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 forest stretches 220 miles along the coast and consists of two separate land divisions, including Monterey County and the beautiful Big Sur Coast, as well as lands within San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura and Kern Counties. it is a natural destination for recreational activities, such as hiking, biking, horseback riding, and wildlife viewing. Take in scores of remarkable scenic vistas, explore miles of beautiful trails and learn about the forest’s ecological and wildlife diversity.
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