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Courtright Reservoir California

I'm looking at "Hell For Sure Lake" because we'll most likely have it all to ourselves. If that doesn't work out we could go to less traveled areas of Emigrant Wilderness.

Hot Springs, A Ghost Town, JMT, PCT & A Water Fall!

Travertine Hot Springs Jack Sawyer Road, Bridgeport

Let's spend a few days playing tourist in the eastern sierras along Hwy 395. There's lots to see and a number of hot springs to soak in along the way. Bring Water! We will be doing a lot of dry camping!We'll start with meeting at Travertine hot springs in Bridgeport on Friday The access to […]

Backpack the Yosemite Sierra High Camps Loop

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

Backpack the Yosemite Sierra High Camps Loop We have 6 permits for the beautiful Yosemite Sierra High Camps loop in early October! While the High Camps are not operating this year, we can still visit them & camp there. We will begin at Glen Aulin trailhead and do the full 49-mile loop counterclockwise in 6days/5nights, […]

Archaeology Day

Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park 144 School St., Santa Cruz

Celebrate archeology day at the Santa Cruz Mission with hands-on activities, demonstrations, and tours. How do artifacts give us clues to the past? Follow the archaeological process from the dig to the display and discover the stories told by artifacts. Rain cancels. Free event. For more information, call (831) 425-5849.

Free

Sierra Azul, mt.El Sombroso, out and back, strenuous ,12miles 2700ft elev

Kennedy Trail Parking, Los Gatos, CA Los Gatos

We meet at Kennedy trail parking, it is small parking but there are additional places to park along "Top of the hill" road. COVID: We use masks when can't maintain social distance. So far, weather forecast: late 70s - beg. 80s, good enough for this hike although shadow areas are not frequent there. If weather […]

Lobster Feed: Fundraiser for Mountain Parks Foundation

Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park 101 N Big Trees Park Road, Felton

Twinkling lights under a canopy of stars, the delightful sounds of live music floating through the air – it’s that time of year again! Join us for Mountain Parks Foundation’s annual Lobster Feed Fundraiser. Enjoy a full dinner featuring a 1.5-pound fresh Maine lobster served with crisp salad, steaming corn-on-the-cob, warm garlic bread, wine and […]

$85

Yoga in the Vines

Clos LaChance @ 1 Hummingbird Ln, Gilroy, CA 95020

Beautiful views, golden hillsides and lush vineyards await you at Clos LaChance. Add to this outdoor yoga that will help you breath and open, gently stretching and unwinding, moving through flow and twists, then grounding you in balance and rest. After yoga head to the tasting room for the opportunity to try reserve wines.Yoga 9:30 […]

Welcome Back Monarchs Day

Natural Bridges State Beach 2531 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz

Join us in welcoming the monarchs back to the park, where they will spend the winter. Enjoy arts and crafts, active games for kids, live music by the 5Ms, hand-cranked “monarch” pumpkin-flavored ice cream, information booths on monarch butterflies and butterfly gardens, and more! Free event. Vehicle day-use fee is $10. For more information, call […]

free

Heritage Harvest Festival

Wilder Ranch State Park Hwy 1, Santa Cruz

Celebrate! The harvest is in! See historic tractors, living history demonstrations, and live music, make crafts, and participate in harvest-time activities and games. Draft horse wagon rides available. Food available for sale, including hand-cranked pumpkin ice cream and apple tasting, or bring a picnic lunch. Free event. Vehicle day-use fee is $10. For more information, call […]

Free

Open House at the Castro Adobe: Earthquakes and our Adobe

Castro Adobe State Historic Park 184 Old Adobe Road, Watsonville

Our adobe’s story should have ended with 1989’s Loma Prieta earthquake, but the right choices at the right times kept our story alive. Please join us for a snack from our restored cocina, look at how historical earthquakes affected our adobe and the people who lived here, the monumental work done to reconstruct our adobe […]

Free

Conservation Committee Meeting

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

The Conservation Committee discusses and reviews conservation issues that are affecting Santa Cruz County, including conservation topics such as forestry, wildlife habitats, water, transportation, pollution, preservation of heritage trees, and more. This Committee provides recommended actions to the Executive Committee regarding how to address these issues, such as writing letters to officials stating the Sierra […]

