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Hiking Santa Rosa Island

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)
Learn about the natural and cultural history on Santa Rosa Island.


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Did You Know?

Painted Cave, Santa Cruz Island

Painted Cave on Santa Cruz Island is one of the world’s largest known sea caves. The cave measures 1215 feet in length (the size of more than four football fields), has a 160 foot entrance, and is almost 100 feet wide.