Jun
28
Fri
Who Lives Here? Jr. Ranger Program @ King Gillete Ranch Tickets
Jun 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Who Lives Here? Jr. Ranger Program @ King Gillete Ranch

Join a ranger and learn something cool about the many different owls in the Santa Monica Mountains. Practice your scientific exploration skills with an owl pellet dissection activity. Earn a Jr. Ranger badge and get sworn in by a ranger! Family friendly fun for all ages.

Jun
29
Sat
Kids Story Time & Nature Walk-Books & Trails, Kids 4-10 yrs Franklin Canyon @ Sooky Goldman Nature Center-Franklin Canyon Tickets
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kids Story Time & Nature Walk-Books & Trails, Kids 4-10 yrs Franklin Canyon @ Sooky Goldman Nature Center-Franklin Canyon

Join a Franklin Canyon Docent for a nature-themed Story Time followed by a Guided Nature Walk around the lake at Franklin Canyon.
Recommended ages are 4-10.
Please be on time, as not all Story Time readings happen inside the Nature Center

Bird Beak Buffet Jr. Ranger Program @ King Gillete Ranch Tickets
Jun 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Bird Beak Buffet Jr. Ranger Program @ King Gillete Ranch

How do birds eat their food? Why are beaks so many different shapes and sizes? Earn a junior ranger pin by joining a park ranger in an fun activity to discover how different beaks help birds eat many kinds of foods! Drop in any time between 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM for this 15 minute activity!

Who Lives Here? Jr. Ranger Program @ Rancho Sierra Vista Tickets
Jun 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Who Lives Here? Jr. Ranger Program @ Rancho Sierra Vista

Join a ranger and learn something cool about the many different owls in the Santa Monica Mountains. Practice your scientific exploration skills with an owl pellet dissection activity. Earn a Jr. Ranger badge and get sworn in by a ranger! Family friendly fun for all ages.

Jun
30
Sun
Meet the Pumas in the Park @ King Gillete Ranch Tickets
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Meet the Pumas in the Park @ King Gillete Ranch

Join a ranger talk about the protection and survival of the park’s last large mammal carnivores. Learn about what wildlife biologists are discovering from a 17-year study and explore the puma’s unique challenges in the nation’s largest urban park. Walk will be about 2 miles round trip. Bring sun protection, water and sturdy shoes. Meet at water fountain at Visitor Center.

Junior Ranger Program @ Rancho Sierra Vista Tickets
Jun 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Junior Ranger Program @ Rancho Sierra Vista

Learn how to become a Junior Ranger for the Santa Monica Mountains. Activites include learning about the Chumash history and playing a game with a ranger.

This ranger led activity is for all ages!

Junior Ranger Program @ King Gillete Ranch Tickets
Jun 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Junior Ranger Program @ King Gillete Ranch

Learn how to become a Junior Ranger for the Santa Monica Mountains. Activites include learning about the Chumash history and playing a game with a ranger.

This ranger led activity is for all ages!

Jul
5
Fri
Junior Ranger Program @ King Gillete Ranch Tickets
Jul 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Junior Ranger Program @ King Gillete Ranch

Learn how to become a Junior Ranger for the Santa Monica Mountains. Activites include learning about the Chumash history and playing a game with a ranger.

This ranger led activity is for all ages!

Jul
6
Sat
Birds of the Santa Monica Mountains at the King Gillette Ranch @ Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Center Tickets
Jul 6 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Birds of the Santa Monica Mountains at the King Gillette Ranch @ Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Center | Calabasas | California | United States

Bring your binoculars, bird guide, and/or camera and join us for an easy bird walk around the grounds of King Gillette Ranch. This area attracts many songbirds, water birds, woodpeckers, and raptors and we are always treated to something interesting. Kids are welcome and the walk is less than a mile at a very easy pace as we stop often to observe the birds.

 

We leave promptly at 8:30 from the flagpole. Heavy rain cancels (but I will be there for anyone who wants to walk in it!). See you there!

Movie Magic Hike @ Franklin Canyon-Sooky Goldman Nature Center Tickets
Jul 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Movie Magic Hike @ Franklin Canyon-Sooky Goldman Nature Center

Join our resident film enthusiast for a guided hike to view film and television locations, and learn the Hollywood history of Franklin Canyon. Franklin Canyon has been the chosen film location for Hollywood productions since the silent film era. Come and walk in the steps of Andy Griffith, Capt Kirk, and Clark Gable.
Meets outside the Sooky Goldman Nature Center.