Day Hike @ Caballero Canyon Lower Trailhead
Sep 21 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
Day Hike @ Caballero Canyon Lower Trailhead
8:00 am
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Moderately paced 8- to 10-mile hike into northern Topanga State Park. Meet at 8 a.m. at Caballero Canyon lower trailhead in Tarzana. Bring 2 quarts water, lunch, sturdy hiking footwear, hat, sunscreen. Rain cancels. Directions: From […]
Malibu Heroes 6K @ Paramount Ranch
Sep 23 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am
Malibu Heroes 6K @ Paramount Ranch | Agoura Hills | California | United States
8:00 am
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Join the movement on September 23rd in beautiful Paramount Ranch, where all are invited to run/walk 6 kilometers – not 5! – in recognition of the extra distance those in recovery from substance abuse and mental […]
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fire Recovery at Headwaters Corner @ Headwaters Corner | Calabasas | California | United States
9:00 am
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Mountains Restoration Trust is working to restore the hillsides around Headwaters Corner and Dry Canyon Creek after a massive fire in June 2016. Come join us for a morning outdoors! Lend a hand with our […]
Bowtie Field Day @ Bowtie Project
Sep 23 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Bowtie Field Day @ Bowtie Project | Los Angeles | California | United States
3:00 pm
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Enjoy an afternoon of outdoor activities along the Los Angeles River at the Bowtie Project. This free program is open to all ages, with activities and walks led by CA State Park rangers, Bowtie Project […]
Autumn Equinox Hike @ Franklin Canyon
Sep 23 @ 7:00 pm
Autumn Equinox Hike @ Franklin Canyon | Beverly Hills | California | United States
7:00 pm
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Come hike and celebrate the day that makes and represents the change of summer to fall. Hike up a moderate trail at sunset, identifying plants and stopping at a spectacular viewpoint overlook to discuss seasonal […]
Park After Dark: The "Ghosts" of Paramount Ranch @ Paramount Ranch  | Agoura Hills | California | United States
7:00 pm
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Go behind the scenes with a ranger at Paramount Ranch after dark and learn about the “ghosts” of its past. Which big-name Hollywood actors once walked the Western Town’s streets? Why did the racetrack shut […]
Beach and Wetlands Birdwatching @ Malibu Lagoon State Beach
Sep 24 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
Beach and Wetlands Birdwatching @ Malibu Lagoon State Beach | Malibu | California | United States
8:30 am
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Santa Monica Bay Audubon Society presents a morning of birdwatching. Adult Walk 8:30 a.m. – Beginner and experienced, 2-3 hours. 40-75 species depending on season. We look at everything during this leisurely walk to the […]
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Birdwatching for Young Children and Parents @ Malibu Lagoon State Beach | Malibu | California | United States
10:00 am
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Santa Monica Bay Audubon Society presents a morning of birdwatching. Children and Parents Walk 10:00 a.m. – One hour session, 40 to 75 species possible. We meet at the metal-shaded viewing area between parking lot […]
Set to Screen @ Paramount Ranch
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Set to Screen @ Paramount Ranch | Agoura Hills | California | United States
10:00 am
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Learn the secrets that turn a dusty set into a realistic town. Join us on this easy-paced walk behind the scenes to discover the illusions and history of this Ranch. Rain or predicted rain cancels. […]
Hike @ Las Virgenes Canyon
Sep 26 @ 8:00 am
Hike @ Las Virgenes Canyon | Calabasas | California | United States
8:00 am
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Hike on a picturesque trail and along a seasonal stream among the beautiful grasslands of Simi Hills. This is a moderately paced 6-mile, 800’ gain hike. Meet 8:00 AM at trailhead kiosk. From 101 Ventura […]
Day Hike @ Las Virgenes Canyon
Sep 28 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
Day Hike @ Las Virgenes Canyon  | Calabasas | California | United States
8:00 am
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Moderately paced 8- to 9-mile, 800’ to 1200’ gain hike in delightful canyon, with various options depending on weather. Meet at 8 a.m. at the trailhead kiosk. Directions: From 101 Ventura Fwy, take Las Virgenes […]
National Public Lands Day @ Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Center
Sep 30 all-day
National Public Lands Day @ Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Center | Calabasas | California | United States
12:00 am
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Volunteers will assist in native plant restoration and the beautification of the garden at the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area visitor center. Duties will include weed removal, mulching, irrigation, watering, display cleaning/repair, and other […]
Sep 30 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
San Fernando Valley Audubon Young Birders Group Walk @ Franklin Canyon Park | Beverly Hills | California | United States
9:00 am
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A Young Birder is any young person who is serious about birding, knows some birds, and is willing to learn. SFVAS conducts Young Birders Group walks to foster that learning, helping to create the next […]
Growing Strong @ King Gillete Ranch
Sep 30 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Growing Strong @ King Gillete Ranch | Calabasas | California | United States
9:30 am
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Do you have what it takes to make it out in the Santa Monica Mountains? The plants here sure do! Come join us for a talk on the adaptations that the plants must have to […]
Park After Dark: The "Ghosts" of Paramount Ranch @ Paramount Ranch  | Agoura Hills | California | United States
7:00 pm
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Go behind the scenes with a ranger at Paramount Ranch after dark and learn about the “ghosts” of its past. Which big-name Hollywood actors once walked the Western Town’s streets? Why did the racetrack shut […]
Oct 1 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Fire: Death, Destruction, and Resurrection @ Rancho Sierra Vista
8:00 am
