Elings Park in Santa Barbara

1298 Las Positas Road

Elings Park

Elings Park is an expansive 230-acre recreational area in Santa Barbara, California, offering picturesque views, pleasant outdoor spaces, and engaging activities for visitors of all ages. Established in 1965 and originally known as Las Positas Park, the park was renamed in 1985 to honor its primary benefactor, Dr. Virgil Elings, for his significant contributions to the development and maintenance of this magnificent public space.

A visit to Elings Park guarantees a day filled with excitement and relaxation in the heart of nature. Tourists can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities such as soccer, softball, tennis, bike trails, and a BMX race track. The park also boasts beautiful and lush botanical gardens where visitors can take leisurely strolls while appreciating California's native plants. Furthermore, Elings Park is home to the Godric Grove, an awe-inspiring location for weddings and special events with breathtaking views of Santa Barbara's coastline.

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