Best wildlife trails in Santa Ynez, California

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Explore the most popular wildlife 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 wildlife trails in Santa Ynez, California
Top trails (4)
#1 - 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
#2 - West Camino Cielo Road
Los Padres National Forest
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 2 h 28 m
#3 - Ranger Peak Trail
Los Padres National Forest
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Length: 8.1 mi • Est. 4 h 43 m
#4 - Happy Canyon Road Trail
Los Padres National Forest
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 2 h 29 m