The San Dieguito River Park is seeking a 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.
Valentine Teas at Sikes Adobe February 8 and 9, 2020
Tickets are now on sale for Valentine Teas 2020 at Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead! Click here to purchase your ticket. Click the flier below to enlarge:
Living History: Festive Farmhouse and Battle Day! – Sunday, December 1, 2019
Join the Friends of Sikes Adobe and San Pasqual Battlefield Volunteer Association for a day of living history – Sunday, December 1, 2019, 11am to 3pm! Battle Day relives the events of the bloodiest battle fought in California during the Mexican-American War in 1846, and Festive Farmhouse recreates an 1880s pioneer farming family’s Christmas celebration.… Read More »
San Dieguito River Park Volunteer Training
San Dieguito River Park Volunteer Training November 2, 2019 / 1pm-3pm / Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead / 12655 Sunset Dr. Escondido, CA 92025 Become a Sikes Adobe Docent or Dust Devil! If you have a special interest in historical education, come be a docent at the Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead. Docents help convey what the pioneer farm experience… Read More »
San Dieguito River Park Turns 30! 2013 – Volunteer Mountain Bike Patrol Begins
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 »
San Dieguito River Park turns 30! 2010 – Reopening of Sikes Adobe and the Main Office
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 »
San Dieguito River Park Turns 30! 2004 – Halfway to Today
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 »
San Dieguito River Park Turns 30! 2003 – Building on the past for the Future!
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 »
Valentine Teas at Sikes Adobe February 9 and 10, 2019
Reserve your seat now at sikesadobe.org!
Festive Farmhouse Sunday, December 2, 2018
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 »