Red Rock Trailhead

The site is located on the Camuesa 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 Paradise Road is closed to motorized traffic.

As of November 1, 2016, the Red Rock Trailhead will no longer be an Adventure Pass recreation site. This site will be managed by the Parks Management for the Forest Service.

  • $10 per vehicle
  • or you can purchase a Parks Management Annual Day Use Pass for $50