Explore Montecito Hot Springs in Santa Barbara

Beautiful hike with rewarding views and a hot bath in the end!

Last updated: Jan 2024



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  1. Park your car on the dirt lot. Limited parking (don't park on the street)
  2. Find trailhead and start hiking
  3. The first and second forks stay to your left
  4. Third fork stay to your right
  5. Take left at the 4th fork in the trail. You’ll cross a small riverbed and then just a bit after this the hot springs will be off to your left.
  6. Chill and soak
  7. Head back before dark



1217 E Mountain Dr, Montecito, CA 93108

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Packing List

  • water bottle
  • sunscreen
  • hat
  • hiking shoes
  • layers
  • snacks, drinks, trash bag (pack in, pack out)
  • towel (optional if going in)
  • rubber shoes (optional if going in)

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