The San Dieguito River Park has greatly benefited from the volunteer Mountain Bike Patrol program that Senior Park Ranger David Hekel, himself a mountain biker, started in June 2013. The park has always had volunteer trail patrol members, some of whom rode mountain bikes, that help provide extra eyes and ears on the trail and… Read More »
The San Dieguito River Park is seeking a long-term volunteer caretaker(s) who will live onsite in their own RV or trailer at the Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead, located at 12655 Sunset Dr. Escondido, CA 92025. Please view the flier for more information.
The year 2010 had many accomplishments for the San Dieguito River Park JPA. The David Kreitzer Lake Hodges Bicycle Pedestrian Bridge had won many awards, and numerous grants were awarded for habitat restoration and new and improved trails throughout the Park. Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead post-fire reconstruction was completed and reopened to the public on… Read More »
In 2004, San Dieguito River Park had 15 years experience building relationships, achieving goals to preserve, restore and acquire land, and establish 55 miles of trail for public recreation throughout the 92,000 acres of the focused planning area between Julian and Del Mar. The most outstanding accomplishment of 2004 was the purchase and protection of… Read More »
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 »
Reserve your seat now at sikesadobe.org!
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 »
Is one of your new year’s resolutions to volunteer more? Or maybe get fit by hiking or biking more? The San Dieguito River Park is recruiting long-term volunteers and is holding a training on Saturday, March 31. Long-term volunteers are part of our Dust Devil crew, Trail Patrol Program, or educational programs as a docent.… Read More »
Reserve a seat for Valentine Teas today: http://www.sikesadobe.org/. Click the flier below for more information.