Beach to Backcountry Trail

Gaviota State Park, California
Elevation Gain84ft
Trailhead Elevation684ft
Elevation Min/Max656/692ft
Elevation Start/End684/684ft

Beach to Backcountry Trail

Beach to Backcountry Trail is a hiking trail in Santa Barbara County, California. It is within Gaviota State Park. It is 311 feet long and begins at 684 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 84 feet. The trail ends near the Gaviota Wind Caves and Gaviota Wind Caves entrances. This trail connects with the following: Wind Cave Trail.

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Bryn Fox
"Amidst the rolling terrain of Gaviota State Park, the Beach to Backcountry Trail winds its way up a ridge through hillsides covered in wildflowers to large sandstone caves with views of the Pacific. After dropping down behind the caves, you will begin a short descent into a completely different environment—wooded trails hidden under heavy tree cover. Here the trail intersects a network of other trails traversing the park." Read more

Trail Information

Gaviota State Park
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Gaviota State Park
Gaviota State Park;(805) 968-1033
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