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Watching the grey whales migrate north from Mexico through the Santa Barbara Channel is just one of the many incredible outdoor activities that are enjoyed by Montecito residents. Surfing, hiking and horse riding are favorites of the locals, as well as picnicking and sunset viewings at Butterfly Beach.

A.C. Postel Memorial Rose Garden – adjacent to the Santa Barbara Mission and contains over 1,500 rose plants.

Alice Keck Park Memorial Gardens – large botanical garden, including koi pond, walking paths, a butterfly garden and picnic areas.

Franceschi Park – Once home to famed botanist Francesco Franceschi and offers a panoramic view of the City of Santa Barbara.

Alameda Park – 1400 Santa Barbara St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101