Book a Virtual Field Trip for Your Class

Programs are currently fully booked! Openings are announced every September. To stay up to date on program offerings please visit the PORTS link below.


Tide Pools

Learn about the animals who live in the Carpinteria Tide Pools by exploring the park's padlet page.

Tide Pool Padlet


Tar Pits During the Ice Age

The Carpinteria tar pits have produced many additions to the fossil record. Some of the fossils found at the park include the Ground Sloth, Dire Wolf, American Mastodon, and Saber-toothed Cat. Watch the video below to learn more about the tar pits during the pleistocene period.

Fatal Attraction        Fatal Attraction (Espanol)

Suggested Activity:  Making Fossils with Dough


Start a Nature Journal

You can start connecting to nature from your home, school, or local park. All you need is something to draw with and something to write on.

 Nature Journal Your Neighborhood

Resources:Bird Drawing Guide