Category: Public Access

Hollister Ranch Public Access Program

Hollister Ranch is a 14,500-acre gated subdivision in Santa Barbara County that includes 8.5 miles of publicly owned shoreline, though no public access. The 60-mile section of the Santa Barbara coast from Hollister Ranch to Point Sal is one of the least accessible shorelines in California, with less than 5 miles available for general public use.

Martins Beach appraisal

At its December 2016 meeting the Commission was updated on the status of negotiations to acquire a public access easement to and along Martins Beach near Half Moon Bay in San Mateo County. Read the appraisal here.