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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.
Register
 early as many of these programs fill quickly!
To view all items on the Garden calendar at a glance, check the Program Calendar 

Silver Splendor

Private Domecar Botanic Day Trip

March 7, 2015

This trip is sold out

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image of wildflowers on Anacapa Island

Anacapa Island: Celebrate the Wildflowers!

March 10, 2015

This Trip is Sold Out!

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image of sign at entrance to San Marcos Foothills Preserve (photo by Ray Ford, Santa Barbara Independent)

San Marcos Foothills Preserve: A Stroll to the Sespe

March 14, 2015

Join geologist Susie Bartz and learn how geology controls the sharp changes in topography and vegetation.

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Picture of Cuyama Valley wildflower display

Wildflower Safaris!

March 15, 2015 - April 26, 2015

Seek out the very best places to see wildflowers

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Picture of Manzanita at Burton Mesa

Wildflower Safari Trip 1

March 15, 2015

Seek out the very best places to see wildflowers

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Goldfields, Cuyama River Valley, wildflower display, SBBG Photo Contest 2013

Wildflower Safari Trip 2

April 12, 2015

Seek out the very best places to see wildflowers.

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Picture of Santa Barbara Island North Coast

Santa Barbara Island: Explore with the Garden!

April 25, 2015

Join us for a memorable outing to one of the most remote and special corners of Santa Barbara County.

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Oso Flaco Lake

Wildflower Safari Trip 3

April 26, 2015

Seek out the very best places to see wildflowers

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Silver Splendor Domecar

Private Domecar Botanic Day Trip

May 16, 2015

Join SBBG’s Steve Junak for a rare glimpse of some of the last original native coastal landscapes in southern California (from a luxury dome car)!

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