Friday Bird Walk: Lake Los Carneros


Date & Time

Friday, January 26, 2024
8:30 am - 10:30 am

Lake Los Carneros (LLC) is one of Goleta’s premier birding hot spots.  Its 25 acre lake and varied wooded and grass land habitats make LLC a wonderful place to visit in the middle of Goleta. Once a part of Rancho La Patera it is now a Mecca for anyone wanting to get in touch with nature.

We will do everything we can for a safe experience, but COVID is always a risk. Additionally, SBAS may decide to cancel events should pandemic conditions warrant it. For these reasons, we ask that:

  • All attendees be vaccinated, each participant bring a mask to the event, and social distancing be practiced to the greatest extent practicable.
  • Masks be worn in car pool situations.
  • Prior to attending any bird walk or field trip, please go to for directions and event updates.

Target Birds:

  • Water birds
  • Song Birds
  • & Others


  • Take Hwy 101 and exit Los Carneros off ramp
  • Head towards the mountains
  • Proceed straight through the round-a-bout
  • After the round-a-bout, the Goleta Rail Road Depot will be on right.
  • Take right into driveway between the depot and the Fire Station
  • We will meet in the parking lot behind the fire station

Map Here

Other Information:

  • Bring water, snack
  • Wear comfortable shoes
  • Bring a hat
  • Binoculars a must, spotting scopes are useful

Trip Coordinator:

Sponsored By Santa Barbara Audubon Society