Field Trip: Hollister Ranch with Guy Tingos


Date & Time

Saturday, April 20, 2024
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Hollister ranch is covers several miles of coast land above Gaviota State Park. The Hollister Ranch Homeowners Association and always be supportive of having Audubon field trips to their location. If you have not been, you should make an effort to attend a trip there. There are only 20 persons allowed per trip so stay tuned in to get a reservation!

Note: this trip is for MEMBERS ONLY
Contact Dane St. George (HERE) to request a reservation.
Include your name, email address and phone number.

We will do everything we can for a safe experience, but COVID is always a risk. Additionally, SBAS may decide to cancel events should pandemic conditions warrant it. For these reasons, we ask that:

  • All attendees be vaccinated, each participant bring a mask to the event, and social distancing be practiced to the greatest extent practicable.
  • Masks be worn in car pool situations.
  • Prior to attending any bird walk or field trip, please go to for directions and event updates.

Target Birds:

  • Song birds
  • Ocean & pond waterfowl
  • Raptors
  • Perhaps an owl or two

Reservations are Mandatory:!

Reservations are required due to the 5 car and 17 person limit we are allowed to take on the property.
Please let Dane know if you are willing to drive your vehicle and how many people it can hold.
Contact Dane HERE to request a reservation, include your name, email address and phone number.
Dane Will confirm your reservation by e-mail.

Trip Leader:

Guy Tingos

Directions to the Hollister Ranch carpool location:

  • North or south, drive Hwy 101 towards Gaviota.
  • Exit Hwy 101 at the Gaviota State Beach exit.
  • As you approach the State Beach entrance, keep on the road that forks to the right and goes uphill.
  • At the top of the hill on the right is a large parking area
  • We will meet here and organize the car pooling

Other Information:

  • Bring water, snack or lunch
  • Wear comfortable shoes
  • Bring a hat
  • Binoculars a must, spotting scopes are useful

Trip Coordinator:

Dane St. George
Contact Dane for questions or additional information HERE

Sponsored By Santa Barbara Audubon Society