Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve (East)

Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve, with its long, looping trail system, year-round creek, and easily accessible waterfall, is a highly popular hiking destination. In addition to all of its many natural attractions, it is also home to the historic Rancho Penasquitos Adobe Ranch House. The Ranch House has a long history as a private residence and bunkhouse for ranch hands. You can incorporate a tour of the Ranch House into your hike if you like, or maybe just stop by to visit some of the barnyard animals that live on the grounds. Even if you bypass the Ranch House, the eastern half of Penasquitos Canyon offers a scenic and interesting hike along Penasquitos Creek to a small but scenic waterfall. Continue reading →

This Week in San Diego Hiking – December 4, 2017

View west from Corte Madera Mountain Photo: Corte Madera Mountain Hello Hikers! Looks like we’re in store for some Santa Ana conditions this week – strong winds and low humidity – which means fire danger! Welcome to December? The new guidebook Anza-Borrego Desert Region by Lowell and Diana Lindsay is now available on Amazon, this would make an excellent Christmas gift […] Continue reading →