Santa Maria has 27 City parks including more than 234 acres of grass, trees and play fields, two public swimming pools, gazebos for summer concerts, plenty of places to barbecue, an 11-acre lake where you can fish, and another park with a replica of the good ship Santa Maria. More parks are being developed to bring residents even more outdoor recreational opportunities. Santa Maria also has a regional park in Los Flores Ranch Park, which occupies much of the 1,774-acre property south of the City