2003 marked my third year working for the San Dieguito River Park. I started out in 2000 working as a contracted Ranger Aide/ Maintenance worker and progressed to a full time Ranger later that year. As the park continued to grow and purchase the land needed to build the Coast to Crest Trail, we were… Read More »
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FESTIVE FARMHOUSE A Farmstead Holiday Celebration Sunday, December 2, 2018, 11 AM to 3 PM Remember colored paper chains, stringing popcorn, and making homemade ornaments? Remember the smell of cloves in oranges or mulling spices? Come decorate the 1880s Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead, and make decorations similar to those of the San Pasqual Valley pioneers… Read More »
The docents and volunteers of Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead have a varied job which encompasses many different programs and responsibilities. Different tour groups and students of all age groups visit the site every month and their needs vary, educationally and interpretively. Students in the fourth grade who visit the site experience a program which is… Read More »
Through research into the ancestors of Zenas Sikes, who helped found the farming community of Bernardo and ushered in the first generation of commercial agriculture in North San Diego County, the De Anza Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) found that his forefathers had served in the American Revolution. The De Anza… Read More »
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FESTIVE FARMHOUSE A Farmstead Holiday Celebration Sunday, December 10, 2017, 11 AM to 3 PM Remember colored paper chains, stringing popcorn, and making homemade ornaments? Remember the smell of cloves in oranges or mulling spices? Come decorate the 1880s Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead, and make decorations similar to those of the San Pasqual Valley pioneers… Read More »
The San Dieguito River Park is proud to announce the Sikes Saturday Series. The series will host over 30 presentations and hikes at Sikes Adobe over 4 months starting in January. Every Saturday a morning and afternoon event will take place. The program topics include local history, wildlife, native plants, wilderness survival, mountain biking, gardening,… Read More »
Update February 22, 2018: The San Dieguito River Park thanks Ms. Deborah Seibert for their generous donation of a 5th wheel to the park. —Original Post Follows— The San Dieguito River Park is in need of a trailer or 5th wheel to serve as a residence for a resident volunteer at Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead.… Read More »
In partnership with United States Fish and Wildlife Service, The Resource Conservation District of Greater San Diego County, Butterfly Farms, Sky Mountain Permaculture Institute, and the California Native Plant Society, a pollinator garden was installed along the Coast to Crest Trail near Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead. The purpose of this garden is to help conserve… Read More »