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Hiking Santa Barbara Island

Tim Hauf
 

Once visitors have scaled the rugged cliffs using the steep trail from the landing cove, they will find a just over 5 miles of trails that meander over gentle slopes and low mountain tops to dramatic overlooks and magnificent coastal views.

Santa Barbara Island Hiking Map and Guide (PDF file, 714 kb)

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Did You Know?

Brown pelican on nest

The Channel Islands are home to the largest breeding colonies of seabirds in southern California.