Day Trips & Travel

The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden offers a wide variety of field trips (ranging from day trips to extended travel opportunities) throughout California to educate participants about the native flora, vegetation, ecology, and natural history of the state.

Information about currently scheduled field trips and field courses is available in the Leaves of Learning portion of the Ironwood
-OR- contact the
SBBG Registrar, call (805) 682-4726 ext 102.
 early as many of these programs fill quickly!
To view all items on the Garden calendar at a glance, check the Program Calendar 

Image of Stevens Park taken by Susie Bartz

A Walk in the Park

December 19, 2015

Explore the geologic and human history of Stevens Park with guide Susie Bartz.

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Geology Walk Series

December 19, 2015 - April 23, 2016

Join guide Susie Bartz on 4 geological adventures.

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Image from Inspiration Point taken by Susie Bartz

Land of Rock and Water

January 9, 2016

Get in shape for the New Year by hiking up to Inspiration Point.

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Image of Haskell's Beach taken by Susie Bartz

The Carving of Cliffs and Tidepools

February 7, 2016

An unusually low tide allows Susie Bartz to take us up the coast from Haskell’s Beach.

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Photo of Baja Island by Sula Vaderplank

Baja Islands Trip

March 16, 2016 - March 25, 2016

This trip is sold out!

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Silver Splendor

Domecar Botanic Day Trip

March 26, 2016

A rare glimpse of some of the last original native coastal landscape in Southern California

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Image of La Cumbre Peak taken by Susie Bartz

Sunset in the Sandstones

April 23, 2016

Experience the stunning beauty of our regional landscape, seen from the crags around La Cumbre Peak with guide Susie Bartz.

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