Thousand Steps Beach, Santa Barbara

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Thousand Steps Beach is located in Santa Barbara. To visit Thousand Steps Beach and other attractions in Santa Barbara, use our Santa Barbara online road trip planner .
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  • October 3, 2017
    Very clean and breathtaking views. Quite and very relaxing great place to just unwind. A little but tough to find parking but worth the walk. Be ready to walk down lots of stairs.... then back up at t...  more »
  • August 5, 2017
    I grew up in Santa Barbara and now come back to visit family here. I used to go to this beach as a kid and loved it for the beauty, tide pools, waves and privacy. Nowadays it's not super crowded but n...  more »
  • July 9, 2017
    Is a beach without too many people and peaceful atmosphere. It seems say locals are many. Noisy people tanning and people have to walk the dog. For a walk on the beach or swim rather than be good.
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