This book, a two-time winner of the Best Guide Book Award, features 116 great hikes around the Santa Barbara area.
Santa Barbara is a captivating, inviting community that is located in a natural, beautiful setting along California's Pacific coast. The temperate climate and gentle ocean breezes have distinguished this area as the "jewel of the American Riviera." This comprehensive guide clearly describes the attractions and routes to all of the area's best day hikes. Highlights include oceanside bluffs, tidepools, wetland preserves, sculpted gorges, rock outcroppings with caves, numerous waterfalls, secluded pools in mossy canyons, mountain ridge trails, historical sites, and stunning overlooks of the Pacific Ocean.
Robert Stone is a Los Angeles Time Best Selling Author and award-winning journalist. He has hiked every trail in the 20-guide Day Hike Book Series.