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 Santa Cruz Island

Day Trip to Willows Anchorage

October 27, 2018

SOLD OUT: The Garden invites you to join us on a special day trip to Willows Anchorage on the south side of Santa Cruz Island.

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Image of Susie Bartz Geology Hike taken by Denise Knapp

Geology after the Fire

November 17, 2018

Explore several miles of the Park’s trail system, while enjoying the contrasting ocean vistas and the stark mountains, recently burned bare by the devastating Thomas Fire. See how the land has responded to the fire, from the rocks and soils, to the fire-following plants that have appeared.

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