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Simply scenic and gorgeous

UCSB students are certainly blessed with this beautiful lagoon. The view of the lagoon is serene... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2018
San Diego, California
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Peaceful break from the urban landscape

I try to get out to walk around the lagoon whenever I'm working at UCSB. Whether it's nice & sunny... read more

Reviewed January 9, 2018
Austin, Texas
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University of California, Santa Barbara, Isla Vista, CA 93117
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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

UCSB students are certainly blessed with this beautiful lagoon. The view of the lagoon is serene with calm waters with a peninsula with green vegetation and a nice hiking trail. One should also hike out to the end of the peninsula which ends with sea...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 9, 2018

I try to get out to walk around the lagoon whenever I'm working at UCSB. Whether it's nice & sunny or cold and gloomy, the trails around the lagoon are always pleasant to walk around. There are lots of wildlife to see, from lizards &...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank gerfmeister
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous weather; easy walking distance to literally everything; great food at local eateries; campus dining available to students and clubhouse guests was amazing, fresh and healthy; beaches are clean and surrounding campus grounds well maintained. You'll enjoy a visit here especially if you like surfing...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank conmom7
Reviewed April 10, 2017

My daughter and I were visiting and had a reception to attend in the conference center near Manzanita Village. To get there we had to follow the lagoon path. I have been to UCSB many times, but don't recall going down next to the water...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank pwillard
Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful run around longhorn and isla vista looking at ocean..through parks and campus and quantity streets sold Us on the town.stopped and looked at rentals and just enjoyed people and birds and view and boats..wow beauty

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank drmader
Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Since we did not have a car, the shuttle from our hotel dropped us at The UCSB campus which was short walk to the trail around the lagoon. The Lagoon trail was a fascinating brief wildlife experience which allowed us to see several Great Blue...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank lfiebert
Reviewed June 24, 2016

We parked at Goleta Beach and walked up hill to the UCSB campus and hopped on the lagoon trail/bike path. It was a really nice, easy walk around the lagoon and near the beach. Would do this again.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank SweetPeaAdventures
Reviewed March 26, 2016

Get a healthy walk or bike ride thru UCSB area. I went riding all around the bike and walk trails on the campus and outside trails that go thru eucalyptus trees to the beach cliffs. Ride thru residential streets and go thru a good golf...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Wendy D
Reviewed January 16, 2016

Unexpected stop buy in the area on holiday. My son was interested in the school. What a great stop. The views were amazing and the lagoon was pretty cool. Just worth a quick walk around.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Jiberjab
Reviewed August 4, 2015

Birds, birds and more birds. Imagine a bird sanctuary next to your college, the ocean just beyond. A very private place to walk next to a large university.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank hikingteachertustin
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