The City of Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Department invites teens in grades 7 through 12 to participate in the City’s “Fall Teen Trails Hiking Club 2017.” Excursions will be held on Saturdays.

Teens earn incentives for each hike and reap health and social benefits. The scheduled hikes are as follows:

Saturday, September 2nd: Harmony Headlands Trails, Cayucos. This trail is easy and fairly flat with wide trails and has an amazing panoramic view as hikers reach the ocean.

Saturday, October 28th: The Point Buchon Trail, Los Osos. This is an easy/moderate level trail that has minimal elevation change and excellent views.

All hikes are free. Transportation to the hiking trails will be provided to and from the Abel Maldonado Community Youth Center departing at 9:00 a.m. and are offered at no additional charge.

A waiver must be signed prior to each hike. Participants can register online at or at the Abel Maldonado Community Youth Center, 600 South McClelland Street, or at the Recreation and Parks Department, 615 South McClelland Street.

Questions may be directed to the Recreation and Parks Department at 925-0951 extension 2260.