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Los Padres Trails

Los Padres Trail AwardRequirements:

  1. Take two (2) Training Hikes and two (2) Weekend Hikes in the same Scout year.
  2. An overnight backpack trip of approximately twelve (12) hours (round-trip) scheduled backpack hiking time on a trail behind the locked gates of the Los Padres National Forest.
  3. The unit, including all adults, are to hike the trail, and all gear must be backpacked in. The hike is to be into a primitive camp, using roads and firebreaks only when required. The camp may have water, a latrine, and stoves.
  4. Take adequate notes and map comments for use in preparing hike reports.
  5. Submit hike reports with application for award.
  6. Comply with the General Requirements

Note: The Historic Trails Award patch (National) may be substituted for the Santa Barbara Historical Trail Award patch (Local).

The original concept of this trail was developed by Glen Soga and Dana Longo, as a Boy Scout Eagle Project.