To date we've had over 4000 guests visit Rancho Ventura for our hikes to Two Trees! The Winter Hike Series will begin at our trail route from Barlow Canyon and
To date we’ve had over 4000 guests visit Rancho Ventura for our hikes to Two Trees! The Winter Hike Series will begin at our trail route from Barlow Canyon and will lead up to Two Trees and back.
About the Event:
Guests will meet at the Entrance to Barlow Canyon off Foothill Road. Due to the nature of the terrain the hikes can be considered moderately difficult and out-and-back up and down steep slopes. The distance from Barlow Canyon to Two trees is approximately 1.5 miles with an elevation gain of 716 feet over the course of the hike four an out and back trip of around 3 miles. Average hike times take between an hour to an hour an a half. We ask all attending to:
Wear proper attire for the weather on the given day.
Wear appropriate footwear.
Pace themselves during the duration of the hike according to their ability.
Bring water or a sports drink for hydration.
Bring a camera for photo opportunities.
Guests will get to visit the permanently preserved land in the Ventura Hillsides, take in incredible views overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Channel Islands and the Cities of Ventura and Oxnard, and the Los Padres National Forest and Topa Topa Mountains to the North and Santa Monica Mountains to the Southeast. There will be incredible photo opportunities due to the viewshed clarity in the Fall and Winter months. Hike leaders will teach the story of the land, History of Two Trees, facts about wildlife and more during the hike. Pre-registry is required to attend the event.
Notes: Hikes will be rescheduled in the event of bad weather including rain. All guests are requires to sign waiver of liability at the onset of each outing. Hikes are limited to 100 guests. Parking space is limited to 40 vehicles so guests are urged to consider carpooling.
(Saturday) 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Barlow Canyon Trailhead at Rancho Ventura Conservation Trust
Barlow Canyon Rd and Foothill Rd, Ventura