Catherine Spearnak 3:30 p.m., March 6
Plenty of color on the journey to Cuyamaca Peak
Hike to the roof of San Diego County and see Mexico and Arizona from one spot.
The ocean is the high point at this legendary surf spot.
The hike begins at the top of a cliff adjacent to a small park with a few artistic statues. A long stairway leads down to the beach. Here, the ocean is the high point as ...
Better bring binoculars
The Famosa Slough State Marine Conservation Area is a 25-acre wetland that connects to the San Diego River Estuary via a 12-acre natural channel. The slough includes fresh water, brackish, and salt-marsh habitats. It is ...
They named this canyon after a naked guy
Nobody’s allowed to jump in.
Be prepared for this challenging but rewarding hike to one of San Diego County’s most spectacular waterfalls.
An oriflamme or “golden flame” appeared on the red battle standard of the King of France during the Middle Ages. It is unlikely that Oriflamme Canyon was named for this, although a red banner could ...
Over 100 years of history at the Sikes family’s adobe
Hike through the colorful past in southern Escondido.
Accessible, subtle beauty
Cottonwood Creek Falls offers a restful setting in a deep East County canyon.
This Old California can’t disappear in Murrieta
Hike along a boardwalk to a vernal pool.
This segment of the San Dieguito River Park crosses an agricultural preserve.
The San Pasqual Valley has continuous, completed segments of the planned, 55-mile-long, Coast to Crest Trail of the San Dieguito River Park. When finally realized, the Coast to Crest Trail will extend from Volcan Mountain ...