17 miles
4,383 ft
-4,383 ft
3,492 ft
High Point

This is a fun but challenging loop up and down the Santa Barbara front country.

Park at the San Ysidro lower trail head, then transit to the bottom of Romero Canyon. Up Romero to Camino Cielo, then across to San Ysidro and down.

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  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
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More Stats for Romero/San Ysidro Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    416 ft
  • Altitude start
    446 ft
  • Altitude end
    446 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    9 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
Layers winter
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
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Lower steps section of san ysidro
Lower steps section of san ysidro
trail: San Ysidro
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Jun 25, 2016
Santa Barabra San ysidro
Santa Barabra San ysidro
trail: San Ysidro
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Sep 8, 2015
checking out san ysidro trail on 9-5-15
SanYsidro Trail - Santa Barbara, CA
SanYsidro Trail - Santa Barbara, CA
trail: San Ysidro
20:27 | 185 | comments: 0 | favs:
Nov 18, 2013
The SanYsidro Trail starts out smooth and then gets a little loose and finally very rocky but its a fun trail to do.

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Romero Canyon Road
Jun 30, 2018 @ 10:50am
Jun 30, 2018
Significant work has been completed to put the trail in rideable condition. Some sections have minor reroutes due to fire, slides or erosion issues. There are two areas where the trail is hike a bike in the creek. Look for trail markers to find you way through these areas.
San Ysidro
Jan 7, 2018 @ 10:02pm
Jan 7, 2018
Burned in the Thomas Fire. Closed until further notice.
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