37th Annual Santa Monica Mountains Trail Days

Friday-Sunday April 27, 28, 29 - Point Mugu State Park


The Trail Days Crew is very appreciative of our sponsors!

We are sure that you would join us without the cool swag...

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A special shout out to three of our hardworking Trail Crew Leaders who have provided raffle prizes or monetary donations: Don Brusselars, Dave Edwards and John Reyes. Many, many thanks to Virginia Grue and the numerous people who collect recyclable bottles and cans throughout the year to generate substantial cash toward purchasing raffle items!

All Volunteers Welcome!
  • Work Saturday or Sunday or BOTH! Late Friday afternoon we caravan to 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!
  • For the safety of people and dogs - No Dogs, Please!

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

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
BRING: LUNCHES, BEVERAGES, SNACKS AND WATER, INSECT REPELLANT & SUN SCREEN.
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
Mornings: Bagels and hot beverages supplied Saturday & Sunday mornings for campers.
DINNER: Saturday Night Barbecue Free FOR VOLUNTEERS and of course. Please RSVP by Tuesday April 24.
Bring appetizers and beverages. Thank-you raffles Saturday night AND Sunday 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, Barb Thomas (805) 509-3426

Register Online for Trail Days Print Trail Days Registration Form