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Jalama Beach Park is a 30 minute drive from the city of Lompoc California. On this scenic drive, just outside of city limits, you’ll see working ranches and vineyards along with scenic vistas around every bend.

Jalama Beach is a popular place for picnics, surfing, kite surfing, bird watching, nature photography, fishing and camping. Many protected California native plants like sand verbena, saltbush, and sea rocket, grow within park boundaries.

Day use is $10 per vehicle. Dogs can enjoy the beach for $3 per dog per day. Campsites start at $30 per night, reservations recommended (see below).

The onsite Jalama Beach Grill is open  7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and early dinner. Be sure to try the famous Jalama Burger — some say it’s the best they’ve every tasted! Is it the secret sauce? Just the right seasoning on the meat? The shredded lettuce? Or perhaps the amazing view that makes the Jalama Burger so darn delicious? Come try one, and tell us what you think!

Jalama is subject to high winds and rough surf. Lifeguards are on duty during the summer months, however visitors swim at their own risk.

Beach Caves can be accessed along the sand – during low tide – about a mile north up the beach.

Spend the day at Jalama, then check into one of the nearby Lompoc hotels and motels.  While in town you can also enjoy wine tasting, site-seeing in Old Town Lompoc, a skydiving adventure, a tour of La Purisima Mission, and great local restaurants.



Jalama Beach Camping

Jalama Beach Park Camping & Cabin Reservations

Jalama’s beautiful campsites and cabins have a gorgeous view of the ocean and beachfront. Tent, RV, and Cabin campsites can be reserved online and by telephone.

Make a Camping Reservation

Reserve by Phone: (805) 568-2460

Getting to Jalama from Lompoc:

A sign 4.5 miles south of Lompoc off Highway 1 will direct you onto Jalama Road. Follow this scenic 14 mile road to the coast. The park entrance will be at the end of the road. Jalama is subject to high winds and rough surf. Lifeguards are on duty during the summer months.

Get Driving Directions

Jalama Beach Store Business Hours:

Arrive hungry! The Jalama Beach Store and Grill is known for it’s World Famous Jalama Burgers!

Summer: 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM – Grill closes at: 6:30 PM
October-November: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM – Grill closes at: 5:30 PM
Winter: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM – Grill closes at: 4:30 PM

Jalama Beach Grill Menu


  • Bicycling
  • Bird Watching
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Photography
  • Picnics
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Jalama Beach Park

Address: 9999 Jalama Road
City: Lompoc, CA 93436
Phone Numbers:
(805) 736-3504 Gate (Not for Reservations)
(805) 568-2460 Camping Reservations
(805) 736-6316 Information Recording
(805) 736-8020 Fax