Hike Santa Barbara Pocket Guide
Hike Santa Barbara Pocket Guide

Best Day Hikes in the Canyons & Foothills, Santa Ynez Valley, too!

Here’s what hikers know and most of the 10 million visitors a year to Santa Barbara do not: Santa Barbara hiking trails offer some of the best hiking in Southern California. The Romero Canyon hike and Seven Falls hike are among the best hikes in Santa Barbara, and lead through the stunningly beautiful natural world right behind the city. You’ll discover the true nature of Santa Barbara on creekside paths and on mountain trails with marvelous city and ocean views.

  • Meander lovely Mission Canyon, Cold Spring Canyon and San Ysidro Canyon.
  • Enjoy grand vistas from Inspiration Point, Knapps’s Castle and Montecito Peak.
  • Discover waterfalls, wildflowers and a near wilderness close to town