Santa Barbara County, Southern California

Directions to
Cachuma Lake



Getting to Cachuma Lake


From the Los Angeles area the route is obvious. Take Highway 101 north until just past Santa Barbara and then turn right onto Highway 154, which leads to Cachuma Lake.

From the north coast area follow Highway 101 south a few miles past Los Alamos to Highway 154 (San Marcos Pass Road).

From Bakersfield go south on Highway 99 and Interstate 5 to Highway 126. Then go west on 126 to Highway 101 in Ventura. Then drive north on 101 to Highway 154. Follow it to the lake.


Mileage and Driving Times to Cachuma Lake
Miles Hours Mins.
Anaheim 150 2 35
Bakersfield 176 3 10
Fresno 207 3 51
Los Angeles 125 2 09
Oxnard 84 1 13
Salinas 198 3 11
San Bernardino 184 3 02
San Diego 244 4 02
San Luis Obispo 73 1 13
Santa Barbara 25 0 38
Santa Maria 43 0 47

map of the Cachuma Lake area