Potrero Canyon Trail

HARD 4 reviews
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Potrero Canyon Trail is a 7.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Goleta, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
7.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
2106 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

views

wild flowers

wildlife

backpacking
27 days ago

This is not an easy trail for several reasons: first; there is a lack of shade, so prepare for the heat and exposure, because there are few trees and there can be a lot of hot wind. Second; this trail has little to no water, so you will have to backpack in what you need, especially if you continue onto the Hurricane Deck trail. Third; it is almost all uphill from the Manzana trail. But there are a lot of beautiful rock structures, lots of giant hornytoads, a small and beautiful meadow along the way. the trail terminates at the top of the Hurricane Deck, turning left from there will take you to the Manzana Schoolhouse.

5 months ago

Sunday, February 07, 2016

hiking
Thursday, October 22, 2015