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Santa Barbara Hikes

Devil's Canyon Trail

Devil's Canyon Trail

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For:Hilly, somewhat long
Shooting Star flowers
Shooting Stars

This trail has been burned up by the Rey Fire. I don't know when it will be open again.

Devil's Canyon is a beautiful, hidden jewel near to the Gibraltar Dam and Red Rock area. The nicest way to take this hike is to start on Paradise Rd. on the Matias Potrero trail which goes by Matias Potrero Camp, then hike to Devil's Canyon, down to Gibraltar Dam and back along either the road or the river to Red Rock. This hike is a car shuttle when done this way. If you don't want a car shuttle, then when you reach the dam, hike back the way you came.

You will need an Adventure PassPass to park your car in the area.

Devil's Canyon done as a car shuttle (which means two cars - one at the start and one at the finish) is about 7.5 miles.

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