Located in California, the ATV trails in Santa Barbara offers a half-dozen good ATV/Quad riding options. The best Santa Barbara ATV trails based on popularity are considered to be Camuesa OHV Route, Buckhorn OHV Route, Ballinger Canyon OHV Area, Oceano Dunes, and Divide Peak Road OHV Route.
Southeast of Cuyama in the Los Padres National Forest, the Ballinger Canyon OHV Area is one of the most popular areas to ride ATVs in California. The trail system has wide diversity, including winding singletrack. It consists of over 30 trail segments to form an infinite number of loops ranging from easy to difficult. There are 11 4WD roads, 12 ATV trails and 14 motorcycle only trails in the area.