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Saturday June 2nd: Participate in National Trails Day at Gaviota State Park

Event Description:

Saturday June 2nd: National Trails Day at Gaviota State Park

* Correct event times are listed below - times in the right column may not be accurate!

Trail work returns to Gaviota State Park after almost 10 years! SBMTV invites you to take part in maintaining the (yes, it’s name is) Trespass Trail which travels from Gaviota Peak through the Los Padres National Forest and into Gaviota State Park below Gaviota Hot Springs. If you have used this trail, you’ll remember how different it is from our front and backcountry trails. It travels through a few different eco systems and geologies and provides some unique views of the coast.

Brush has almost completely closed sections of this trail to hikers, equestrians, and cyclists. We will be coordinating with State Park Rangers and the Los Padres National Forest to cut brush on as much of the trail as we can get done. Volunteers will be transported to the upper and lower trails heads

REI will be supporting this event with staff and snacks. A Santa Barbara Chicken Ranch BBQ will be provided at 2pm at the parking area.

What: Trespass Trail, Gavitota State Park, National Trails Day, 9am – 2pm

Where: Gaviota Hot Springs Trail Head, Hwy 1 Exit 30 miles North of Santa Barbara.

Meet: 9am, Gaviota Hot Springs Trail Head

Carpool: 8am at the Santa Barbara Mission, cars leave 8:15 am.

Bring: Long pants, sturdy shoes, snacks, lots of water, sunscreen and your own gloves and helmet if you prefer not to use ours

Provided: Tools, gloves, helmets, gloves, instruction, and a great lunch!

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Event Details:
Saturday, June 2, 2012
10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Gaviota State Park
  • Hwy 101 and Hwy 1
  • Santa Barbara, CA
  • latitude: 34.420625
  • longitude: -119.677147