Daniel Powell 2:30 p.m., Sept. 2
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 ...
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.