|Monday 5:15 p.m. to 7:45
||Tuesday 9:30 to noon
Tuckers Grove Park
Highway 101 to Turnpike
exit. Go toward the mountains. Follow Turnpike to the stoplight where it ends at Cathedral
Oaks Road. Continue across Cathedral Oaks and enter Tucker's Grove Park, turn right, and
go all the way to the end parking lot. Go as far as you can go. Meet on the green grassy
|June 9 More Mesa
Highway 101 to Turnpike exit. Turn toward
the ocean. Left on Hollister. Continue to Puente St. Turn right and continue past the bike
path and up the hill to Mockingbird Lane on your left. Park on Puente and meet the class
at the corner to walk up Mockingbird Lane together.
|June 15 Bailard
Highway 101 south to Baillard Avenue exit at the
far end of Carpinteria. Turn toward the ocean and park in the lot straight ahead.
|June 16Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
St. around the mission, continuing on Mission Canyon Rd. Right at Foothill Rd. Left at the
stop sign onto Mission Canyon Road. At the fork with Tunnel Road, bear to the right and
continue to 1212 Mission Canyon Rd. where you will see the gardens on the left. There is
an entrance fee of $3 (KCET members receive 2-for-1 admission).
|June 22 McMenemy
Highway 101 to Coast Village Rd. exit (left lane of freeway coming from SB.)
Left on Hot Springs Rd. Left on Sycamore Canyon Rd. (Middle Rd.) Right on Ashley Rd. to
East Mountain Dr. Right and begin looking for trailhead on left.
|June 23 Cachuma
Lake State Park
($5 Parking feeCarpool) Highway 154
over San Marcos Pass to Cachuma Lake Recreation Area. Pay entrance fee and follow signs to
grocery store. Meet in the store parking lot. We will proceed to trail in cars from there.
|June 29 San Ysidro
Highway 101 to San Ysidro Road exit. Go toward the
mountains one mile and turn right on East Valley Road. Continue one mile and turn left on
Park Lane. Turn left at the fork, taking Mountain Drive. Continue several hundred yards
and park before the locked gate near the trailhead entrance.
Highway 154 over San Marcos Pass to
Paradise Road. Right. Continue several miles, passing Fremont, Paradise, and Los Prietos
Campgrounds. Look for a wide parking area on the right with a silver Toyota Tercel.
|July 6 Toro Canyon
Highway 101 to Padaro Lane exit. Left over the freeway,
then right on Via Real to Toro Canyon Rd. Continue toward the mountains until you see the
sign on the right for Toro Canyon County Park. Right and continue to the entrance to the
park. Meet at parking area.
|July 7 Refugio to
El Capitán Bike Path
Highway 101 N to exit for Refugio
State Beach. Park under the freeway bridge. Wait at the cars.
|July 13 Cold
Highway 101 to Coast Village exitleft
to Hot Springs Rd. (left at stop sign). Follow Hot Springs Rd. to 192 (Sycamore Canyon
Rd./Middle Rd). Left on 192 to Cold Springs Rd. (Sign for Westmont College). Right on Cold
Springs and at fork go right (Cold Springs Rd.) Continue to topmake severe right on
Mountain Drcontinue until you see water crossing the road. Park nearby. Trailhead
starts to the right of the water.
|July 14 West
Highway 154 to the West Camino Cielo exit
just before the San Marcos Pass summit. Left and continue up the hill past the mailboxes.
Go several miles to the gun club. Park just beyond the entrance to the gun club by the
5000 gallon water tank.