Red Rock Trailhead
The site is located at the end of River Road, 10 miles from Paradise Road.
Red Rock Trailhead is a paved. The trailhead parking serves hikers and equestrians. The facility has vault toilets, trash, and a picnic table. No drinking water.
Red Rock Trailhead includes 144 parking spaces and four trailer parking spaces. The Santa Ynez River can be accessed from the site.
A hiking trail from the parking lot follows the Santa Ynez River upstream to the base of Gibraltar Dam.
The trailhead is open all year. However, during high river flows during winter months, Paradise Road is closed to motorized traffic.
At a Glance
|Operational Hours:||Sunrise to sunset|
|Area Amenities:||Picnic tables, Toilets, Parking|
|Fees:||This recreation site is managed by the Parks Management for the Forest Service. $10 per vehicle for parking or you can purchase and use the Parks Management Annual Day Use Pass for $50. Pass information at www.campone.com . This pass is not available at the ranger station, but it may be available at the First Crossing Kiosk when it is open.|
|Restrictions:||No overnight camping in day use areas. Camping is allowed only in campgrounds.|
|Closest Towns:||Santa Barbara, 30 miles or Santa Ynez, Los Olivos or Solvang|
|Operated By:||Parks Management Company for the Forest Service|
|Information Center:||Santa Barbara Ranger District: (805) 967-3481|
From Highway 154 turn east Paradise Road. Follow for 12 miles to the parking area.
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