Best trails in Carpinteria

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Explore the most popular trails near Carpinteria with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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Map of trails in Carpinteria
Top trails (4)
#1 - Franklin Trail
Los Padres National Forest
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Length: 15.5 mi • Est. 9 h 19 m
The south end is at Carpinteria High School and starts enclosed in fencing. This opens up to tight switchbacks that climb to utility roads. The utility roads are well signed as the route twists and roShow more
#2 - Tar Pits and Carpinteria Bluffs Loop
Carpinteria State Beach
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 9 m
Note: $10 entrance fee to park.Show more
#3 - Loon Point
Carpinteria, California
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 24 m
Walk down to the beach from the parking lot along Padaro lane. Great place to enjoy the sunset. NOTE: Lone Point is rocky and accessible only at lower tides. Show more
#4 - Carpinteria Salt Marsh Trail [PRIVATE PROPERTY]
Carpinteria Salt Marsh Reserve
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 25 m
Carpinteria Salt Marsh Trail [PRIVATE PROPERTY] is a 1 mile out and back trail located near Carpinteria, California that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used Show more