Many people may not realize that the inspiration for a 55-mile long open space park started with a small group of local citizens who stepped up and made a difference. The idea behind the San Dieguito River Park was conceived beginning in the late 1970s when the San Dieguito Lagoon was threatened by development projects… Read More »
This year three 11th grade students from High Tech High North County are completing a 4-week internship as a part of their junior year project. They are working with Park Rangers on habitat restoration, trail maintenance, educational, and Sikes Adobe projects. The Park is lucky to have such motivated and enthusiastic interns. Here is more… Read More »
A team of 11th Grade High Tech High students interviewed Park Rangers JJ Paetow and Felipe Franco and created an impressive promotional video for the San Dieguito River Park for a class project. Click here to watch the video on YouTube channel Schroeder_Films now!
The San Dieguito River Park hosts many educational events throughout the year, like High Tech Elementary North County’s Family Days, featured in this short video. High Tech Elementary teacher Shelley’s second grade class visited the San Dieguito Lagoon and Crest Canyon to learn about the different animals that live in the area. Each student chose… Read More »
Explore the rugged and wild Backcountry of San Diego River Park with Resources and Trails Manager Jason Lopez in this short video. The best places for visitors to go are the public trails at Santa Ysabel Open Space Preserves and Volcan Mountain Wilderness Preserve. The San Dieguito River Park is actively pursuing alignments, agreements, and… Read More »
The San Dieguito River Park preserves and protects cultural and historical resources in addition to natural resources. Museum Manager Anne Cooper takes viewers on a tour of the Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead, the Battle at Mule Hill, and the Town of Bernardo in this short video. The Sikes Adobe Historic Farmhouse and Creamery are open… Read More »
The San Dieguito River Park trails host many mountain bike and running events every year, like the Giro Di San Diego at Lake Hodges highlighted in this short video. A portion of the ticket sales fund trail maintenance and our award-winning volunteer mountain bike patrol program. If you would like to hold a trail event… Read More »
The San Dieguito Lagoon is the coastal gateway to the San Dieguito River Park. In this short video, Senior Park Ranger Natalie Borchardt introduces you to some of the history of the lagoon, the restoration project, plants and animals that can be seen, the Coast to Crest Trail and Boardwalk, and our volunteer Dust Devils.… Read More »