Tag: Santa Barbara

Gaviota Wind Caves

Gaviota Wind Caves Location: Gaviota State Park, 33 miles north of Santa Barbara.  From Santa Barbara and Ventura, take Highway 101 to Gaviota Beach Road and turn left.  If you hit the rest area or the tunnels, you’ve come too far.  Drive 0.3 miles into the park and just before the entrance gate, bear right…

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Wheeler Gorge Nature Trail

Wheeler Gorge Nature Trail Location: North of Ojai in the Los Padres National Forest. From Ojai, take Highway 33 north for 8.5 miles (half a mile past the Wheeler Gorge Campground). Park at a small dirt turnout on the right side of the road, just after crossing a bridge. The approximate trail head coordinates are…

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Rose Valley Falls

Rose Valley Falls Location: North of Ojai in the Los Padres National Forest.  From the town of Ojai, head north on highway 33 for 14 miles (25 miles from Highway 101 in Ventura) to Rose Valley Road.  Turn right and go 3.1 miles to Rose Valley Lake Road.  Turn right and drive 0.3 miles to…

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Nojoqui Falls

Text and photography copyright 2010 by David W. Lockeretz, all rights reserved.  Information and opinions provided are kept current to the best of the author’s ability.  All readers hike at their own risk, and should be aware of the possible dangers of hiking, walking and other outdoor activities.  The author does not take any responsibility…

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Anacapa Island

Anacapa Island Location:  Channel Islands National Park, off the Ventura coast.   Island Packers is the main travel provider to the Channel Islands National Park.  Visit their site here for schedules, fares and other information. Agency:  Channel Islands National Park/National Park Service Distance: 2 miles (loop) Elevation gain: 200 feet Suggested time: 1 hour Difficulty rating:…

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San Ysidro Creek

Text and photography copyright 2010 by David W. Lockeretz, all rights reserved. Information and opinions provided are kept current to the best of the author’s ability. All readers hike at their own risk, and should be aware of the possible dangers of hiking, walking and other outdoor activities. The author does not take any responsibility…

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Santa Rosa Island

  Santa Rosa Island Location:  Channel Islands National Park, off the Ventura coast.   Island Packers is the main travel provider to the Channel Islands National Park.  Visit their site here for schedules, fares and other information.   Santa Rosa Island is also the only one in the park that can be reached by plane.…

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