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Coal Oil Point Reserve Tour

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Coal Oil Point Reserve

Coal Oil Point Reserve Tour is a 2.3 mile out and back trail located near Goleta, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and nature trips and is accessible year-round.

Distance: 2.3 miles Elevation Gain: 75 feet Route Type: Out & Back

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

walking

running

beach

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no shade

no dogs

Friendly docents are on duty at Sands Beach most daylight hours and guided tours are available on the 1st Saturday of each month. To reserve a tour, please visit https://copr.nrs.ucsb.edu/welcome-coal-oil-point-reserve.

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12 days ago

Great trail. Saw snowy plover and egret chicks.

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9 months ago

Nice trail around the estuary... I plan to return after our first major rain storm. Bonnie was a great trail guide!

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Wed Mar 27 2019

recorded Coal Oil Point Reserve

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Wed May 23 2018

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Sun Jan 15 2017