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Address: Santa Barbara, CA

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This is a wonderful investment. Thank you Santa Barbara. My guess is that it approximately three miles long.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Deborah A
Mechanicsville, Virginia
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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a wonderful investment. Thank you Santa Barbara. My guess is that it approximately three miles long.

Thank Deborah A
Santa Barbara, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When I was recovering from surgery this was a nice flat smooth long stretch of a path. On a sunny day it is nice to walk and see the variety of activities on the beach and ocean. Busy on the weekends so don't expect to fly along. A great variety of folks on foot and wheels of every sort. Yesterday... More 

Thank expectquality1942
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great way to see the beach in Santa Barbara. It starts at the bird sanctuary & goes to Shoreline park. Great on Sunday to see the art displays.

Thank gary k
San Diego Area
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We very much enjoyed our bike ride along this path. The ride is fairly easy and the ocean views are excellent.

Thank SavvySojourns
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

The Bike Path along Carrillo and the Coastal shoreline was very well used NYE weekend, despite the crummy weather. The lane was quite wide, very well marked and provided plenty of room for cars to navigate around the cyclists w/o disrupting the flow of traffic. OFF the coastal path was another story. VERY little shoulder, sometimes stone walls, lots of... More 

Thank Singleonceonce
Santa Barbara, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Bike paths on Santa Barbara coastline are beautiful and the Cabrillo path is the best. If traffic concerns you this might bother you, but I have ridden it many times with no problems.

Thank Steen H
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Perfect way of site seeing. The bike path was great.. it's nicely paved, easily to follow, and never too crowded. It's right by the ocean, so as you ride you get the most gorgeous views on both sides- mountains, and ocean. It's such a relaxing ride, and a great way to see the different Santa Barbara sites along the water!... More 

Thank JeffNYC31
Sonoma, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful well maintained walk with easy access to beach and pier. Stay on beach side of road as inland side does not have continuous sidewalk. Light at night is adequate for seeing your way.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Walk, run, or bike - this path is a must do while in Santa Barbara. Allow time to enjoy regardless of how you are experiencing this path.

Thank LV_Lee
Santa Barbara, California
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76 reviews
34 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Right by the ocean, so the term "bike path" doesn't signify anything of the sort for some. They walk dogs, push strollers, walkers or wheelchairs on it instead of the sidewalk about 25 yards away. (And then there are those double-wide bike cum surrey-with-the-fringe-on-top things. Fun for a family or couples, but do they ever screw up bike traffic!) In... More 

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