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Santa Photos at Two Trees

December 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

To date we've had over 5,000 guests visit Rancho Ventura for our hikes to Two Trees! This hike will begin at our trail route in Barlow Canyon and will lead up to Two Trees. This canyon is also part of the land stewarded by Rancho Ventura. Join us for a enjoyable hike to our beloved community landmark.

About the Event:

Hike with us at Rancho Ventura - Home of the Two Trees


Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 10:00am

Hike to Two Trees where you will be greeted by, and photographed with, our special guest, Santa Claus.

Family tickets are $40. Each family ticket includes the hike to Two Trees for your immediate family, a group photo with Santa Claus, including an emailed digital image, and hot cocoa for all.

Individual tickets are $20. Each individual ticket includes the hike to Two Trees, a photo with Santa Claus, including an emailed digital image, and hot cocoa.

All proceeds from this event benefitĀ Rancho Ventura - Home of the Two Trees.



General Two Trees Hike Information:
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, for an out and back trip of around 3 miles. Average hike times take between an hour to an hour and a half. We ask all attending to:

  • Wear proper attire for the weather on the given day.
  • Apply sunscreen.
  • 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. 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 or extreme heat. All guests are requires to sign waiver of liability at the onset of each outing. Hikes are limited to 200 guests. Parking space is limited to 40 vehicles so guests are urged to consider carpooling. Winter hikes may be cancelled due to inclement weather.


December 21, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Barlow Canyon
3999 Foothill Rd
Ventura, CA 93003 United States
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