Los Padres Park

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Visit the Los Padres Forest in the Santa Ynez Valley

Encompassing 1.75 million acres of the scenic Central California Coast, Los Padres National Forest frames Solvang and the Santa Ynez Valley with majestic sights. The vast and beautiful forest stretches 220 miles along the coast, and consists of two separate land divisions, including Monterey County and the beautiful Big Sur Coast and lands within San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura and Kern Counties. Explore beautiful streams, rivers, beaches and scenic byways.

Los Padres National Forest is a natural destination for recreational activities, such as hiking, biking, horseback riding and wildlife viewing. A member of the California Condor Recovery Program, the forest manages the 1200-acre Sisquoc Condor Sanctuary in Santa Barbara County and the 53,000-acre Sespe Condor Sanctuary in Ventura County. Take in scores of remarkable scenic vistas, explore miles of beautiful trails and learn about the forest’s ecological and wildlife diversity. Visit the Los Padres Forest Website.
Our accommodations at the Santa Ynez Inn are the perfect getaway in Santa Barbara wine country. Our comfortable bed and breakfast in the Santa Ynez Valley will give you access to the beautiful California countryside while you enjoy a relaxing time away from the hustle and bustle.