Category Archives: Event

Forest Festival Saturday August 19th!

Saturday August 19th is the Forest Festival at Barton Flats Visitor Center! Come out and have fun! We have booths for information, arts & crafts, games for kids, gold panning and more! Get a picture with Smokey Bear and try your hand on the cross-cut saw.

10:00 to 4:30, Saturday August 19, at Barton Flats Visitor Center. The Visitor Center is approximately 7 miles east of Angelus Oaks at 41992 CA-38, Angelus Oaks, CA.

Download our flyer and distribute if  you can, the more the merrier!  forest festival 2017

Check out our photos from last year’s festival!

Thurman Flat/Mill Creek Clean-up Day Saturday August 5

Everyone is welcome at this community event!
Make a difference and join other volunteers to clean up Thurman Flats and ensure Mill Creek stays beautiful and unspoiled.  Join SGWA at the Thurman Flats Picnic Area, Saturday August 5, 9 am to 1 pm.

* Leave No Trace introduction
* Meet Smokey Bear
* Snacks and Beverages for all participants
* Get involved with _Your_ public lands.

Please bring sturdy shoes, sunscreen, gloves and a smile!

Thurman Flats Picnic Area, Hwy 38 – approximately 3 miles NE of the Mill Creek Ranger Station.

For more info please contact http://sgwa.org/contact

Thurman Flats Clean-up Day – Saturday July 1

Everyone Is Welcome!
Make a difference and join other volunteers to restore the Mill Creek recreation area to its beautiful and natural condition.  Join SGWA at the Thurman Flats Picnic Area, Saturday July 1, 9 am to 1 pm.

* Leave No Trace introduction
* Meet Smokey Bear
* Snacks and Beverages for all participants
* Get involved with _Your_ public lands.

Please bring sturdy shoes, sunscreen, gloves and a smile!

Thurman Flats Picnic Area, Hwy 38 – approximately 3 miles NE of the Mill Creek Ranger Station.

For more info please contact http://sgwa.org/contact

Mill Creek Restoration Day – Saturday June 3

Everyone Is Welcome!
Make a difference and join other volunteers to restore the Mill Creek recreation area to its beautiful and natural condition.  Join SGWA at the Thurman Flats Picnic Area, Saturday June 3, 9 am to 1 pm.

 

* Leave No Trace introduction
* Meet Smokey Bear
* Snacks and Beverages for all participants
* Get involved with _Your_ public lands.

Please bring sturdy shoes, sunscreen, gloves and a smile!

Thurman Flats Picnic Area, Hwy 38 – approximately 3 miles NE of the Mill Creek Ranger Station.

For more info please contact http://sgwa.org/contact

New Ranger Talk Schedule for Summer!

The new Ranger Talk schedule for this summer has been posted! Check it out on our Events page.

The talks begin on Saturday May 27 with our own Teddi Boston talking about her solo through-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail back in 1976. For the Memorial Day holiday we also have another talk on Sunday May 28, “The Amazing John Muir and the John Muir Trail”.

Talks begin at 7:30 p.m. and last about an hour. There is free hot chocolate and coffee. Of course bring the kids for a photo op with Smokey Bear!

SGWA Presents Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour – March 3 2017

Tickets are still available at the Mill Creek Ranger Station, or at the door. Don’t miss this great set of films!

Join the San Gorgonio Wilderness Association when the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour brings the spirit of outdoor adventure to Redlands, at the Fox Event Center on Friday March 3, 2017 at 6:30 pm.

This year’s screenings feature the world’s best mountain sport, culture and environmental films, letting you experience the thrill and challenges of the mountain environments that inspire us all.

The Banff Mountain Film Festival is the most prestigious mountain festival in the world. Right after the festival, held every fall in Banff, Alberta, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour starts to travel the globe with stops in about 450 communities and 40 countries.

The 2016/2017 World Tour features an exhilarating and provocative collection of films that explore the mountain world, highlighting new landscapes and remote cultures, and exposes audiences to exciting adventures and adrenaline-packed sports.

At each screening around the world, audiences will see a selection of award-winning films and crowd favorites from the hundreds of films entered into the annual festival.

For tickets and information go to our Events page