LENGTH

0.4 mi

ELEVATION GAIN

538 ft

DIFFICULTY

Difficult

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This very steep, short trail provides skilled hikers with a challenge. Wire Break Trail is the beginning of a loop with East Topanga Fire Road and the Santa Ynez Canyon Trail.

Wire Break Trail can be accessed from Santa Ynez Canyon Park. From the PCH, head inland on Sunset Blvd. After 0.5 miles, turn left onto Palisades Dr. After 1.8 miles, park along Palisades Drive Park. Entrance will be on the west side.

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TRAIL INFORMATION
ALLOWED USES:
  • Hiking
CONTACT INFO:
California State Parks
310-699-1717

dale.skinner@parks.ca.gov

LOCAL WEATHER:
Cloudy
73° / 57°

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Ken Beauchene a month ago

Thanks for putting up such an inclusive page of flowers in the Santa Ynez canyon area. I have a question about two of the photos. The Indian Paint Brush seems to be a copy of the California Fuchsia. And Chamise doesn't look like a bush which it is supposed to be.... Thanks.