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Santa Barbara Hikes

Carpinteria Bluffs Directions

Carpinteria Bluffs Directions

From the Mission, corner of Laguna and Los Olivos Street in Santa Barbara...

Get on US 101 going southbound by taking Laguna St. to Mission St. (toward the ocean).

Turn right on Mission St.

Follow Mission St. to the freeway and take US 101 south.

Follow 101 southbound for about 13 miles to Ballard Avenue exit in Carpinteria.

After exiting the freeway, turn right. The first street you intersect, after less than a block, is Carpinteria Ave. You can see at the intersection a parking area straight ahead. Park here.

The hike begins here. There is a bronze relief plaque of the ocean here, and some baseball fields.