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Come join us for a morning hike outdoors! Learn how fire effects our rare Mediterranean vegetation and the life cycles it goes through. We will walk through some previously burned areas on a moderately paced […]
Sunday Bird Walk @ Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve
Oct 1 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Sunday Bird Walk @ Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve | Los Angeles | California | United States
8:00 am
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Our Sunday walks are easy, informative, and fun. No birdwatching expertise is required. Binoculars are (almost) a must — loaners are available if you contact the walk leader in advance. The Reserve contains a lake […]
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Make a Native American Leather Bag Necklace @ Rancho Sierra Vista | California | United States
10:00 am
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Make a leather bag with Cherokee Artists Matthew “WhiteBear” and Marc “SmilingWolf” McMasters.   RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Please be on time. Materials will be provided. All ages welcome.   To make reservations please email: razsa_cruz@nps.gov or […]
Oct 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Make a Native American Leather Bag Necklace @ Rancho Sierra Vista | California | United States
1:00 pm
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Make a leather bag with Cherokee Artists Matthew “WhiteBear” and Marc “SmilingWolf” McMasters.   RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Please be on time. Materials will be provided. All ages welcome.   To make reservations please email: razsa_cruz@nps.gov or […]
Oct 5 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
Day Hike to China Flat & Simi Peak @ Simi Hills | Oak Park | California | United States
8:00 am
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Moderately paced 8-mile, 1300’ gain hike in Simi Hills through chaparral, grasslands, and oaks, with great views from a 2,403’ peak. Meet at 8 a.m. at Lindero Cyn Rd trailhead. From 101 Fwy, take Lindero […]
Full Moon Hike @ Franklin Canyon
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Full Moon Hike @ Franklin Canyon | Beverly Hills | California | United States
7:00 pm
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Join us for our monthly full moon hike! It will be a moderate hike that begins at 7:00pm at the Franklin Canyon Ranch Parking Lot. This hike will approximately take 2 1/2 hours covering about […]
Calabasas Blue Habitat Restoration @ Juan Bautista de Anza Park
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Calabasas Blue Habitat Restoration @ Juan Bautista de Anza Park | Agoura Hills | California | United States
9:00 am
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Join Mountains Restoration Trust to help restore native grasslands in the foothills west of Juan Bautista De Anza Park in Calabasas. Native grasses, including purple needlegrass and creeping wild rye, and flowering perennials and shrubs […]
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Movie Magic in Franklin Canyon @ Franklin Canyon | Beverly Hills | California | United States
9:00 am
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A recurring 1st Saturday of the month hike from 9:00am – 11:00am. It’s an easy hike that meets at Sooky Goldman Nature Center at 9:00am. We’ll be “filmmakers” talking about the movie we’re making. We’ll […]
Coyote Scat ID Party @ NPS Headquarters
Oct 7 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
Coyote Scat ID Party @ NPS Headquarters | Thousand Oaks | California | United States
10:30 am
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Come work with biologists from Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area to dissect sterilized coyote scat (poop!) collected in the Conejo Valley area, and to identify the contents! We will provide protective equipment and tools. Please […]
Conejo Valley Audubon Birdwalk @ Rancho Sierra Vista
Oct 8 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Conejo Valley Audubon Birdwalk @ Rancho Sierra Vista
8:00 am
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We expect to see woodpeckers, orioles, hummingbirds, swallows, and more at this great park. In the grassland we should be able to find gnatcatchers and California Thrasher. Raptors observed here include White-tailed Kite, Red-tailed Hawk, […]
7th Annual Will Rogers Art Exhibit and Sale @ Will Rogers State Historic Park
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
7th Annual Will Rogers Art Exhibit and Sale @ Will Rogers State Historic Park | Los Angeles | California | United States
10:00 am
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The Allied Artists of the Santa Monica Mountains and Seashore is hosting its seventh annual Will Rogers Art Show and Sale at the beautiful Will Rogers State Historic Park. A portion of art sales is […]
Hike @ King Gillette Ranch
Oct 10 @ 8:00 am
Hike @ King Gillette Ranch | Calabasas | California | United States
8:00 am
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Take a moderately paced 5-mile, 600′-elevation gain hike around old Gillette Ranch, where the visitor center for the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area is located. Witness beautiful valley and coast live oak savanna, grasslands, […]
Oct 12 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
Day Hike to Nike Missile Radar Site @ Caballero Canyon | Los Angeles | California | United States
8:00 am
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Moderately paced 8-mile, 1100’ gain hike with great mountain and valley views. Meet at 8 a.m. at lower Caballero Canyon trailhead in Tarzana (east side of Reseda Blvd. across from entrance to Braemar Country Club). […]
Oct 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Park After Dark: Sunset Tarantula Hike @ Rancho Sierra Vista | California | United States
5:00 pm
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It’s the season for migrating male Tarantulas! Take a sunset stroll as we search for male tarantulas looking for potential mates. Along the hike rangers will share facts about these traveling tarantulas. Who knows, you […]
Family and Beginners Bird and Nature Walk @ Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve (see directions below)
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Family and Beginners Bird and Nature Walk @ Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve (see directions below)
9:00 am
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Join us for the first Family and Beginner walk of the season. Enjoy the Wildlife lake, the birds and anything else we see! Binoculars to be borrowed. Directions: Take Woodley from Burbank Blvd driving towards […]