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Jalama Beach County Park

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Address: Star Route, Jalama Rd, Lompoc, CA 93436
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+1 805-736-3504

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Must have burger

Went there to see Jalama Beach and have one of the famous Jalama beach cheese burgers. We were not disappointed. I must say that this was one of the best burgers we have ever had... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there to see Jalama Beach and have one of the famous Jalama beach cheese burgers. We were not disappointed. I must say that this was one of the best burgers we have ever had. Everything fresh and a great sauce. Order of fries was to much for two people. Don't miss!

Thank 356benhere
Mariposa, California, United States
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

This park is way off the grid. Well it's quite a trip to get to. It will be more than worth your time. You'll be so pleased when you get there the natives are very friendly. It'll cost you 10 bucks to get in. I can't think of anything really negative to say about the place except that there is... More 

Thank Steve S
Ventura, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Jalama Beach County Park is part of the Santa Barbara County park system. 107 campsites, 31 with electrical. If you want to be on the sand they have sites without power. Lots of nice sites close or on the beach. We were up on the hillside with a tiny trailer hooked to the electric as it was cold at the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful camp area. Very accommodating. Dog friendly. Serene, breathtaking views, close to Santa Rita hills wine country.

Thank Dozersmom01
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

What a beautiful place! They have cabins , hookups for Recreational Vehicles and spots for tents. Showers and bathrooms and a great pace to get breakfast or a burger , Jalama restaurant. A great place to escape for the weekend , beaches are clean and beautiful! Prices are reasonable for camping . Cabins are a bit pricey ,but worth it!... More 

Thank Patricia R
Hacienda Heights, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This is a super nice county park. You can Tent or RV here. The spots are hard to come by when reserving because of its popularity. The beaches are super nice, there is tar on the beach so bring old sandals or shoes. Dogs are allowed on the beach. There are nice pay showers and toilets. There is a small... More 

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Lompoc, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

You really have to want to go there to get there; it is a long and twisty road of about 15 miles. Pretty trip, very little traffic, but definitely a hike to get there. Considering that our regular beach (Surf Beach) is almost always closed because of the bird, we just don't think about the beach anymore because it seems... More 

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Coral Gables, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

An interesting place if you are from the area or just want to explore the far corners of Santa Barbara County.

Thank David B
Orange, California
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Look out for the wind it can get up high but when there is no wind the beach is absolutely amazing. Love caning here with a fire to roast Smores. Just have fun and let loose plus the shack that is there makes world class burgers that people flock from miles away

Thank MJG16
Bakersfield, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

About 15 miles... not minutes outside of the awesome town of Lompoc....Due to remote access this State park beach is an adventure worth every minute of the 45 minute drive down a bumpy twisty road...but when you see the Pacific come into view 500 feet below you know you have arrived...over an Amtrack railroad crossing and down to the campground... More 

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