Welcome to Santa Barbara Hikes!
Santa Barbara has some of the best hiking anywhere, and lots of it!
Lots of hiking trails are listed here with maps, topos and directions to the trailhead. Print out what you need and take it with you.
Then, come back and talk about your adventure.
Latest Hiking Adventures and Information
- Lessons Learned in Adventure Stories
A group I was with did the exact same loop as you a few years back, including making the s... (3 Replies) - Coyote Dave, 10/12/13
- Fire Restriction in General Discussion
Also see Santa Lucia district info: http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/lpnf/alerts-notices/?cid... (2 Replies) - Diane, 03/12/13
- Water Report for Thankgiving in General Discussion
I have been itching to get back out but it seems that its still dry in my go to spots. Th... (1 Reply) - najman, 27/11/13
- Springs at Chokeberry, Madulce, Upper Bear & Big Pine in General Discussion
Thought I'd update everyone. Trip was a great success. Thanks for all the water reports.... (5 Replies) - jamesm113, 26/11/13
- Recent LPFA Reports with trail/water info in General Discussion
Thanks Diane for sending along. (4 Replies) - Bryan, 24/11/13
Diane's Big Adventures
Annual Topatopa party
Or also known as Hot Cocoa Cocoa on top of Topatopa.
One day after a storm dumped a little snow at elevation we did our annual Topatopa holiday potluck hike. The weather was nice, there was lots of fluffy snow at elevation and we had a great time.
Soft, fluffy snow on the trail
We had a potluck and lots of hot burbon and rum drinks so we behaved pretty silly.
We had a snowball fight and made a snowman