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Sage Trail Alliance has provided some 2000 hours of volunteer work each year to care for the Santa Barbara trails. Founded in 1988, our mission is and has always been to maintain and improve our trails to reduce risk and increase the enjoyment of all users.

What we do:

Educate – Responsible trail use, respect, and education of all trail users.
Maintain – The design & maintenance of environmentally & socially sustainable trails.
Protect – Provide responsible care for public lands through continued stewardship.

2019 Events

04/06 – Saturday –  State Trails Day – Hot Springs Trail and Romero Canyon Trail

04/10 – Elings Wednesday Work Session

05/01 – Elings Wednesday Work Session

05/11 – Saturday – Tequepis Trail Work

05/22 – Wednesday – Elings Wednesday Work Session

06/05 – Wednesday – Elings Wednesday Work Session

06/08 – Saturday – Cold Spring Work and Ride – National Trails Day

06/19 – Wednesday – Elings Wednesday Work Session

06/22 – Saturday- Membership Party! 2pm – 5pm @ Elings Park BMX

07/14 – Sunday – Cold Spring Trail Work and Ride

08/11 – Sunday – Jesusita Trail Work Facebook Event

08/21 – Wednesday – Elings Trail Work Wednesday

09/08 – Sunday – Inspiration Point and Lower Tunnel Trail Work

09/21 – Saturday – National Public Lands Day Collaborative Event – Santa Barbara, CA

09/28 – Saturday – National Public Lands Day Collaborative Event – Ojai, CA

10/13 – Trail Work Day TBC

11/10 -Trail Work Day TBC Day  before Veterans day

12/08 – Trail Work Day TBC

Our Trails

OPEN

FRONT COUNTRY TRAILS:
Buena Vista – (■)
Cold Spring East Fork – (◆) **
Cold Spring West Fork – (■)
Elings Park – (●) **
Franklin – (■) Open to forest service boundary
Girard/McMenemy– (■) 
Hot Springs – (■)
Jesusita – (◆) **
Lower Romero  – (◆)
Romero Fire Road – (■)
San Antonio Creek – (●)
Tunnel – (◆◆) **
Upper McMenemy– (■)


BACK COUNTRY TRAILS (inland side of Camino Cielo ridge):
Aliso – (■)
Arroyo Burro– (■)
Camuesa – (■) **
Lower Santa Cruz – (■) Open from Lower Trailhead to 19 Oaks Trail
Matias Potrero – (■)
Snyder – (■)
Tequepis – (■)

CLOSED

FRONT COUNTRY TRAILS:
San Ysidro – (◆) ** Closed to forest service boundary

BACK COUNTRY TRAILS (inland side of Camino Cielo ridge):
Santa Cruz –(◆) ** Closed (Above 19 Oaks)

*Difficulty:   Expert – (◆◆), Advanced – (◆),  Intermediate – (■), Beginner – (●)  **- Classics

Latest Sage Trail Alliance News

Elings Trail Work Wednesday

Wednesday, June 19th 2019 We cleared a lot of brush today, opening up the Burro…

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Cold Spring Shuttle Trail Work Day

Saturday, June 8th 2019 Epic Day! We had nearly 50 volunteers today! Thank you everyone!!…

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Elings Trail Work Wednesday

Elings Trail Work WednesdayWednesday, June 5th 2019 Today we had a group of 12 Volunteers!,…

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