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Santa Barbara Hikes

Jesusita Trail

Jesusita Trail to Inspiration Point

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For:1200 ft. elevation gain, some steep parts
One Baby Blue Eye
One Baby Blue Eye on the North side of Arroyo Burro Trail

This hike starts at the Cater water treatment plant at the end of San Roque Rd. It's possible to start at the other end of the trail, which junctions with Tunnel Trail (see Inspiration Pt). Since the end of the trail is just a junction with another trail, this hike description goes to an overlook called Inspiration Point instead of covering the entire trail.

This hike can be a challenge at 7 miles round trip. It's a beautiful hike in the shade that starts in riparian environs and ends up in the lower chaparral on a level ridge with a lovely and close view of Santa Barbara.

The hike is moderately steep at times 7 miles round trip with an approximate 1200ft elevation gain.

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