Thomas Fire Trail Rebuilding Campaign

The devastation caused by the Thomas Fire will continue to affect the landscape for many years. Sections of many trails long-treasured are gone forever. But by banding together community organizations who support outdoor activities on the trails, and working with government agencies on many levels, the work of reclaiming the burn area trails is beginning.


Our mission is to spread awareness of the work being done by and for the City, County, and Federal agencies responsible for managing 125 miles of damaged trails, and raise money for repairs using qualified trail crews.


Los Padres Forest Association, The C.R.E.W., Sage Trail Alliance, and the Santa Barbara County Trails Council have all collaborated to create this campaign. Our work is guided and approved by the U.S. Forest Service, County of Santa Barbara Community Services, and the City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation.


We encourage you to contribute your support and join in this massive effort to make the trails once again safe for mixed-use outdoor activities. Together we can ensure that generations to come to have trails to explore and enjoy.


Your involvement is critical to restoring the trails damaged by the Thomas Fire. Thank you in advance for your help.

Donate Today

Trail Enthusiast $25

Become a Trail Enthusiast, and help restore a fire-damaged trail

Trail Partner $150

Become a Trail Partner, and help restore 50 feet of flood and fire damaged trail

Trail Builder $300

Become a Trail Builder, and help restore 100 feet of flood and fire damaged trail

For donations over $1000, please send a check or money order payable to VCCF-Thomas Fire Trail Fund
and mail to VCCF, 4001 Mission Oaks Blvd, Suite A, Camarillo, CA 93012

Trail Fund Sponsors

Los Padres Forest AssociationLos Padres Forest Association Sage Trail AllianceSage Trail Alliance
C.R.E.W.The C.R.E.W.
Santa Barbara County Trails CouncilSanta Barbara County Trails Council

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Thomas Fire Trail Restoration Supporters

U.S. Forest ServiceU.S. Forest Service

County of Santa BarbaraCounty of Santa Barbara Parks Division Patagonia's Salmon RunPatagonia's Salmon Run
City of Santa BarbaraCity of Santa Barbara Parks & Recreation
Ventura County Community FoundationVentura County Community Foundation

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Thomas Fire Trail Fund
Ventura County Community Foundation
4001 Mission Oaks Blvd, Suite A,
Camarillo, CA 93012

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