Bart Mendoza 5 a.m., Dec. 8
Anza-Borrego’s high elevation multiuse trails appeal to hikers, bikers, and equestrians.
Find two rare plants on the Torrey Pines Loop Trail — bush rue when descending into Gonzales Canyon and Torrey pine trees when ascending to the mesa top.
This short hike and visitor center are perfect introductions to coastal birds and marsh habitat.
Easily accessible falls and multiple crossings of the Sweetwater River through chaparral, riparian, and meadow habitats.
Unusual rock formations, views, and a variety of landscapes and habitats make this one of the better hikes in the county.
Panoramic views of Lakeside and East County mountains from “God’s Hill”
This ridge climb to a historic site has panoramic views of Lakeside and East County mountains.
Discover a hidden treasure in the heart of Ramona.
This hike includes trails beneath an old oak canopy, morteros, open meadows, two creeks, and a small pond with a stone weir.
Hike from a tree-shaded riparian area to a mountain peak
The varied topography and ecosystems of Louis A. Stelzer County Park make this 420-acre reserve a delight to visit. It is situated along Wildcat Canyon Creek and includes the rocky hillsides, ridgeline, and a peak ...
Indian Creek Trail does not give up surprises easily. Hike this trail for woodlands, streams, and panoramic views in the Laguna Mountains.
Aromas of butterscotch and grape soda in Cleveland National Forest
Pines, oaks, and incense cedar on this six-mile loop of the Gatos Big Laguna Trail Spur.
Water birds on the lake and chaparral vegetation on the slopes make this a pleasant walk.
Sand mine becomes riparian willow forest in Lakeside.
This hike features the work of a local conservancy to restore this section of the San Diego River.
This Los Peñasquitos tributary canyon has varied natural resources and a rich biodiversity of species.