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Recommended Routes in Santa Barbara - 13

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Favorite A view into Los Padres National Forest from East Camino Cielo
Very Difficult

ACLCT Loop

8.8 mi 14.1 km 3,231' Up 984.75 m Up 3,230' Down 984.61 m Down

Mission…, CA
Favorite No Photos
Intermediate

Canyon Loop

4.4 mi 7.0 km 1,257' Up 383.04 m Up 1,271' Down 387.33 m Down

Montecito, CA
Favorite Panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean across Santa Barbara and Goleta from Inspiration Point.
Intermediate

Inspiration Point and Seven Falls

3.8 mi 6.2 km 916' Up 279.27 m Up 915' Down 278.77 m Down

Mission…, CA
Favorite Heading up the hill on Standwood Trail at Parma Park.
Intermediate

Parma Park Loop

2.8 mi 4.5 km 694' Up 211.46 m Up 694' Down 211.66 m Down

Mission…, CA
Favorite Turn towards Lower McMenemy at the Girard/McMeney intersection.
Intermediate

Montecito Connections Loop

5.4 mi 8.7 km 1,447' Up 441.08 m Up 1,449' Down 441.72 m Down

Montecito, CA
Favorite No Photos
Difficult

Buena Vista Loop

3.2 mi 5.2 km 889' Up 270.9 m Up 901' Down 274.53 m Down

Montecito, CA
Favorite Goleta Pier.
Intermediate

Campus Beach Loop

2.5 mi 4.1 km 69' Up 21.18 m Up 69' Down 21.15 m Down

Goleta, CA
Favorite Enjoy a phenomenal view from the summit of Montecito Peak.
Difficult

Montecito Peak

7.0 mi 11.3 km 2,352' Up 716.99 m Up 2,352' Down 716.91 m Down

Montecito, CA
Favorite San Ysidro Falls in early March.
Intermediate/Difficult

San Ysidro Falls

3.6 mi 5.8 km 1,031' Up 314.18 m Up 1,030' Down 314.02 m Down

Montecito, CA
Favorite Beautiful sunsets.
Intermediate

Douglas Family Preserve Loop

1.6 mi 2.6 km 160' Up 48.72 m Up 160' Down 48.67 m Down

Santa B…, CA
Favorite Evening View
Easy

Santa Barbara Harbor

1.6 mi 2.6 km 8' Up 2.45 m Up 8' Down 2.44 m Down

Santa B…, CA
Favorite Sunset
Intermediate

More Mesa Beach

1.2 mi 1.9 km 99' Up 30.08 m Up 99' Down 30.1 m Down

Goleta, CA
Favorite Into the Sun
Easy

Thousand Steps to Mesa Lane

2.1 mi 3.4 km 48' Up 14.71 m Up 48' Down 14.77 m Down

Santa B…, CA

Santa Barbara Running

  • 135 Miles 218 Kilometers of Trail
  • 13 Recommended Routes
  • 14 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 27 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 6 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Santa Barbara - 34

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2.5 mi 4.0 km #1Rattlesnake Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Mission Canyon, CA
Intermediate
Mission Canyon, CA 16 
2.0 mi 3.2 km #2Cathedral Peak Trail
Very Difficult
Mission Canyon, CA
Very Difficult
Mission Canyon, CA
4.1 mi 6.7 km #3Jesusita Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Mission Canyon, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Mission Canyon, CA 14 
4.1 mi 6.6 km #4Tunnel Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Mission Canyon, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Mission Canyon, CA
4.5 mi 7.2 km #5San Ysidro Trail
Difficult
Montecito, CA
Difficult
Montecito, CA
4.0 mi 6.4 km #6Romero Canyon Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Summerland, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Summerland, CA
0.9 mi 1.5 km #7Douglas Family Preserve Trail
Intermediate
Santa Barbara, CA
Intermediate
Santa Barbara, CA
2.5 mi 4.1 km #8Summerland Beach Trail
Easy
Summerland, CA
Easy
Summerland, CA
2.2 mi 3.5 km #9Goleta Beach Trail
Easy
Goleta, CA
Easy
Goleta, CA
5.5 mi 8.8 km #10Blue Canyon Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Toro Canyon, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Toro Canyon, CA

Photos of Santa Barbara - 39

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Romero Saddle vista.
Mar 26, 2021 near Summerland, CA
The route ahead to Arlington Peak
May 17, 2018 near Mission…, CA
Atop Arlington Peak
May 17, 2018 near Mission…, CA
Time to start scrambling
May 17, 2018 near Mission…, CA
A view into Los Padres National Forest from East Camino Cielo
Oct 22, 2017 near Mission…, CA
Choosing a scramble rout up the Dragon's Back to Arlington Peak
Aug 3, 2017 near Mission…, CA
The base of Tangerine Falls offers a great look toward Channel Islands State Park.
Apr 30, 2017 near Montecito, CA
Water still flowing  from the West Fork Cold Springs Creek in November.
Nov 23, 2020 near Montecito, CA