Camuesa Connector Trail

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Santa Ynez Outdoors
 
Among the many trails within the Paradise Road entrance to Los Padres National Forest is the Camuesa Connector Trail. Done by mountain bike, the trail becomes a winding roller coaster that dips and drops though stream beds, up and over several saddles, and eventually down a thrilling descent to the Santa Ynez River. This would make a great hiking trail as well, although it would mean a prolonged walk up Buckhorn Road to get to the trailhead, followed by a three-mile walk back along Paradise Road to complete the loop. This particular route is probably best suited for mountain biking or horseback riding. Along the way you'll get a great workout, enjoy some of the region's best single-track, and be treated to an incredible number of wildflowers and other plant varieties.

****For more information please contact me regarding my Santa Ynez Valley outdoors guidebook. - Justin Marshall