Orcutt, California

Hike or Trail Run the Rice Ranch Trail

3.2 Miles Total - 400 ft gain - Loop Trail

Originally added by Kristi Teplitz

Solid hiking with rewarding views of Santa Maria Valley

Hike, mountain bike, or trail run the Rice Ranch Trail in Orcutt, CA. This park is relatively small, but a great place for a hike or run. I did a 3 mile loop and could easily have added on a couple more miles. Hike up to water towers at the top and enjoy views overlooking Santa Maria Valley and out to the ocean on a clear day. 

Pro Tip - If you end up parking at the community center, take the path down, past the dog runs and across the street, and you'll see the trailhead. 

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Mountain Biking
Running
Hiking
Family Friendly
Scenic

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