Don Bauder 4:37 p.m., Dec. 27
Post-fire Garnet Peak hike boasts a flurry of wildflowers.
Hike this peak for dramatic views of the desert, mountains, and ocean all from one spot.
A deliberate trek through Balboa Park, 100 years later
Visit Balboa Park during the 100-year celebration of the 1915 Panama-California Exposition.
Seeking out Fonts Point and Inspiration Point in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
Hike along this cliff edge for a spectacular view of the western and southern badlands.
See rare “elephant trees” and a view into the desert wilderness.
You might want trekking poles for that descent into Indian Valley.
This destination offers both a relaxing and a challenging hike.
Pottery Canyon is a historical site that was named after the La Jolla Clay Products Company. This small company developed because a potter from Mexico found raw clay in the area and took up residence ...
Look out! It's beautiful!
Hike the Boucher Loop in Palomar Mountain State Park to a historical fire lookout and enjoy incredible views on the return.
Hike to the top of a waterfall 150 feet above the pool below.
Even in a dry year, Kitchen Creek can look like a green oasis.
It had its beginnings as “Borrego Palms Desert State Park”
Hike to the palm grove that was the inspiration to create California’s first desert park.
A little-known preserve hosts views, critters galore, and a beautiful bridge.
Enough open space in Santee to forget about busy city life.
Follow a San Diego River trail through sycamores, cottonwoods, and willows to bird-watch.
Hike Kumeyaay Trail through oak woodlands and chaparral strewn with boulders and beautiful views of Lake Wohlford.
Popular hiking trail in the Cuyamacas is open again.
The Kelly Ditch Trail is a 5.6-mile hiking path extending from William Heise County Park to Lake Cuyamaca. Prior to 2003, it passed through one of the most magnificent oak and coniferous forests in San ...
Get a close up view of rugged Mission Gorge and a national historic landmark.
This hike goes through scenic Mission Gorge and leads to the Old Mission Dam that impounded the San Diego River to provide water for the Spanish Mission San Diego de Alcalá. The dam is a ...
Cuyamaca is a Spanish corruption of the Kumeyaay phrase “Ekwiiyemak”
An easy stroll around the shores and meadows of this picturesque mountain lake that abounds with alpine plants and wildlife.