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Santa Barbara Hikes

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.

Latest Hiking Adventures and Information



Meetup Hikes

Santa Barbara County Hikers More meetup groups that hike

Diane's Big Adventures

Blue Canyon is green and full of flowers

Went in search of Spring flowers and found some in Blue Canyon.

Cottam Meadow
These yellow flowers in Cottam meadow were all closed up after lunchtime.
 
A bee flying to a flower
Caught this bee nom noming on one of the big yellow flowers in Cottam meadow.
 
Water in the creek
Plenty of clean, clear water in the creek.
 
Goldfield carpet in Cottam meadow
Some goldfield carpets near Cottam meadow.
 
Owl's Clover
Climbing up toward Forbush flats were owl's clover meadows.
 
Clematis and a butterfly
Lots of pretty clematis was seen.
 
Tony hiking up to Forbush Flat
What would a post in Diane's Big Adventures be without a picture of Tony.
 
Apple blossoms at Forbush Flat
The apple and pear trees in Forbush Flat were blooming.

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