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Rattlesnake Canyon Trail – Santa Barbara, California

Rattlesnake Canyon Trail near Santa Barbara, California

View of the cloud-covered Pacific Ocean from Rattlesnake Canyon Trail near Santa Barbara, California

Location: Foothills of the Santa Ynez Mountains above Santa Barbara

Trail Length: 5.1 miles, out and back

Elevation Gain: About 1600 feet

Link: Rattlesnake Canyon Trail on AllTrails.com

Notable Features: Fairly strenuous trail heading up to Gibraltar Road. Some shade near the bottom of the trail, but exposed near the top. A good workout with great views of the Pacific Ocean and Santa Barbara.

  • Rattlesnake Canyon Trail near Santa Barbara, California
  • Rattlesnake Canyon Trail near Santa Barbara, California
  • Rattlesnake Canyon Trail near Santa Barbara, California
  • Rattlesnake Canyon Trail near Santa Barbara, California
  • Rattlesnake Canyon Trail near Santa Barbara, California
  • Gibraltar Road at the top of Rattlesnake Canyon Trail near Santa Barbara, California

Elevation profile:

Rattlesnake Canyon Trail