Monthly Walking Tours

Gilroy Museum @ 195 Fifth Street, Gilroy, CA 95020 Gilroy

If you would like to know about Gilroy’s history, theses tours will not disappoint. Meet in front of the Gilroy Museum, 195 Fifth Street, unless otherwise specified below.January 4 – MONTEREY STREETFebruary 1 – BUNGALOWSMarch 7 – WOMEN’S HISTORY TOURApril 4 – OLD GILROY I (Railroad and Alexander Streets)May 2 – OLD GILROY II (Forest […]

Open House at the Castro Adobe: Thankful for our Stewards

Castro Adobe State Historic Park 184 Old Adobe Road, Watsonville

We have a lot to be thankful for! Thanks to the hard work of many, many people over the last 170-odd years, the opening of the Castro Adobe as our newest State Historic Park, and the first such park in Watsonville, is imminent. Come join us to help say thanks to all the stewards of […]

Free

148th Anniversary of Pigeon Point Lighthouse

Pigeon Point Light Station State Historic Park 210 Pigeon Point Road, Pescadero

Celebrate the 148th anniversary of Pigeon Point Light Station with tours, information booths, live music, face painting, children’s activities, a food truck, and a native plant sale. The visitor center and park store will remain open through 7pm to show off the first order Fresnel lens, the original lighthouse beacon. Free event. For more information, please […]

148th Anniversary Celebration of Pigeon Point Lighthouse

Pigeon Point Light Station State Historic Park 210 Pigeon Point Road, Pescadero

Celebrate the 148th anniversary of Pigeon Point Light Station with tours, information booths, live music, face painting, children’s activities, a food truck, and a native plant sale. The visitor center and park store will remain open through 7pm to show off the first order Fresnel lens, the original lighthouse beacon. Free event. For more information, […]

free

Conservation Committee Meeting

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

The Conservation Committee discusses and reviews conservation issues that are affecting Santa Cruz County, including conservation topics such as forestry, wildlife habitats, water, transportation, pollution, preservation of heritage trees, and more. This Committee provides recommended actions to the Executive Committee regarding how to address these issues, such as writing letters to officials stating the Sierra […]

Open House at the Castro Adobe: Festivos en el Rancho!

Castro Adobe State Historic Park 184 Old Adobe Road, Watsonville

Please bring your family and join us as we celebrate the season at our adobe. Warm up with some traditional hot chocolate from our cozy cocina, make new friends over games and crafts, and relax with some festive music. Rain or shine, staff and volunteers will make themselves available to share the stories of the […]

Holidays on the Ranch

Wilder Ranch State Park Hwy 1, Santa Cruz

Celebrate the warmth of the holiday season on this day of family fun. Participate in early 20th century holiday crafts and games, decorate cookies, and make wreaths and candles. Draft horse wagon rides available. Baked goods available for sale. Free event. Vehicle day-use fee is $10. For more information, call (831) 426-0505.  

Conservation Committee Meeting

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

The Conservation Committee discusses and reviews conservation issues that are affecting Santa Cruz County, including conservation topics such as forestry, wildlife habitats, water, transportation, pollution, preservation of heritage trees, and more. This Committee provides recommended actions to the Executive Committee regarding how to address these issues, such as writing letters to officials stating the Sierra […]

Colorful Cuba

Havana Havana

Colorful CubaJanuary 17th - 25th 2021 * 8N/9D throughout the best of Cuba with amazing off the path experiences!* One-of-a-kind "casa particulares" (small converted homes & guesthouses!)* Privately guided adventures and local experts throughout* Breakfast every day* 3 Dinners, 4 Lunches INCLUDED* Legal, licensed & permitted program with all USA compliance requirements met under the […]

Conservation Committee Meeting

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

The Conservation Committee discusses and reviews conservation issues that are affecting Santa Cruz County, including conservation topics such as forestry, wildlife habitats, water, transportation, pollution, preservation of heritage trees, and more. This Committee provides recommended actions to the Executive Committee regarding how to address these issues, such as writing letters to officials stating the Sierra […]

Conservation Committee Meeting

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

The Conservation Committee discusses and reviews conservation issues that are affecting Santa Cruz County, including conservation topics such as forestry, wildlife habitats, water, transportation, pollution, preservation of heritage trees, and more. This Committee provides recommended actions to the Executive Committee regarding how to address these issues, such as writing letters to officials stating the Sierra […]

Costa Rica All Inclusive Safari!

