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Gaviota Peak

Goleta, CA

Gaviota Peak is a 6 mile out and back trail located near Goleta, California and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round.

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lake canyon

Lompoc, CA

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Jalama Beach, Point Conception: De Anza Trail
by Raymond Gamma

9 Completed 9 Reviews

Hiked along the beach and watched the birds soar the South bluff. Windy here most of the time, but beautiful nonetheless.

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Jalama Beach, Point Conception: De Anza Trail
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

The gatekeeper told me that the walk to the lighthouse was restricted because it is on private property but you can walk along the beach towards Conception Point, which is what I chose to do. It was lovely, cold, misty and windy this morning which was perfect for pictures. I did not, however, make it to the Point because of high tides.
I will definitely be back again to finish the hike, take more pictures and maybe stay in the nice little campground if it's not too crowded.

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La Purisma Mission State Park
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5 Completed 1 Reviews

Beautiful bike and hike trails! Easy trail but you can hit the uphill trails and increase intensity.

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Jalama Beach, Point Conception: De Anza Trail
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9 Completed 9 Reviews

Beautiful, fun all-day hike with amazing scenery. You can walk right up to the lighthouse at Point Conception and look up and down from the point. It can be windy here so wear layers.

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La Purisma Mission State Park
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

One of the best places in the area to train on ur mountain bike. The Full trail is about 9 miles. I map it out when i did it. To te green tanks in the back to the 3.8 miles circle on top by the rangers station

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La Purisma Mission State Park
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

I mostly walk the lower trail with my dogs. It is always beautiful, and it is quite an easy walk. We hike in from our home, the back way. The dogs enjoy the quail, rabbits and other critters we see, and of course, once in the Mission building area there are pigs, turkeys, cattle, etc. to see (for me) and smell (for them). I highly recommend it.

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La Purisma Mission State Park
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53 Completed 41 Reviews

La Purisima Mission is very interesting from a historical perspective and it is a peaceful, shady place for a weekend picnic. The trails go through the surrounding chaparral, with hot sun and deep sand to make hiking a challenge. If you go in the morning you have a good chance of seeing some wildlife -- deer, rabbits, and birds, and maybe some horned lizards in the sandy places.

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La Purisma Mission State Park
by CKJ

Completed Reviews

I board my horse near the back trails to the La Purisma Mission and it is decidedly one of the most beautiful areas in Santa Barbara County. The trails are endless and the wilderness is amazing with views of the Lompoc Valley and the surrounding mountains nearby. A must see, especially by horseback.

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La Purisma Mission State Park
by Justin

Completed Reviews

It's actally on 246 not 243. Go through Beulton towards Solvang and Lompoc. Follow rest of directons ok.

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