Day Trip to Scorpion Ranch

Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Time: 7:30AM - 5:30PM

Instructor: Steve Junak

Location: Santa Cruz Island

Member: Santa Cruz Day trip @ $100.00
Nonmember:: Santa Cruz Day Trip @ $125.00

Join us for an exciting day trip to Scorpion Ranch on Santa Cruz Island with island expert Steve Junak. After docking at Scorpion Bay, 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. Participants must be in good physical condition. Hiking will be easy to moderate.

Participants should bring:

  • Bring lunch
  • water
  • binoculars
  • camera
  • layered clothing
  • sturdy hiking shoes*
  • a hat
  • sun protection.

*Tennis shoes are fine

Read more about Santa Cruz Island here.

This trip was orginally scheduled for April 16, but was rescheduled to May 1 due to high winds.


Image of Steve JunakSteve Junak, the Garden's Herbarium Curator emertius, is an active researcher and expert on the flora of the islands of California and Baja California. He holds an M.A. in botany, has led field trips for more than 25 years, and has co-authored several books on the Channel Islands. 

Botany/Natural History
Channel Islands
Travel/Day Trips