Gardens in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

Take a soul-satisfying jaunt around this 40-acre botanic garden, devoted to California’s native flora. Miles of partly wheelchair-accessible trails meander past cacti, redwoods and wildflowers and by the old mission…
Park in Santa Barbara

Shoreline Park

For great views across the city, mountains and ocean (with the chance to spot whales in season and dolphins year-round), come to Shoreline Park, southwest of Santa Barbara. There are restrooms, picnic tables and a c…
Park in Santa Barbara

Chase Palm Park

Kid-friendly waterfront park with a shipwreck-themed playground, lake with ducks and turtles, and a carousel dating from 1916. The shuttle bus stops here.