Best wild flowers trails in Santa Ynez, California

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Explore the most popular wild flowers trails near Santa Ynez with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of wild flowers trails in Santa Ynez, California
Top trails (4)
#1 - Grass Mountain Trail
Los Padres National Forest
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 3 h 44 m
Starting off easy, this trail steadily increases in difficulty until the final mile directly up the side of the mountain to the peak. It is not the highest mountain in the area, but still has commanding views over most the surrounding area. A permit is required. (See contact information.)Show more
#2 - Lover's Loop via Grass Mountain Trail
Santa Ynez, California
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 1 h 38 m
This is a wonderful, diverse trail recommended for anybody who wants a 2-hour outing. It's perfect for running with lots of gradual ups and downs. There are both sunny or shady sections depending on where you are on the mountain.Show more
#3 - West Camino Cielo Road
Los Padres National Forest
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 2 h 28 m
#4 - Ranger Peak Trail
Los Padres National Forest
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Length: 8.1 mi • Est. 4 h 43 m