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Lotusland
#1 of 3 Nature & Parks in Montecito
I would highly recommend a visit, especially for nature lovers.
When I heard the name Lotusland it made me think of an amusement park and not in a good way.
Santa Barbara Zoo Santa Barbara 1.8 km away
#5 of 36 Nature & Parks in Santa Barbara
The train, the park areas, the botanical garden, the outdoor stage - all add up to a magical experience.
Also you can park outside the gate and walk in..but it is a little bit of a hike.
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Cabrillo Bike Path Santa Barbara 3.3 km away
#1 of 36 Nature & Parks in Santa Barbara
Head south in the A.M. and a scenic sunrise illuminates some nice sculpture, a quaint pond, the outskirts of the zoo and the finish line of a small nature refuge directly across from Stella Mare restaurant - hoppi...
The view of Ledbetter beach, the ocean, the islands, Shoreline park and the unique homes along this iconic bike path is without peer.
Butterfly Beach
#2 of 3 Nature & Parks in Montecito
Especially at low tide I park at the Biltmore on the road and then walk to the East (left) You can walk a long ways and enjoy the surf and homes and dogs and people Do watch it because your feet may have tar in th...
Easy to park and walking distance to great restaurants, you should not miss it!
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East Beach Santa Barbara 1.1 km away
#9 of 36 Nature & Parks in Santa Barbara
Easy to park right next to the beach.
Shoreline Park Santa Barbara 5.6 km away
#3 of 36 Nature & Parks in Santa Barbara
Park was beautiful, so gorgeous to see the sun coming in and the clouds rolling away, fun kids playground, great walking path for dogs, people were eating lunch on the benches, beautiful views and just a great pla...
Every review mentions that Shoreline Park is the perfect place for a picnic or for walking along the bluff overlooking the seashore, with that invigorating salty air, that great view down the coast, over the ocean...
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Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center Santa Barbara 3.7 km away
#10 of 36 Nature & Parks in Santa Barbara
This unique museum focuses on Santa Barbara and provides an important opportunity to learn about the local nature and culture.
Went with my two 11 year old children and they loved the interactive nature of the place.
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Alice Keck Park Memorial Gardens Santa Barbara 5.5 km away
#7 of 36 Nature & Parks in Santa Barbara
This park was spared from development fortunately and is a green treasure, abundant with flowers and trees and pathways.
For a beautiful place to kick back, watch the ducks and turtles on the pond, take a stroll around the park to see native plants, all labeled, and sit under a huge tree.
Chase Palm Park Santa Barbara 3.5 km away
#15 of 36 Nature & Parks in Santa Barbara
If you want a scenic stroll along the Santa Barbara waterfront Chase Palm Park is the place especially on every Sunday with the famous Arts & Crafts market right there.
We had a memorial service and catered lunch at the Casa Las Palmas building at the park - great venue!
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden Santa Barbara 6.7 km away
#6 of 36 Nature & Parks in Santa Barbara
If you like nature, these gardens are beautiful!! Different sections including redwoods and desert, miles of trails crossing the creek, friendly employees.
Would recommend for individuals, couples, and families who enjoy nature walks, and who need a breather away from the busy city life!
El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park Santa Barbara 4.6 km away
#12 of 36 Nature & Parks in Santa Barbara
The history in Santa Barbara is rich, and history lovers must visit this great historical park!
The blend of different peoples foods, animals, and survival habits are revealed by this eye opening journey through the time capsule of this very small State Park.
Andree Clark Bird Refuge Santa Barbara 0.9 km away
#25 of 36 Nature & Parks in Santa Barbara
Miramar Beach
#3 of 3 Nature & Parks in Montecito
Arroyo Burro County Beach Park Santa Barbara 9.0 km away
#4 of 36 Nature & Parks in Santa Barbara
Loved this beach - beautiful vistas, great sand, easy to park (it is a 10 minute drive from downtown Santa Barbara).
Above the beach on the cliffs is the Douglas Family Preserve, and Elings Park across the street, with views of the channel and islands.
Alameda Park Santa Barbara 5.2 km away
#14 of 36 Nature & Parks in Santa Barbara
Just across the street, Alice Keck Park has beautiful gardens, with pathways winding around among many different kinds of flowers, trees and vegetation, plus a big pond with lots of turtles and bright koi fish.
Alameda Park is in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara, It is a large park, extended across a couple of blocks.
Salt Cave Santa Barbara 4.7 km away
#18 of 36 Nature & Parks in Santa Barbara
Franceschi Park Santa Barbara 4.7 km away
#19 of 36 Nature & Parks in Santa Barbara
The sweeping views of Santa Barbara from this quiet, out-of-the-way park is breathtaking!
His botanical introductions were numerous and ground-breaking and the park was the site of his gardens.
Douglas Family Preserve Santa Barbara 8.0 km away
#8 of 36 Nature & Parks in Santa Barbara
Along the cypress studded bluffs the Preserve reminds me of a bit of Monterey Peninsula transported to Santa Barbara.The park is also popular with hang gliding enthusiasts.
... other or just sit and stare at the ocean atop a cliff that borders the Pacific above Arroyo Burro Beach - Hendry's for locals, and watch surfers (tide permitting), dogs frolick, people or nature as it unfolds.
Leadbetter Beach Santa Barbara 4.1 km away
#23 of 36 Nature & Parks in Santa Barbara
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Santa Barbara Channel Santa Barbara 3.6 km away
#26 of 36 Nature & Parks in Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Deep Sea Santa Barbara 3.6 km away
#30 of 36 Nature & Parks in Santa Barbara
Thousand Steps Beach Santa Barbara 6.6 km away
#13 of 36 Nature & Parks in Santa Barbara
Plan your beach walk up shoreline park on the path to view the whales and sail boats then walk down the stairs to return to the beach.
If you walk the beach around the bend, there is another short staircase that will lead you up to the other end of the park.
Rattlesnake Canyon Trail Santa Barbara 5.7 km away
#16 of 36 Nature & Parks in Santa Barbara
Great view and unbelieveable nature!!! PERFECT!!!
Trailhead for Rattlesnake Canyon is by Skofield Park.
Overlook Park Summerland 4.5 km away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Summerland
The park offers a trail down to the beach, it is decently maintained, you can find the trailhead on the southern end of the park by the ranger area.
SOMA Get Fit Santa Barbara 4.8 km away
#34 of 36 Nature & Parks in Santa Barbara
A.C. Postel Rose Garde Santa Barbara 6.0 km away
#31 of 36 Nature & Parks in Santa Barbara
Elings Park Santa Barbara 8.1 km away
#20 of 36 Nature & Parks in Santa Barbara
The park has hiking trails, beautiful picnicking areas, well maintained Baseball Diamonds, restrooms, amazing views and very friendly dogs and dog owners.
Up the stairs from that gives access to trails that meander all over the hills perched above Santa Barbara's beaches, and you are still in the park.
Carpinteria State Beach Carpinteria 13.1 km away
#1 of 9 Nature & Parks in Carpinteria
The State park is always packed because it is a great family beach withing walking distance of restaurants and every thing you would need for a day or a vacation.
There is a park right before the beach, volleyball area, picnic tables, and it is just a short walk to the ocean.
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Seaside Gardens Carpinteria 9.2 km away
#3 of 9 Nature & Parks in Carpinteria
I did the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden the same day, which was a beautiful nature walk, but if you want to see hordes of flowers, Seaside Gardens is the place to go!