Contact the Canyon

El Capitan Canyon is conveniently located off of the 101 freeway, just north of Santa Barbara on the Central Coast of California.

11560 Calle Real
Santa Barbara CA 93117
Phone: 1-805-685-3887
Fax: 1-805-968-6772
Toll free: 1-866-352-2729

Just 10 minutes drive from Santa Barbara Airport, 20 minutes from downtown Santa Barbara or 10 minutes from Goleta’s Amtrak station.

Driving Directions from the south:

US Highway 101 north.
Continue through Santa Barbara and the town of Goleta.
Exit El Capitan State Beach (exit 117).
Continue straight on frontage road, which is Calle Real.
Main entrance to El Capitan Canyon is on the right.

Driving Directions from the north:

US Highway 101 south.
Continue past Buellton and Gaviota.
Exit El Capitan State Beach (exit 117).
Turn left at stop sign (drive under the freeway overpass and head towards the mountains.)
Turn left on frontage road, which is Calle Real.
Main entrance to El Capitan Canyon is on the right.

Enter our GPS location for your navigation & mapping system:

NORTH 34 degrees 27 minutes 50 seconds
WEST 120 degrees 01 minutes 19 seconds

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Director of Sales

Kendra Summers- kendra@elcapitancanyon.com

Front Desk Manager

Vicky Schart – vicky@elcapitancanyon.com

Group Sales

Sales Department – sales@elcapitancanyon.com

Canyon Market Manager

Leanna Mira – leanna@elcapitancanyon.com

Kiosk Manager

Tina Marzio – kiosk@elcapitancanyon.com

Public Relations

Public Relations/Graham & Associates – elcapitancanyon@graham-associates.com