143 Acres of Pristine Santa Barbara County Coastal Dunes Conserved
The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County is overwhelmingly excited to announce the permanent conservation of 143 acres of prime coastal dunes just north of Point Sal. The Dunes Collaborative has found the Point Sal and
The property includes roughly a ½-mile stretch of the white sands of
“This is one of the most pristine and beautiful beaches I have ever been to in my life. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to protect it forever.” -
This spectacular site provides stunning 360-degree views of ocean and dunes, and is an unspoiled example of what our native coastline looked like long ago. This area also held a special appeal to Don and Irene Gragnani who experienced its magic for many years but sold it for the purpose of continued conservation. The Gragnani’s regularly visited the property for picnic lunches and camping expeditions, and they are pleased to know that it will be maintained as a protected natural area for others to enjoy as well.
Project partners included the State Coastal Conservancy, the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, The Dunes Collaborative, The Nature Conservancy, and