To rent space for events at any Santa Barbara or Goleta park, please follow the below instructions. Note: the County only accepts payment for rented space on a credit card.

Navigate to their Reservations Website:
To the left, click on “Make a Park Reservation”, and then on “Picnic & Day Use”. Go through the prompts. An account must be made; be sure to use your UCSB email address! Do not be concerned about the Terms and Conditions that you must agree to before making the reservation – the County and UCSB have agreed upon terms governing these rentals.

Once the online reservation process is complete, the County will send you a Booking Receipt confirming your reservation. This Receipt will include the following language, specific for UCSB, that governs any terms your department clicked:

The document titled “Exhibit C - INDEMNIFICATION AND INSURANCE PROVISIONS between the Regents of the University of California and the County of Santa Barbara” governs any and all conflicting indemnity and liability provisions agreed to by UCSB employees when making this reservation.

If you do not see this language on the receipt, please contact the County (Christina: to revise your receipt. Payment can ONLY be made via credit card – please use a Flexcard or Corporate Card.