All Volunteers Welcome!

  • Work on Saturday or Sunday or BOTH! Late Friday afternoon we caravan to the campsite - NO trail work scheduled.
  • No trail work experience needed!
  • There is a fun job for everyone!
  • Help improve trails and parks for all of us to enjoy!

DIRECTIONS: Ventura Freeway to Wendy Drive in Newbury Park; South to Potrero Road, turn right; at Reino Road bear left to NPS service road (first driveway). Address is 4122 West Potrero Road. View on Google Map ("Santa Monica Mountains Trail Days").

ARRIVE: Cars will be escorted into and out of the park at designated times:
Friday - 5 pm and 7 pm
Saturday - 7:30 am and 4:30 pm
Sunday - 7:30 am
DEPART: Saturday - 4 pm and 9 pm
Sunday - 8:00 am and 2:30 pm
Tools are provided, but you can bring a pick, shovel, Pulaski, McLeod, pruning saw, or long-handled loppers.
(Please, no light-weight tools or chain saws.) Must See: Training and Safety Video (YouTube) - this video is also accessible from our website's Trailwork page
DINNER: Saturday Night Barbecue Free FOR VOLUNTEERS. Please RSVP by Tuesday April 24.
Bring appetizers and beverages. Thank-you raffles Sat. night AND Sun. after work!
WEAR: Gloves, hat, long pants, protective clothing*, sunscreen, lip balm, and work boots or sturdy shoes.
*to keep you warm/dry/comfortable as weather requires, protective eye wear/sunglasses, etc.
CAMPING: Bring your gear! BE GREEN, BRING YOUR OWN MUG! Free camping Friday and/or Saturday nights for Trail Days workers at the Danielson Multi-use Area located under the sycamores and oaks in the heart of Point Mugu State Park. Advance camping registration appreciated by April 23. Register online below or print the flyer (pdf). Print Camping Information (pdf).
PATCHES: Trail Days patches are available for $3.00 each. Patches are also available from previous years.
INFORMATION: Rain (unless torrential) does not cancel.
Santa Monica Mountains Trails Council, 818-222-4531

Register Online for Trail Days Print Trail Days Registration Form