Butte Trail Santa Rosa Trail

MODERATE 80 reviews
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Butte Trail Santa Rosa Trail is a 5.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Camarillo, California that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, horses, and mountain biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

5.2 miles
511 feet

dogs on leash

kid friendly


horseback riding

mountain biking

trail running


Butte Trail / Santa Rosa Trail is a 4.5 mile loop trail located near Camarillo, California. The trail is primarily used for mountain biking and is accessible year-round.

9 days ago

Fun hike, some long constant climbs , but what goes up comes down... so nice, then hit Paradise Falls and back good hike... for Us was 3 hours.

Super fun and scenic. Even has a stretch of incline.

30 days ago

I did this trail twice and love it every time, you’ll lots of people and horses, a must trial to hike

horseback riding
3 months ago

Grate place to bring your horses. Miles of trailes.

4 months ago

This hike was beautiful but not too challenging. Felt like a little more of a nature walk. Not many steep parts.

10 months ago

The trail had several off shoots that were shaded with large oaks. Great for a morning workout.

10 months ago

Great hike. The hills are green, lots of cacti and beutiful plants. Beware there are plenty of ticks on trail. The up hill is moderate. Dogs must be on leash. There are bikers and horses on the trail. Even got to see a beautiful deer.

10 months ago

Great scenic hike with a lot of lush greenery, but beware the slippery rocks and ticks!

11 months ago

So green after the rain and plenty of wildflowers. This is an easy to moderate trail. Dogs are allowed.

11 months ago

Gorgeous when it's green like right now!

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The trails are well marked and easy to
Hike with tennis shoes. There are trails that go up into the hills in the sun with no shade, plus trails through the canyons with shade trees. Both are great for picture taking & viewing nature all around
you. I recommend this hike!!

Monday, February 13, 2017

Took the kids out Saturday. Only did 1.9 miles and it was all easy along the stream. Kids loved it. I would really like to come back and go further.

Monday, October 17, 2016

Perfect stroll along a stream. Great shade in the late afternoon with wonderful breezes. Saw to professional photographers at the trail head - tells how pretty this area is.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

This is one of my favorite places to ride. There is an Equestrian Center with two large riding arenas and a round pen. The trails are well maintained and are fairly easy for all horses and riders, lots of water Crossings also.

Friday, July 22, 2016

Awesome place to go with trails everyone can love. If you want an easy walk in nature there is a trail. If you want an intense mountain hike they have that too. Amazing place an everyone that goes there is extremely friendly.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Didn't get a chance to walk down to the stream but it looked pretty cool! Pretty long 2hr walk at a steady pace.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

It was a little tougher than I thought it would be. But enjoyed every minute

Saturday, May 07, 2016

easy going trail and so many to choose from

trail running
Sunday, March 20, 2016

Trail run/hike. Temp was 66, sunny, and dry. Read some reviews before heading out. I ended up taking the fork to the right and it was at a good incline. Nice vista view with a bench about a mile up. I wanted to do the loop, but did not wear proper footwear - wore regular running shoes and it was somewhat "slippery" on the sand/dirt trail - didn't have good traction. It was an issue going back down.
If you go straight on the fork towards hawk canyon trail, it appears to be mostly flat, as you can see it as you hike up western plateau.
There are horseback riders on this trail, along with mountain bikers and hikers. I passed several families and I was surprised I did not see more people due to it being a Saturday.
Overall good trail run/hike. It would be nice to note how long the trail is on the signs.

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

I like this trail. Very close to Camarillo, so I can get to it quick. It has very easy sections and some more challenging, but it has a lot of options. Good parking. Not overly crowded like Wildwood can get. Plus it has an old car stuck in a creek that will keep you wondering just how it got there.

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