Anita Hissem shares a genealogy and history compilation of the Zenas and Eliza Sikes family written by Ron Hall. From left: Anita, Sikes docent and distant cousin of donors. Steve Hissem, Sikes docent; Jeff Cravath Goshorn, great grandson of Kate and Augustus Cravath with wife, Cathy touring the adobe after delivering the dresser from the… Read More »
Sikes Heirloom Returns to Sikes Adobe
Interpretive Ranger Volunteer Training
INSPIRE THE NEXT GENERATION OF ENVIRONMENTALISTS Join us for a training on 2/18/23 at 10am in the Escondido Library. For more information and how to register, click here: Interpretive Ranger Volunteer Flyer 11823 (1)
Now Hiring Environmental Planner!
Be part of this exciting team planning and managing the San Dieguito River Park! The San Dieguito River Park Joint Powers Authority (JPA) is soliciting qualified candidates for the position of Environmental Planner. The position is a 32 hour per week (4/5 time) position at the JPA’s main headquarters office in San Pasqual Valley. POSITION… Read More »
Red Nose Run to Benefit San Dieguito River Park!
Take a really fun run (or walk) on the beach at Del Mar Dec. 3 and support the San Dieguito River Park while you’re at it. Organizers of The Red Nose Run have chosen San Dieguito River Park as one of their beneficiaries of the all-volunteer, charitable fundraising event. The Red Nose Run turns 30… Read More »
Coast to Crest Trail Named One of Best in County!
A San Diego Union-Tribune guide names the Coast to Crest Trail as one of thirteen best hikes in San Diego County (SDUT, August 11, 2022)! Why? Here are some of the reasons San Dieguito River Park’s regional multi-use trail is considered one of the best: “One: It feels like a good accomplishment; you can section… Read More »
The interactive San Dieguito River Park Map launches!
We are excited to announce that the new trails map was just launched! Explore the park and plan your trip with the interactive San Dieguito River Park Map. This engaging map gives visitors an preview of everything needed to plan an excursion to make it an enjoyable trip including a spatial overview of the expansive… Read More »
New Lagoon Website
The San Dieguito Lagoon Auxiliary recently launched a website to aid their mission of promoting the protection, preservation, and restoration of the natural environment and wildlife of the Lagoon, and the River Valley on which it depends. View the new website here!
The San Dieguito River Park JPA and our partners are proud to announce we were selected to receive a $257,000 grant for the State Parks Outdoor Equity Program to advance California’s “Outdoors for All” initiative. The funding helps establish hubs for local activities and trips to natural areas for underserved communities. The program also empowers… Read More »
New Sikes Adobe Summer Hours!
Beat the heat with a morning tour of Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead! The Friends of Sikes Adobe are now offering free public tours most Sundays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Tours in and around the house are led by knowledgeable docents and cover lots of local history. Visit the Events page for tour dates!… Read More »