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 »
May 2022 San Dieguito Lagoon Bird Survey Results
Happy Mother’s Day to all the mom’s out there! We had lots of baby birds on this May count to help us celebrate. We tallied 121 species, and two new species in Area 4, bringing our cumulative total to 260. New species included a Swinhoe’s White-eye seen by Sue Smith and a Calliope Hummingbird found… Read More »
Volunteers build new section of the Coast to Crest Trail
Volunteers from the San Diego Mountain Biking Association, Del Mar Rotary, JPA boardmembers, and other volunteers worked with San Dieguito River Park rangers to improve a new section of the Coast to Crest Trail in December along the former polo fields east of El Camino Real. The 1.3-mile long section of Coast to Crest Trail… Read More »
San Dieguito Lagoon Ranger Station Open House
Special Event Notice!!!!
Next weekend on Sunday July 18th the San Dieguito River Park will be hosting a one day event called the Belgian Waffle Ride! The River Parks Coast to Crest trail system from the Del Dios Gorge staging area to the San Pasqual Valley staging are will be temporarily closed for the day during this event… Read More »
April 2021 San Dieguito Lagoon Bird Survey Results
We had a great count this month of 121 species, including 2 new ones. Vesper Sparrow was seen in Area 3, and Acorn Woodpecker was found in Area 5. This brings our cumulative total to 251 species! Click here for the PDF document with results for the April 2021 count. Click here for the PDF document… Read More »