Doka Estate Costa Rica Coffee Tour & Plantation Alajuela

March 4th- March 12th 2021 Go here to sign up: https://photoflytravel.org/tour/costa-rica-all-inclusive-group-tours/ Each year we have a wonderful experience traveling through Costa Rica. Our friends at PhotoFly Travel Club (http://www.photoflytravel.com/) have masterfully planned this tropical adventure which is always a blast. New, exciting twists and turns each year! Check out the highlights below and email us […]

Conservation Committee Meeting

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

The Conservation Committee discusses and reviews conservation issues that are affecting Santa Cruz County, including conservation topics such as forestry, wildlife habitats, water, transportation, pollution, preservation of heritage trees, and more. This Committee provides recommended actions to the Executive Committee regarding how to address these issues, such as writing letters to officials stating the Sierra […]

Conservation Committee Meeting

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

The Conservation Committee discusses and reviews conservation issues that are affecting Santa Cruz County, including conservation topics such as forestry, wildlife habitats, water, transportation, pollution, preservation of heritage trees, and more. This Committee provides recommended actions to the Executive Committee regarding how to address these issues, such as writing letters to officials stating the Sierra […]

Ultimate Botswana Safari and Best of Cape Town

Moremi Game Reserve Ngamiland East

May 1st – 10th 2021 Okavango Delta: Africa’s Last Eden & Captivating Cape Town & South Africa’s Southern Coast Join Here: https://photoflytravel.org/tour/botswana-okavango-safari-cape-town-group-tours/ E-mail us at [email protected] for the daily itinerary! Our friends at PhotoFly Travel Club have created a magical adventure combining Africa’s largest inland delta wonderland with South Africa’s “Mother City”, Cape Town, & […]

Conservation Committee Meeting

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

The Conservation Committee discusses and reviews conservation issues that are affecting Santa Cruz County, including conservation topics such as forestry, wildlife habitats, water, transportation, pollution, preservation of heritage trees, and more. This Committee provides recommended actions to the Executive Committee regarding how to address these issues, such as writing letters to officials stating the Sierra […]

Wonders of the Galapagos

Galapagos Islands, Ecuador Guide Islas Plaza, Puerto Ayora

Our friends at Photofly Travel Club ( https://www.photoflytravel.com/ ) have planned an exotic adventure to keep warm this winter & experience the best nature has to offer! We're all invited! June 17th - June 23rd 2021 Go here to sign up: https://photoflytravel.org/tour/galapagos-small-group-tours/ E-mail us at [email protected] for the daily itinerary! We've built another extremely unique […]

Virtual Hike

During this period of Social Distancing, I want to give all Hikers / Walkers / Dog Walkers an outlet to share and enjoy the outdoors virtually together. While you are taking your solitude walks, hikes, strolls take a few photos (or selfies), and tell us your adventure stories. Feel free to ask each other questions. […]

Conservation Committee Meeting

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

The Conservation Committee discusses and reviews conservation issues that are affecting Santa Cruz County, including conservation topics such as forestry, wildlife habitats, water, transportation, pollution, preservation of heritage trees, and more. This Committee provides recommended actions to the Executive Committee regarding how to address these issues, such as writing letters to officials stating the Sierra […]

Virtual Hike

During this period of Social Distancing, I want to give all Hikers / Walkers / Dog Walkers an outlet to share and enjoy the outdoors virtually together. While you are taking your solitude walks, hikes, strolls take a few photos (or selfies), and tell us your adventure stories. Feel free to ask each other questions. […]

Virtual Hike

During this period of Social Distancing, I want to give all Hikers / Walkers / Dog Walkers an outlet to share and enjoy the outdoors virtually together. While you are taking your solitude walks, hikes, strolls take a few photos (or selfies), and tell us your adventure stories. Feel free to ask each other questions. […]

Virtual Hike

During this period of Social Distancing, I want to give all Hikers / Walkers / Dog Walkers an outlet to share and enjoy the outdoors virtually together. While you are taking your solitude walks, hikes, strolls take a few photos (or selfies), and tell us your adventure stories. Feel free to ask each other questions. […]

