Best Santa Barbara Hiking Trails

The Santa Barbara area has 3 hiking trails out of the 89 hikes found in California.

  July 20, 2016

Located in California, the hiking in Santa Barbara is known for three cool hikes. The best Santa Barbara hiking based on popularity are considered to be Gaviota State Park, Gibraltar / Redrock Loop, and Romero Canyon Trail. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Santa Barbara hiking trail below.

Where Can I Hike In Santa Barbara?

FEATURED:  Romero Canyon Trail

  Santa Barbara, California

  July 20, 2016

Southeast of Santa Barbara in the Los Padres National Forest, the Romero Canyon Trail is a rocky scramble up an old narrowing fire road into the Santa Ynez mountains. Its a five mile switchback ascent over 2,000 feet to the crest by unparalleled ocean vistas towards the Channel Islands through Chapparel.