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great hike!

This is a great hike even if you don't hike often or do it all the time. once you reach the end of... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2012
Santa Barbara, California
Waterfall AND creek currently dried up!

We went yesterday to hike the 7 falls, and the entire waterfall and river is bone dry currently... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
New York City, New York
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

We went yesterday to hike the 7 falls, and the entire waterfall and river is bone dry currently. Writing this review to warn others (we were not the only disappointed hikers). You can also access Inspiration Point from the same trail, but be forewarned that...More

2  Thank emarienyc
Reviewed April 28, 2017

At Santa Barbara's Tunnel Trail/Inspiration Point/Seven Falls hiking trails, the number of hikers has surged, bringing problems of unsafe parking, dogs off leash, noise, trespassing, and trash. Hikers should observe common-sense rules: pack out what you pack in; respect the natural surroundings. Pay attention to...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed October 17, 2016

This hike was beyond my ability and I am a fair to average hiker. The terrain was ever changing from what seemed easy and well marked to disappearing when crossing streams and humping over and up large boulders and fallen trees. It became very steep...More

Thank Adverturousone
Reviewed March 30, 2013

We got lost looking for Seven Falls because the trails aren't marked very clearly. We ended up on Jesusita Trail which takes you to Inspiration Point. It's a steep climb with loose rocks along the way. Wear hiking shoes and bring water. The reward at...More

6  Thank fun2travel68
Reviewed February 10, 2013

This was a great hike. Kepp you eyes out for the many species of birds. We even saw red crested Woodpeckers! Awesome sight. Trails very well maintained.

3  Thank CycoPath
Reviewed July 1, 2012

Amazing Waterfalls, wonderful hiking trail leading you to the beauty of natures sights.

4  Thank Joan M
Reviewed June 26, 2012

I've been out here multiple times, though perhaps I don't take the correct route through the rocks and down the creek... But, I've always had a good time. I'd say the only downsides to this place are parking (as I'm sure others have mentioned) and...More

4  Thank Victoria M
Reviewed April 4, 2012

The neighbors hate everyone parking there. Far too popular now. Watch out for the mountain biking morons, too. Nothing like a good person vs bike collision to make your hiking experience complete.

4  Thank L. K
Reviewed April 2, 2012

This is a great hike even if you don't hike often or do it all the time. once you reach the end of this hike, there are trails that go higher up they arent used much so be careful going up those

1  Thank P K
Reviewed April 13, 2010

The map on this web-site is misleading. To find these trails you have to drive all the way to the end of tunnel street. There's very little parking at the trailhead this is the only real problem with this activity. This is as much a...More

25  Thank elvis247
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