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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      218
      Trails Mountain Bike
      198
      Trails E-Bike
      27
      Trails Horse
      10
      Trails Hike
      203
      Trails Trail Running
      203
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      7
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      5
      Total Distance
      399 miles
      Total Descent
      96,139 ft
      Total Vertical
      6,310 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,312 ft
      Reports
      829
      Photos
      492
      Ridden Counter
      14,755

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      Popular Santa Barbara County Mountain Biking Trails

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      Romero Canyon Road
      Romero Canyon
      Lower Romero Singletrack
      Romero Canyon
      Elings Downhill
      Elings Park
      Jesusita
      Santa Barbara
      Access Trail
      Elings Park
      Camuesa Connector
      Santa Barbara
      Elings Loop
      Elings Park
      No (one cares)
      Elings Park
      Connector
      Elings Park
      South Side
      Elings Park
      Cold Springs Trail
      Santa Barbara
      Beach Way Bike Path
      Santa Barbara
      Camuesa Canyon Road
      Santa Ynez
      Stevens Park
      Santa Barbara
      Elings Loop
      Elings Park

      Santa Barbara County Mountain Bike Routes

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      Jesusita Loop
      10 miles
      19 Oaks to Camuesa
      Santa Ynez
      12 miles
      Santa Cruz Trail Loop
      17 miles
      Santa Barbra 40 mile loop
      Romero Canyon
      40 miles
      Falls Day Use to Gibralta Peak
      Santa Ynez
      15 miles
      Up and Around
      Santa Barbara
      6 miles
      Arroyo Burro
      Santa Ynez
      9 miles
      Matias Loop
      Santa Ynez
      10 miles
      Santa Ynez Valley Classic Enduro 2016 race
      Los Olivos Dirt Club
      9 miles
      2016 High School State Champinship Lap race
      Los Olivos Dirt Club
      6 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 20 rides
      Past Week
      • 167 rides

      Photos of Santa Barbara County Mountain Bike

      trail: Trespass
      4 |
      Mar 21, 2024 @ 8:08pm
      Mar 21, 2024
      trail: Trespass
      5 |
      Mar 21, 2024 @ 8:08pm
      Mar 21, 2024
      trail: Trespass
      6 |
      Mar 21, 2024 @ 8:08pm
      Mar 21, 2024
      trail: Beer Flats
      5 |
      Mar 13, 2024 @ 10:51pm
      Mar 13, 2024
      43 |
      Apr 14, 2022 @ 7:13pm
      Apr 14, 2022
      97 |
      Apr 1, 2020 @ 8:51pm
      Apr 1, 2020
      116 |
      Feb 7, 2020 @ 7:34am
      Feb 7, 2020
      trail: Manzanita
      273 |
      Feb 28, 2010 @ 1:05pm
      Feb 28, 2010
      | 5 comments

      Videos of Santa Barbara County Mountain Bike

      trail: McKinley
      11 | Oct 30, 2023
      San Ysidro Trail MTB Edit
      trail: San Ysidro
      55 | Jan 22, 2023
      Santa Barbara Backcountry RAW
      67 | Nov 11, 2020
      Romero Canyon ST
      0:16 | 81 | Jun 12, 2020
      FPV Drone Follows Local Shredder
      0:48 | 180 | May 28, 2020
      Santa BarbaRAW - Tor Weiland
      1:28 | 1300 | Sep 25, 2019
      Sunday funday ride
      trail: Tequepis
      1:00 | 189 | Jun 25, 2019
      5:21 | | Jan 29, 2019

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Trespass
      Gaviota
      Mar 21, 2024 @ 4:24pm
      Mar 21, 2024
      VariableHappyHapgoodAgree with previous comments…...
      Jesusita
      Santa Barbara
      Mar 20, 2024 @ 3:24pm
      Mar 20, 2024
      VariableHappyHapgoodLotsa creek crossings that were...

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      South Side
      Elings Park
      Apr 10, 2024 @ 12:58pm
      Apr 10, 2024
      DryOvergrown vegetation in the middle of the...cliffwatkins
      Gaviota Peak Road
      Gaviota
      Mar 21, 2024 @ 4:24pm
      Mar 21, 2024
      DrySteep climb, but if you’ve got good...HappyHapgood
      Tunnel View Trail
      Gaviota
      Mar 21, 2024 @ 4:24pm
      Mar 21, 2024
      UnknownA smooth finish to the loop.HappyHapgood
      Cork Screw
      Elings Park
      Mar 21, 2024 @ 9:35am
      Mar 21, 2024
      DryMinor Water drainage issue, standing...astropan
      Beer Flats
      Santa Barbara
      Mar 12, 2024 @ 9:37am
      Mar 12, 2024
      IdealCurrently dry and nice, watch out for...cliffwatkins
      Edison Catway
      Romero Canyon
      Feb 26, 2024 @ 8:21am
      Feb 26, 2024
      IdealCaltchek
      Girard
      Romero Canyon
      Feb 26, 2024 @ 8:21am
      Feb 26, 2024
      IdealCaltchek
      McMenemy
      Santa Barbara
      Feb 26, 2024 @ 8:21am
      Feb 26, 2024
      IdealCaltchek
      Old Pueblo trail
      Santa Barbara
      Feb 26, 2024 @ 8:21am
      Feb 26, 2024
      Prevalent Mudrutted out and muddyCaltchek
      Wiman
      Romero Canyon
      Feb 26, 2024 @ 8:21am
      Feb 26, 2024
      Prevalent Mudbushy, muddy, and needs clean upCaltchek

      Activity Feed

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      Apr 16, 2024 @ 8:03am
      1 hours
      mds549riddentrailactivity #51199202
      Apr 14, 2024 @ 11:13pm
      1 day
      cliffwatkinsaddreportactivity #51015808
      Apr 10, 2024 @ 12:59pm
      Apr 10, 2024
      astropanlikereportactivity #50794153
      Apr 4, 2024 @ 9:47am
      Apr 4, 2024
      astropanriddentrailactivity #50794106
      Apr 4, 2024 @ 9:45am
      Apr 4, 2024

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      mountainbaggertrailArroyo BurroLike many Santa Barbara trails, this offers an...
      Jan 19, 2024 @ 8:08am
      Jan 19, 2024
      powturntrailCold Springs TrailRight up front from enduro racer w/ 30yrs...
      Jan 5, 2024 @ 10:18pm
      Jan 5, 2024
      misterjohn123trailJesusitaadded this as a part of a big loop up...
      Dec 28, 2023 @ 5:42pm
      Dec 28, 2023
      misterjohn123trailInspiration Pointrode up to access jesusita granted im pretty...
      Dec 28, 2023 @ 5:37pm
      Dec 28, 2023
      misterjohn123trailTunnel Trailrode dec 2023. took about 2 hours to climb...
      Dec 28, 2023 @ 5:35pm
      Dec 28, 2023

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike198325 miles80,075 ft153 miles6,309 ft
      4688291040,903
      E-Bike2787 miles17,690 ft43 miles5,768 ft
      5132,057
      Horse1035 miles3,136 ft12 miles2,277 ft
      124
      Hike203386 miles93,717 ft188 miles6,309 ft
      2282713,098
      Trail Running203386 miles93,717 ft188 miles6,309 ft
      827982
      Dirtbike/Moto741 miles5,627 ft18 miles3,107 ft
      1249
      ATV/ORV/OHV531 miles3,458 ft11 miles2,270 ft
      124
      • By JackSB STV & contributors
      • Admins: CAMTB, ericfoltz, Redhawk, jpmcghee, sanfret, brianpetry, STV
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