This Week In San Diego Hiking – February 9, 2015

Coming back out of the canyon Hello Hikers! Don’t forget this Saturday is Valentine’s Day, so celebrate with a Valentine’s Day Hike! What better place to tell your significant other “I Love You” than on the trails of Daley Ranch? Meet Naturalist William Sherrard for just such an occasion. You will be furnished with a map of the trails with pre-selected hikes—it can be […] Continue reading →

Pictograph Trail (Anza-Borrego Desert State Park)

Anza-Borrego contains a plethora of fascinating archaeological sites. Over 50 Native American rock art sites have been discovered in the park, many of which are relatively easily accessible to the public. While many parks have had to close off or not publicly disclose the location of pictographs like these for fear of vandals defacing the […] Continue reading →

‘Ehmuu-Morteros Trail (Anza Borrego Desert State Park)

The Morteros trail's namesake The ‘Ehmuu-Morteros trail is a short but fascinating path through the site of a former Kumeyaay Native American seasonal village. The nomadic Kumeyaay would spend winters in the Anza-Borrego region, and from this location they would collect and process pinyon nuts, mesquite beans, and desert agave. This is one of three short, easy trails along […] Continue reading →