Refugio State Beach In-Person Field Trip!

Explore Refugio State Beach!


Gaviota and Refugio State Beaches are ideal places to explore marine protected areas, sandy beaches, coastal erosion, and so much more! Programs are designed to enrich learning and inspire students to care for and protect the resources of Gaviota and Refugio State Beaches.

We request a ratio 1:10 (adult:child). Students will be guided through a tour of Refugio State Beach over the course of approximately 2 hours. For immediate questions or concerns regarding your in-person field trip to Refugio State Beach, please contact

Apply for a FREE blended field trip to Gaviota/Refugio State Beach!

Gaviota and Refugio State Beach are excited to offer blended-access programs through PassPORTS, which offers Title I public schools with a field trip reimbursement grant to experience the park both virtually and in-person!

Fill out the PassPORTS 23-24 interest form to find out if you qualify to receive up to $1000 in reimbursements for your field trip costs! If approved, the K-12 Access Coordinator will reach out to schedule your virtual and in-person programs.

Want to find more PassPORTS Programs? Search the PORTSfinder!