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APRIL IS HEALTHY PEOPLE HEALTHY TRAILS MONTH

April

  • Apr 17

    Botanic Garden - Senior Day

    1212 Mission Canyon Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93105

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  • Apr 17

    Storywalk© at the Park

    1400 Santa Barbara St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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  • Apr 19

    Sierra Club Hike - Weekly on Friday Mornings

    SB Mission, Laguna & Los Olivos St, Santa Barbara, CA

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  • Apr 20

    Earth Day 4.20.24 | Guadalupe Coastal Clean-up

    The Guadalupe Veterans Parking Lot, Guadalupe, CA 93434

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  • Apr 20

    Cachuma Lake Recreation Area Nature Walks

    1 Lakeview Dr. Santa Barbara, CA 93105

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  • Apr 20

    Arroyo Hondo Preserve - Nature Hike

    15550 El Camino Real, Goleta, CA 93117

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  • Apr 20

    Carpinteria Salt Marsh Nature Park - Weekly on Saturdays

    Sandyland and Ash Avenue, Carpinteria, CA 93013

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  • Apr 21

    Arroyo Hondo Preserve - Nature Hike

    15550 El Camino Real, Goleta, CA 93117

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  • Apr 24

    Storywalk© at the Park

    1400 Santa Barbara St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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  • Apr 26

    Morning Bird Walk with Scot Pipkin

    1212 Mission Canyon Rd. Santa Barbara, CA 93105

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  • Apr 26

    Sierra Club Hike - Weekly on Friday Mornings

    SB Mission, Laguna & Los Olivos St, Santa Barbara, CA

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  • Apr 27

    Exploring the Trails of Orcutt

    5800 South Bradley Road Orcutt, CA 93455

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  • Apr 27

    Cachuma Lake Recreation Area Nature Walks

    1 Lakeview Dr. Santa Barbara, CA 93105

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  • Apr 27

    Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival

    1400 Santa Barbara St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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  • Apr 27

    Carpinteria Salt Marsh Nature Park - Weekly on Saturdays

    Sandyland and Ash Avenue, Carpinteria, CA 93013

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  • Apr 28

    Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival

    1400 Santa Barbara St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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The Healthy People Healthy Trails Sponsors

Meet the organizations that make it all happen.
Sansum Clinic
Sansum Clinic
Santa Barbara County Trails Council
Santa Barbara County Trails Council
Healthy Lompoc Coalition
Healthy Lompoc Coalition
Santa Barbara Park & Recreation
Santa Barbara Park & Recreation
CenCal Health
CenCal Health
Santa Barbara County Public Health
Santa Barbara County Public Health

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Hiking in the Santa Ynez Mountains
April 11, 2024

Benefits of Outdoor Activities for Physical and Mental Health

Discover the enriching effects of senior outdoor activities on physical and mental health in our latest blog on the top benefits of senior outdoor activities.

Hiking on the Gaviota coast
April 4, 2024

Let’s Get Moving in April!

During April 2024, organizations across Santa Barbara County will host events to connect people to an active life and connect them to the outdoors. Lace-up your shoes and get ready to explore! We celebrate Healthy People Healthy Trails Month in April, encouraging everyone to embrace the outdoors and experience the countless benefits of walking, hiking, and exploring nature trails. Healthy People Healthy Trails Month is a call to action for individuals and families to get

County Supervisors
April 16, 2023

Healthy People Healthy Trails Recognized by BOS

On Tuesday, April 4th, 2023, the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors issued a resolution declaring April to be Healthy People Healthy Trails Month. County Public Health and County Parks sponsored the resolution. Mark Wilkinson, Executive Director of the Santa Barbara County Trails Council, thanked the Board for their support and acknowledged the Healthy People Healthy Trails steering committee members and the organizations in Santa Barbara County that make promoting outdoor activities in a natural

Celebrate the great outdoors
April 5, 2023

April is a Month to Celebrate

April 2023 has been designated the inaugural Healthy People Healthy Trails Month in Santa Barbara County by a network of organizations that will host some 40 events to encourage greater use, awareness and stewardship of the abundant local parks and trail systems under the campaign: Let’s Get Moving! Activities throughout the month, like guided hikes and educational gatherings, are geared toward promoting greater access and enjoyment of trails, parks and open spaces as key tools

Trails + Art Article in Montecito Journal
July 1, 2021

Trails + Art Exhibit in Montecito Journal

In her June 24th, 2021 article, author Joanne Calitri, captures the spirit of the collaboration between the artists who created art from vistas looking over a dozen trails and the organizations that came together to make a new exposition at the Wildling Museum of Art and Nature happen. The exhibit is titled Art from the Trail: Exploring the Natural Beauty of Santa Barbara County, which celebrates outdoor treasures here on the Central Coast. The exhibition is open now

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