Directions and Parking at Santa Barbara Zoo
SB Zoo is located in Santa Barbara, CA, approximately 90 miles north of Los Angeles, 25 minutes north of Ventura, and 40 miles south of Solvang.
Zoo parking is $11 per vehicle (one free vehicle with SB Zoo Membership): however, on summer days and weekends the lot fills early. Auxiliary parking may be found outside SB Zoo on Niños Drive, the Waterfront Parking lot, or E. Cabrillo Blvd. Parking lot.
Sports equipment, balloons, barbeques, skateboards, roller skates, bicycles, and pets are not permitted in the Zoo. Barbeques, RVs, and pets are not allowed in the Zoo parking lot.
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