Mission Canyon Catway

TRAIL INFORMATION Distance—1.75 miles to power lines; 2.25 to intersection with Tunnel Trail Elevation Gain—1250' to power lines; 1600' to intersection with Tunnel Trail Difficulty—moderately strenuous to strenuous Topo— Santa Barbara HIGHLIGHTSA must hike for power walkers. The dirt road is open and fairly easily traversed by most hikers. The route continues around the upper end of...
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Inspiration Point

TRAIL INFORMATION Distance—.75 miles to the bridge; 1.25 miles to the creek crossing; 2 miles to Inspiration Point Elevation Gain—800 feet Difficulty—moderately strenuous Topo— Santa Barbara HIGHLIGHTSInspiration Point is formed by the extension of the ridgeline leading off the southeast side of Cathedral Peak. Near the bottom the ridgeline flattens out, forming a promontory from...
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Seven Falls

TRAIL INFORMATION Distance—1.5 miles to Seven Falls; 1.5 miles to Mission Falls Elevation Gain—400’ to Seven Falls; 1750’ to the intersection Tunnel Trail at Mission Falls Difficulty—Easy to Seven Falls; hard core to Mission Falls Topo—Santa Barbara HIGHLIGHTSBoth the east and west forks of Mission Creek have eroded through the highly resistant Coldwater Sandstone forming in the...
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Tunnel Trail

TRAIL INFORMATION Distance—4 miles to the crest; an additional mile to La Cumbre Peak Elevation Gain—2350’ to the intersection with East Camino Cielo (La Cumbre Peak is an additional 600’ gain) Difficulty—Easy to Seven Falls; strenuous to crest Topo—Santa Barbara HIGHLIGHTSMission Canyon provides a variety of different type of outdoor experiences ranging from a sunset hike to...
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Arroyo Burro Trail

TRAIL INFORMATIONDistance-1.5 to 5 miles Elevation Gain-350' to top of knolls; 850' to end of powerlines; 1550' to top of the main ridgeline; 2700' to East Camino Cielo Difficulty- Moderate to Very strenuous Topo- Santa Barbara, Little Pine and San Marcos Pass View Photo Gallery HIGHLIGHTSProvides an opportunity to re-visit one if Santa Barbara's most historic trails, great views from the upper...
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Rattlesnake Canyon Trail

The BasicsDistance-.75 to the first creek crossing; 2.5 miles to the connector trail leading to Tunnel Trail; 3 miles to the intersection with Gibraltar Road Elevation Gain-200' to the first creek crossing; 1000' to the connector trail leading to Tunnel Trail; 1550' to the intersection with Gibraltar Road Difficulty-Moderate Topo-Santa Barbara GETTING THERE From the Santa Barbara Mission drive up...
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