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Hike Rancho Jamul Ecological Reserve

  • Rancho Jamul Ecological Reserve JAmul, CA (map)

Join the SD Natural History Museum's Canyoneers and EDI for a hike on the 5,600 acre California Department of Fish and Wildlife's Rancho Jamul Ecological Reserve, Sunday, January 21 from 9am to 1pm. The five mile loop travels through rolling hills, past the riparian habitat of Otay Creeks and through areas where efforts are being made to convert non-native grasslands back to native sage scrub habitat. An historic cement making kiln and borrow mine will also be visited, and a geologist will be on hand to answer questions.

To get there from SR-94 east/Jamul: From the junction of CA-94 and Jamacha Road, turn right on SR-94/Campo Road. Go 7.8 miles (continue through Jamul) to the entrance of the reserve on the right (west). The reserve is not signed, but the gate will be open. If you reach Honey Springs Road you have gone 1.8 miles too far. (GPS N32.684428, W116.846851)

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Earlier Event: December 16
Hike 'n Help
Later Event: March 23
Intro to Phenology at SDNWR