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Hiking Trails in Santa Barbara - Front Country Day Hikes

The Best Hiking Trails in Santa Barbara, California
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Day Hikes (0) Front Country (30) S.Y. Mountains (13) Santa Ynez Valley (2) Gaviota Coast (7) Lower S.Y. River (11) Upper S.Y. River (8)
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Currently there are 30 total hiking trails available. ×
Arroyo Burro Trail - Front Country
3.02 mi • 1550 ft • Moderate • 1 to 1.5 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

1
Buena Vista Trail - Front Country
4.5 mi • 1150 ft • Moderate • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

2
Buena Vista Loop Trail - Front Country
4.5 mi • 1150 ft • Moderate • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

3
Cold Spring East Fork Trail - Front Country
4.5 to Crest mi • Moderate • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking

4
Cold Spring Ridge Loop - Front Country
4.5 mi • 1000 ft • Moderate • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

5
Cold Spring West Fork - Front Country
4.5 mi • Easy • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running , Rock Climbing

6
Girard Loop - Front Country
3.1 mi • 1000 ft • Easy • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

7
Hot Springs Canyon Trail - Front Country
2 mi • 750 ft • Moderate • 1 to 1.5 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

8
Inspiration Point - Front Country
2 mi • Moderate to Difficult • 1 to 1.5 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

9
Jesusita Trail - Front Country
3 mi • 1225 ft • Moderate to Difficult • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

10
Lower Cathedral Peak - Front Country
2 mi • 2350 ft • Difficult • 1 to 1.5 hours
Hiking, Rock Climbing

11
Lower Franklin Trail - Front Country
2.25 mi • 600' ft • Moderate • 1.5 to 2.5 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

12
Lower Rock Garden - Front Country
2.75 mi • 2850 ft • Difficult • 1.5 to 2.5 hours
Hiking, Rock Climbing

13
McMenemy Trail - Front Country
1.2 mi • 650 ft • Moderate • 1 to 1.5 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

14
Cold Spring Middle Fork - Front Country
1.4 mi • 975 ft • Moderate • 1 to 1.5 hours
Hiking

15
Mission Canyon Catway - Front Country
1.75 mi • 1250 ft • Moderate to Difficult • 1 to 1.5 hours
Hiking, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

16
Mission Ridge - Front Country
1.75 mi • 1250 ft • Moderate to Difficult • 1 to 1.5 hours
Hiking, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

17
Old Pueblo Trail - Front Country
4.5 mi • 250 ft • Easy • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

18
Rattlesnake Canyon Trail - Front Country
2.5 mi • 1899 ft • Moderate • 1.5 to 2.5 hours
Backpacking, Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Dog Walking, Trail Running , Rock Climbing

19
Rock Garden Loop - Front Country
5 mi • 2550 ft • Difficult
Hiking

20
Romero Catway - Front Country
4 mi • 2175 ft • Moderate • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

21
Romero Canyon Trail - Front Country
4 mi • 2175 ft • Easy • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

22
Romero Road - Front Country
4 mi • 2175 ft • Easy • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

23
Saddle Rock Loop - Front Country
3 mi • 750 ft • Moderate • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

24
San Ysidro Canyon - Front Country
4.5 mi • 2970 ft • Moderate to Difficult • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running , Rock Climbing

25
Seven Falls - Front Country
1.4 mi • 400 ft • Easy • 1 to 1.5 hours
Hiking

26
Steven's Park - Front Country
1 mile mi • 100 ft • Easy • 30 minutes to 1 hour
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running , Picnicking

27
Tangerine Falls - Front Country
1.4 mi • 975 ft • Moderate • 1 to 1.5 hours
Hiking

28
Tunnel Trail - Front Country
4 mi • 2350 ft • Moderate to Difficult • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

29
Wiman Trail - Front Country
4.5 mi • Moderate • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

30
Arroyo Burro Trail - Front Country
3.02 mi • 1550 ft • Moderate • 1 to 1.5 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

1
Buena Vista Trail - Front Country
4.5 mi • 1150 ft • Moderate • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

2
Buena Vista Loop Trail - Front Country
4.5 mi • 1150 ft • Moderate • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

3
Cold Spring East Fork Trail - Front Country
4.5 to Crest mi • Moderate • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking

4
Cold Spring Ridge Loop - Front Country
4.5 mi • 1000 ft • Moderate • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

5
Cold Spring West Fork - Front Country
4.5 mi • Easy • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running , Rock Climbing

6
Girard Loop - Front Country
3.1 mi • 1000 ft • Easy • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

7
Hot Springs Canyon Trail - Front Country
2 mi • 750 ft • Moderate • 1 to 1.5 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

8
Inspiration Point - Front Country
2 mi • Moderate to Difficult • 1 to 1.5 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

9
Jesusita Trail - Front Country
3 mi • 1225 ft • Moderate to Difficult • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

10
Lower Cathedral Peak - Front Country
2 mi • 2350 ft • Difficult • 1 to 1.5 hours
Hiking, Rock Climbing

11
Lower Franklin Trail - Front Country
2.25 mi • 600' ft • Moderate • 1.5 to 2.5 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

12
Lower Rock Garden - Front Country
2.75 mi • 2850 ft • Difficult • 1.5 to 2.5 hours
Hiking, Rock Climbing

13
McMenemy Trail - Front Country
1.2 mi • 650 ft • Moderate • 1 to 1.5 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

14
Cold Spring Middle Fork - Front Country
1.4 mi • 975 ft • Moderate • 1 to 1.5 hours
Hiking

15
Mission Canyon Catway - Front Country
1.75 mi • 1250 ft • Moderate to Difficult • 1 to 1.5 hours
Hiking, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

16
Mission Ridge - Front Country
1.75 mi • 1250 ft • Moderate to Difficult • 1 to 1.5 hours
Hiking, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

17
Old Pueblo Trail - Front Country
4.5 mi • 250 ft • Easy • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

18
Rattlesnake Canyon Trail - Front Country
2.5 mi • 1899 ft • Moderate • 1.5 to 2.5 hours
Backpacking, Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Dog Walking, Trail Running , Rock Climbing

19
Rock Garden Loop - Front Country
5 mi • 2550 ft • Difficult
Hiking

20
Romero Catway - Front Country
4 mi • 2175 ft • Moderate • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

21
Romero Canyon Trail - Front Country
4 mi • 2175 ft • Easy • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

22
Romero Road - Front Country
4 mi • 2175 ft • Easy • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

23
Saddle Rock Loop - Front Country
3 mi • 750 ft • Moderate • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

24
San Ysidro Canyon - Front Country
4.5 mi • 2970 ft • Moderate to Difficult • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running , Rock Climbing

25
Seven Falls - Front Country
1.4 mi • 400 ft • Easy • 1 to 1.5 hours
Hiking

26
Steven's Park - Front Country
1 mile mi • 100 ft • Easy • 30 minutes to 1 hour
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running , Picnicking

27
Tangerine Falls - Front Country
1.4 mi • 975 ft • Moderate • 1 to 1.5 hours
Hiking

28
Tunnel Trail - Front Country
4 mi • 2350 ft • Moderate to Difficult • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

29
Wiman Trail - Front Country
4.5 mi • Moderate • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Mountain Biking, Dog Walking, Trail Running

30
Last Updated: Sunday, March 22, 2015