Bob McPhail 6 a.m., May 23
This Los Peñasquitos tributary canyon has varied natural resources and a rich biodiversity of species.
Beware of Stonewall Peak's poodle-dog bush
Follow this switchback trail to granitic 5730-foot-high Stonewall Peak for views of Cuyamaca Reservoir and the nearby peaks of Cuyamaca, Middle, and North.
The largest known fault scarp on the North American continent existing on unconsolidated sediments.
Carlsbad’s high point offers a 360-degree view from the coast to the mountains.
Drive to Escondido, take a step back in time.
Hike cobbled streambeds with small groupings of palm trees and chaparral plants lining the canyon.
Hike to a viewpoint overlooking an area where Indians once lived and enjoy the silence and isolation.
Visit an old Indian village site and hike down a high-walled serpentine gorge.
Enjoy a pleasant walk along the southern section of the Tecolote Canyon Nature Park
Inspiring views make this a great hike on cool days.
Stands of majestic oaks and sycamores line a bubbling stream along a section of the trail.