Virtual Hike

During this period of Social Distancing, I want to give all Hikers / Walkers / Dog Walkers an outlet to share and enjoy the outdoors virtually together. While you are taking your solitude walks, hikes, strolls take a few photos (or selfies), and tell us your adventure stories. Feel free to ask each other questions. […]

Virtual Hike

During this period of Social Distancing, I want to give all Hikers / Walkers / Dog Walkers an outlet to share and enjoy the outdoors virtually together. While you are taking your solitude walks, hikes, strolls take a few photos (or selfies), and tell us your adventure stories. Feel free to ask each other questions. […]

Conservation Committee Meeting

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

The Conservation Committee discusses and reviews conservation issues that are affecting Santa Cruz County, including conservation topics such as forestry, wildlife habitats, water, transportation, pollution, preservation of heritage trees, and more. This Committee provides recommended actions to the Executive Committee regarding how to address these issues, such as writing letters to officials stating the Sierra […]

Virtual Hike

During this period of Social Distancing, I want to give all Hikers / Walkers / Dog Walkers an outlet to share and enjoy the outdoors virtually together. While you are taking your solitude walks, hikes, strolls take a few photos (or selfies), and tell us your adventure stories. Feel free to ask each other questions. […]

Virtual Hike

During this period of Social Distancing, I want to give all Hikers / Walkers / Dog Walkers an outlet to share and enjoy the outdoors virtually together. While you are taking your solitude walks, hikes, strolls take a few photos (or selfies), and tell us your adventure stories. Feel free to ask each other questions. […]

Virtual Hike

During this period of Social Distancing, I want to give all Hikers / Walkers / Dog Walkers an outlet to share and enjoy the outdoors virtually together. While you are taking your solitude walks, hikes, strolls take a few photos (or selfies), and tell us your adventure stories. Feel free to ask each other questions. […]

Virtual Hike

During this period of Social Distancing, I want to give all Hikers / Walkers / Dog Walkers an outlet to share and enjoy the outdoors virtually together. While you are taking your solitude walks, hikes, strolls take a few photos (or selfies), and tell us your adventure stories. Feel free to ask each other questions. […]

Play Board Games

Bella Viva Ristorante e Caffe 7423 Monterey St, Gilroy

We play all kinds of board games but mostly light- to medium-weight euro-games, super-fillers, and card games.  Hope to game with you soon!

Conservation Committee Meeting

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

The Conservation Committee discusses and reviews conservation issues that are affecting Santa Cruz County, including conservation topics such as forestry, wildlife habitats, water, transportation, pollution, preservation of heritage trees, and more. This Committee provides recommended actions to the Executive Committee regarding how to address these issues, such as writing letters to officials stating the Sierra […]

Sierra Club Santa Cruz Group Executive Committee

Louden Nelson Senior Center 301 Center St, Santa Cruz

Monthly meeting of the Santa Cruz Group executive committee. Public welcome. Agendas for meetings posted here at least a couple days before the meeting: https://www.sierraclub.org/ventana/santa-cruz/executive-committee-meetings-agendas-and-minutes

Play Board Games

Bella Viva Ristorante e Caffe 7423 Monterey St, Gilroy

We play all kinds of board games but mostly light- to medium-weight euro-games, super-fillers, and card games.  Hope to game with you soon!

Conservation Committee Meeting

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Seaside

The Conservation Committee discusses and reviews conservation issues that are affecting Santa Cruz County, including conservation topics such as forestry, wildlife habitats, water, transportation, pollution, preservation of heritage trees, and more. This Committee provides recommended actions to the Executive Committee regarding how to address these issues, such as writing letters to officials stating the Sierra […]

SCVMTFC General Meeting

Due to COVID-19 and until further notice, the General meeting will be held through Zoom at 7:30 PM on the third Friday of each month. Contact one of the Board members for Zoom information. Also, look out for the invite in your email. We look forward to your attendance

Social Hour

Social hour at 7:30 PM through Zoom. Contact one of the Board members for Zoom information. Also, look out for the invite in your email. We look forward to your attendance.

SCVMTFC General Meeting

Due to COVID-19 and until further notice, the General meeting will be held through Zoom at 7:30 PM on the third Friday of each month. Contact one of the Board members for Zoom information. Also, look out for the invite in your email. We look forward to your attendance