Travelers are voting Santa Ynez Mountains, San Rafael Mountains and Big Pine Mountain as the best of 5 mountain ranges near Santa Barbara. There are 10 mountain ranges near Santa Ynez a city just 31 km from Santa Barbara and 2 mountain ranges near Oak View which is 32 km distant. The most popular of these are San Rafael Mountains near Santa Ynez and Topatopa Mountains in Oak View. You can find 695 mountain ranges in California and 5136 mountain ranges in the country of United States. Our members favorite in California is Mount Shasta and Blue Ridge Mountains is the top pick in United States. Want more? Check out our map of mountain ranges near Santa Barbara.