Walter Mencken 9 a.m., Oct. 1
A strenuous climb up unique Sycuan Peak
Put on your sturdiest boots and enjoy this short workout climb near Jamul.
Santa Ysabel Open Space Preserve is growing in size
Santa Ysabel Open Space Preserve is within the San Dieguito River watershed that is the drainage area from the rivers’ headwaters in Volcan Mountain to the Pacific Ocean via the San Dieguito Lagoon in Del ...
A most challenging hike in mountain-lion country
Take a strenuous hike to enjoy views from the Cuyamacas to the Coronado Islands.
Love Valley Meadow is tucked into the southern flanks of Palomar Mountain
The trailhead for Love Valley Meadow can be easily missed when driving up the East Grade Road/S-7 into Palomar Mountain as it begins from the back of a deep turnout alongside the road. While not ...
Discover relics of days gone by
Explore a wildlife area with open grasslands and riparian oak woodlands that once belonged to the last Mexican governor of California.
Climb to vistas in northern San Diego County
Monserate Mountain Preserve, located in San Diego’s North County, is the second largest of 11 preserves within the 2700-acre Fallbrook Land Conservancy. The preserve began with an acquisition of 225 acres in 2000; more acreage ...
Thank Guy Fleming for this hike among Torrey pines
Follow the trail as it winds through old groves of Torrey pines and opens up to wonderful ocean views.
150 acres of coastal sage scrub provide an important habitat for wildlife
That dropped Ping-Pong ball song would be the wrentit.
No city hustle here
Dry chaparral becomes lush riparian habitat on this East County hike.
Hike through this Palomar Mountain forest thick with oaks and conifers
Parts of Fry Creek Trail are reminiscent of forests much farther north.
Clevenger Canyon is rich in wildflowers and blooming chaparral shrubs in season
Clevenger Canyon is part of the Coast to Crest Trail of the San Dieguito River Parkway, a 70-mile trail that will eventually connect Volcan Mountain with the ocean at Del Mar. The Clevenger Canyon North ...
Views of seals, pelicans, and sea lions in their natural habitat
Stroll along one of the most picturesque parts of the San Diego coastline.
This section of the Coast to Crest Trail is the wildest and most interesting
San Dieguito River Park’s (SDRP) planned Coast to Crest Trail when completed will extend some 70 miles from the coast at Del Mar to Volcan Mountain near Julian. Part of the Coast to Crest Trail ...
A walk among the survivors of the Cedar Fire to Eagle Peak
Enjoy a 360-degree view of the San Diego River canyon and its surrounding peaks.