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Tar Pits Park, Carpinteria

(3/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web)
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  • I think the amount of tar visible may vary, or else we just didn't explore as much as some other reviewers. My husband of course had to stick his finger in it and then was surprised it was hard to get...  more »
  • We drove down Dump Rd and ended up at a bridge out to an oil rig. We were sent away by security. We drove and found the entrance to the state park. Here they directed over to parking area for the tar ...  more »
  • I've never been to La Brea, but I've that it actually has pits full of tar. Carpinteria isn't quite like that. Instead of massive lakes, it's dried tar rocks, occasional tar springs, and occasional st...  more »