Photo: North Clevenger Canyon
Who’s excited about precipitation? Looks like we should FINALLY see some rain during the early part of the week, and be back to clear and sunny skies in time for the weekend.
Have you seen the bald eagles at Lake Cuyamaca? The San Diego Union Tribune has a great photo slideshowe of the majestic birds there – best viewing times are early morning and late afternoon.
There have been reports of a woman at the Three Sisters trailhead “checking permits and collecting fees”. There are no permits or fees required at the Three Sisters trailhead, this is clearly a scam. If you encounter such a person, please report her to Cleveland National Forest’s Palomar District at (760) 788-0250. Ask for the Rec Officer or to be directed to the recreation department. It would also be helpful to get photos of her and her vehicle, especially the license plate.
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Photo: Kelly Ditch Trail
Carmel Mountain Preserve, surrounded by dense housing developments, is home to a multitude of unique habitats including southern maritime chaparral, coastal sage scrub, and vernal pools. While the best time to visit is likely in winter or early spring so you can see the vernal pools, it’s also a good spot to visit in summer […] Continue reading →
Photo: Boucher Hill Loop Hello Hikers! It’s certainly starting to get warm out there! As a quick reminder, make sure to check the weather report for the area you’ll be hiking in before you head out. Often times its nice and cool near the coast, but can be dangerously warm further inland, so make sure […] Continue reading →
Simon County Preserve is one of Ramona’s many excellent hiking destinations. The 650-acre preserve has a number of interconnecting trails to explore, wide open grasslands, and a few small creeks. It is also home to Ramona Peak – a relatively easy climb that still rewards you with some wonderful views. Continue reading →
Photo: Barnett Ranch Preserve Hello Hikers! I hope you had a chance to hit the trails while everyone else was inside watching sportsball. It looks like we’ve got a few days of rain ahead of us, but hopefully it will be dry by the weekend. Next Sunday, join the San Diego Natural History Museum Canyoneers as […] Continue reading →
As much as we all love hiking, you have to admit there are a few less than glamorous aspects to the hobby. High on that list are moist, stinky, abused feet. We’re always on the lookout for products that may offer some relief to these discomforts, so we were excited to test out Inkblaat Insoles. […] Continue reading →
The Highland Valley Trail runs along Highland Valley Road, just south of the San Dieguito River near San Pasqual Valley. Despite the nearby road, the trail offers a scenic stroll along gently rolling hills through a mix of coastal sage scrub, grasslands, and riparian woodlands. Views of nearby agricultural farms and the San Dieguito River […] Continue reading →
Photo: Lucky 5 Trail Hello Hikers! The National Weather Service is forecasting a slight chance of thunderstorms today and tomorrow throughout the county, so watch out for lightning if you’re headed out. After Tuesday it looks like it should be pretty nice out. Next Saturday is National Public Lands Day! There will be free admission […] Continue reading →
Balboa Park has something for everyone. There are museums, theaters, an archery range, and tennis courts. You can see puppet shows, play disc golf, race remote control cars, there’s even a velodrome! So it should be no surprise that there are a number of notable hiking and walking trails throughout the park. Continue reading →
Photo: Miner’s Ridge Loop – Black Mountain Hello Hikers! There was a small fire in the Laguna Mountain Recreation Area on Saturday morning, just northwest of Penny Pines. A 911 caller reported the fire around 3 am, and it was contained at approximately 1.5 acres. Investigators have not yet determined the cause. Please note that […] Continue reading →