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Santa Ynez Valley Hiking Trails

The Best Hiking in Santa Ynez Valley and Fun Things to do outdoors in the Santa Ynez Valley
Region
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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Useful Information

Though the Santa Ynez Valley and nearby valleys comprise a huge area, hiking opportunities are limited to the periperal areas that include Los Padres National Forest and a few Santa Barbara County Parks locations. What there is, however, is spectacular. For more information about hiking, Forest recreation, places to stay, the Valley's famous wine scene or dining spots try these:

Currently there are 2 total hiking trails available. ×
Grass Mountain - Midland School
4.01 mi • 1500' ft • Moderate • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Trail Running

1
Lover's Loop - Midland School
4.01 mi • 800' ft • Moderate • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Dog Walking, Trail Running

2
Grass Mountain - Midland School
4.01 mi • 1500' ft • Moderate • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Trail Running

1
Lover's Loop - Midland School
4.01 mi • 800' ft • Moderate • 2 to 3 hours
Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Dog Walking, Trail Running

2
Last Updated: Thursday, March 26, 2015