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 fall color along Santa Ynez River taken by Susie Bartz


October 29, 2016

Exploring the geology of the Santa Ynez River

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image of Rocks at Ellwood Mesa's beach taken by Kate Davis

From the Woods to the Waves

November 12, 2016

Tread across Ellwood Mesa with a geologist's view of its unique landscape.

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Image of Train Trip

Domecar Botanic Day Trip

March 18, 2017

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

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