed 24 May 2013

Para-sailing, BMX bikes, radio-controlled cars are all advertised as featuring and the facilities are all there, complete with a small stadium for the BMX bikes ; however, the two times we visited we only saw the para-sailing because organization appeared to be very poor, with...More

Thank nepenthium
Reviewed 6 May 2013

Whether or not you are into non-powered flight, Elings Park makes for a wonderful visit for watching non-powered flight, or even participating in paragliding, solo or tandem. This is one of the Gem's of Santa Barbara and I don't know of another American City that...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 13 January 2013

Next to the ocean, lots of open space with views and activities like mountain biking, para sailing, hiking. There are sports fields soccer and baseball.

1  Thank Geoff R
Reviewed 18 September 2012

Attended a family wedding at Elings Park and was so pleased with everything involved. Located on the top of a hill overlooking the ocean on one side and the hills on the other, the cool ocean breeze kept the temperature pleasant. The grassy amphitheater was...More

1  Thank missvic007
Reviewed 12 July 2012

Paragliding is from South entry. You can drive up to the top where paragliding group are gathered. The view was beautiful and paragliding seems fun. Many people were there in the morning around 9am and they can fly by themselves within few hours. Very cool.

1  Thank ca95125
Reviewed 16 June 2012

I walk my dog, Buddy here about 5 days a week. Great views of the parasailing, the city and ocean

1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 24 May 2012

Facilities are a bit limited, but the festival ran well. Many other trips, too, for various reasons. Beautiful!

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Anne W
15 May 2016|
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Already got my question answered. We belong to the dog park~ we're good to go! Anne Wright