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 

Participants at Christy Ranch on Santa Cruz Island by Kate Davis

Day Trip to Scorpion Ranch

April 29, 2019

Santa Cruz Island: Participants will tour the historic buildings and their surroundings at Scorpion Ranch, and also explore some of the eastern end of Santa Cruz Island on foot with island expert Steve Junak. 

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Image of Fremont Trail by Natalie Love

Botany in Your Backyard: Fremont Trail

May 5, 2019

Learn how to identify a handful of common chaparral plants found on the popular Fremont hiking trail.

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image of Santa Rosa Island Torrey pine taken by Kate Rabuck

Santa Rosa Island Trip

May 10, 2019 - May 12, 2019

Experience the unique botany and landscape of second-largest of the eight California Channel Islands. 

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