|Carpinteria Bluffs Trail to Carpinteria Seal Sanctuary Overlook|
This 1 to 2-mile hike goes from Carpinteria Bluffs Nature Preserve to a viewing area above a harbor seal rookery, offering beach access and beautiful oceanfront hiking.
|Carpinteria Salt Marsh Nature Park|
This level 1.2-mile round trip hike explores El Estuaro, a vital ecosystem for shorebirds.
|Chumash Painted Cave|
This very short trail looks in on Native American rock art in the Santa Ynez Mountains.
|Gaviota Hot Springs|
This short hike visits a warm hot springs along the trail to Gaviota Peak in Gaviota State Park.
|Gaviota Pass Overlook Loop|
This 6.5-mile loop tours scenic ridges in Gaviota State Park to arrive at a soaring overlook above the Gaviota Tunnel.
This 6.5-mile loop mounts a 2,458-foot summit two miles from the Pacific and then descends Trespass Trail to explore the wilds of the Santa Ynez Mountains.
|Gaviota Wind Caves|
This 2.5-mile hike just off the 101 Freeway visits wind-carved caves in Gaviota State Park with great ocean views.
|Inspiration Point from San Roque Road|
This 7.55 to 7.95-mile round trip hike ascends 1,400 feet up the western side of Jesusita Trail to a panoramic perch in the Santa Ynez Mountains with great views over Santa Barbara.
|Inspiration Point from Tunnel Road|
This 3.75-mile round trip combines Tunnel Trail and Jesusita Trail to ascend Mission Canyon to a sweeping viewpoint that looks down over Santa Barbara and up into the Santa Ynez Mountains.
This easy 0.8-mile hike visits the scenic ruins of an estate home built atop the mountains behind Santa Barbara.
This half-mile hike visits a unique rock formation with amazing views over Santa Barbara and the Pacific.
This 3.7-mile hike uses four trails to form a loop through the mountains behind Montecito, California.
This 7.1-mile partial loop climbs to a panoramic summit in Los Padres National Forest overlooking Montecito and Santa Barbara.
|Nature Trail in El Capitán State Beach|
This 0.35-mile hike loops through a lush sycamore grove bordering El Capitán Creek to approach the rocky shore at the end of El Capitán Point.
This short 0.65-mile hike visits an 80-foot tall fern-lined waterfall.
This 2.5-mile hike visits a beautiful waterfall on the edge of Los Padres National Forest near Santa Barbara.
This invigorating 8.4-mile round trip hike offers views of Lake Cachuma as it climbs the Santa Ynez mountains to views of Santa Barbara and the Pacific.
|Tunnel View and Trespass Trails Loop|
This 2.6-mile loop steals a view over the 101 Freeway and the Gaviota Tunnel.