Category: Los Padres National Forest

Santa Paula Punch Bowls

Hiking Girl with Dog

This popular hike is near Santa Paula, CA. It begins from the Santa Paula Canyon Trailhead, and half the hike is in Los Padres National Forest. National Forest Boundary Line starts 1.5 miles from the trailhead. You don’t need a permit to park or hike to Santa Paula Punch Bowls. The parking lot at the trailhead

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Girls Weekend in Santa Barbara

Last spring, my sister and I drove up to one of our favorite places. Santa Barbara. When we take a trip together, wine tasting and hiking are almost always on our list and this weekend wasn’t any different. 🙂 Dog-friendly Hotel: We checked in to Santa Ynez Valley Marriot in Buellton. They had a small

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Cold Springs Trail to Montecito Peak

May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.  — Edward Abbey The Trailhead is located on E Mountain Drive in Santa Barbara. There is a wood sign at the trail. With canopies of trees and a gradual incline, the trail

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