US101 North in Santa Bárbara County

This is a few miles south of Gaviota. The mountains are forest land. The peach colored rocks seem to cover most of the coastal mountains in the Santa Bárbara area.

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The Gaviota tunnel in Santa Bárbara County is on the northbound side only. The southbound side is the newer side, and it was added when US101 became a divided four lane highway.

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This is Gaviota summit  (960'.)
In a heavy rain year it is super green like this.
Note the orange wildflowers in the center divide. They're most prolific in a heavy rain year, but in almost every year, they appear around March or April. This is just west of Lake Cachuma.

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This is the hill country north of 135 in Los Alamos.

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