Maintenance Monday | September 20

Marks Ranch 117th Drive next to Toro Park, Salinas, CA

Monday September 20th 5:00PM - 8:00PM Maintenance Mondays is a series of volunteer events to make the land more resilient, enjoyable and safe for wildlife and people alike. We invite you to join us for the next event on Monday, September 20th at Marks Ranch to continue to nurture the lands we love and share. During this event, we will ... Read More

Maintenance Monday | August 23

Marks Ranch 117th Drive next to Toro Park, Salinas, CA

Monday, August 23 5:00 - 8:00pm What a group of excellent volunteers we have had the pleasure of working with the past couple of Maintenance Mondays! If you were unable to attend those events, you can sign up for this one! Maintenance Mondays is a series of volunteer events to make the land more resilient, enjoyable and safe for wildlife ... Read More

Maintenance Monday | July 26

Marks Ranch 117th Drive next to Toro Park, Salinas, CA

Monday, July 26 5:00 - 8:00pm We enjoyed seeing familiar faces and meeting new volunteers last month during our first Maintenance Monday! If you were unable to attend that event, you can sign up for this one! Maintenance Mondays is a series of volunteer events to make the land more resilient, enjoyable and safe for wildlife and people alike. We ... Read More

FULL – Maintenance Monday | June 7

Marks Ranch 117th Drive next to Toro Park, Salinas, CA

EVENT CLOSED This volunteer event is now full. Stay tuned for more opportunities! Maintenance Monday at Marks Ranch Big Sur Land Trust is kicking off this summer season with our first ever Maintenance Monday! We'll be out at Marks Ranch cutting back some of the growth from this past year and preparing the trails for reopening! As part of the ... Read More

Cancelled – Guided Hike at Marks Ranch

Marks Ranch 117th Drive next to Toro Park, Salinas, CA

Cancelled – Guided Hike at Marks Ranch March 14, 2020 8:45 AM – 2:00 PM After considering several of the current public health messages we are receiving, we have decided to postpone this guided hike at Marks Ranch.However, Big Sur Land Trust believes it is more important than ever to connect people to open spaces so that they may experience ... Read More

Guided Trail Run at Marks Ranch

Marks Ranch 117th Drive next to Toro Park, Salinas, CA

This event has passed. Please stay tuned for more events like this one. Sunday, November 17 Marks Ranch 8am-10am Come run at Marks Ranch and get a glimpse of what the trails look like before Big Sur Land Trust’s Race for Open Space comes in the spring. Kick-off your Sunday morning with a 3.5-mile or 6-mile elevationally-challenging run. Big Sur ... Read More

2nd Annual Race for Open Space

Marks Ranch 117th Drive next to Toro Park, Salinas, CA

Run, walk, and raise support for the lands you love on the beautiful Marks Ranch property. Course lengths include 2.5K, 5K, and 10K options. Online registration is now open. Click here to register for the 2nd Annual Race for Open Space.

2nd Annual Race for Open Space: Volunteer Opportunities

Marks Ranch 117th Drive next to Toro Park, Salinas, CA

As a volunteer for the Race for Open Space, you are creating something very special: a moment where people connect to themselves, to each other, and to the beauty of nature at Marks Ranch through their adventure across meadows and oak woodlands. The Race for Open Space would not be what it is without the kindness of volunteers who give ... Read More

Marks Ranch Trail Work Day: Volunteer Opportunity

Marks Ranch 117th Drive next to Toro Park, Salinas, CA

We've had an overwhelming response to our trail work day and have more than enough volunteers for this Saturday. Thank you all for your support. Please check our website for other volunteer opportunities.

Marks Ranch Trail Work Day: Volunteer Opportunity

Marks Ranch 117th Drive next to Toro Park, Salinas, CA

We’re preparing the trails at Marks Ranch for our second annual Race for Open Space trail run and fundraising event. To make sure the course is ready for our runners and walkers in April, we need skilled volunteers for trail cutting, tread work, restoring rolling dips and brush cutting. Please sign up below.