Trail leaves Arroyo Burro road east of Rancho Oso and travels up a north facing slope for 3.5 miles. Madrone trees are quite common in this area.
From Santa Barbara Hwy 101, 10 miles NW on Hwy 154, 7 miles East on Paradise and park near the gate where Arroyo Burro Road intersects Paradise Road (do not block gate). The trailhead is 1/4 mile up Arroyo Burro Road on the other side of the river on the right near the large cottonwood trees.
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