MCAS Field Trip - JUN 12 - FULL - Visit to SLO Land Conservancy’s Santa Rita Ranch


Santa Rita Ranch Lake - photo by Judy Neuhauser 

Morro Coast Audubon Society Presents

FIELD TRIP:       Visit to SLO Land Conservancy’s Santa Rita Ranch

DATE:                  Sunday, June 12, 2022

TIME:                   8:00am to Noon

LEADER:            Tom Edell

CO-LEADER:     Mike Stiles

Trip is limited to 12 participants - A waiting list will be started once the trip is full.

Be one of the first to explore the rolling grass-covered foothills of the Santa Rita Ranch within the Santa Lucia Mountains. The crown jewel of this trip is the 234-acre foot lake, the fourth largest privately-owned lake in the county. This approximately one mile walk will be a loop around the hill with the lake house. Gentle hills, nothing steep, mostly dirt roads, mainly through grassland/oak savannah and overlooking the upper end of the lake.Wear sturdy hiking shoes, bring water, a snack + hat and sunscreen recommended. Restrooms are available.

Experience Level: All skill levels welcome

RSVP and Proof of Full COVID Vaccination Required!

Registration will open on the morning of MAY 28th. The LINK to the Field Trip’s Registration Form will ONLY be sent out on the above date via MCAS ALERT and SLOCOBIRDING. If you are not already a member of these email lists, you can join MCAS ALERT via JOIN OUR EMAIL LIST in the Footer of the MCAS website and/or SLOCOBIRDING via

Questions? Email Freddy Howell