There are seven front country canyons and dozens of day hiking routes within a few minutes of downtown Santa Barbara — and many more in the mountains, the valleys and backcountry waiting for you to discover. Learn where here at Santa Barbara Outdoors.
Whether by road bike or mountain bike, check out the dozens of rides Santa Barbara County has to offer — for every level of expertise, ranging from the front country, to backcountry roads and single track, mountain adventures — and from day rides to multi-day trips.
Find out more about how you can experience the nearby mountaintops, backcountry roads, the quiet beauty of the Santa Ynez, Santa Maria and Cuyama valleys — and many of CA's finest wineries — in your own car — and at your own pace.
Whether a beach walk along the area’s 40+ miles of coastline, a personalized tour of Santa Barbara’s historical streets and hidden jewels or discovering the area’s many open spaces, you’ll find what you need to know here at SBO.