Hiking Santa Rosa Island
Several trails and roads traverse Santa Rosa Island, providing visitors with spectacular hiking opportunities. These trails and roads range from the relatively flat route to Water Canyon Beach to the rugged, mountainous path to Black Mountain.
Santa Rosa Island Hiking Map and Guide (PDF file, 1.5mb)
Santa Rosa Island Interpretive Guide (PDF, 6.3mb)
Did You Know?
The world's most complete pygmy mammoth specimen was discovered on Santa Rosa Island in 1994. These miniature mammoths, only four to six feet tall, once roamed island grasslands and forests during the Pleistocene.