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San Diego, CA+1-858-483-6780
20 - Mar
(Nearby Event: Family, Sports & Recreation)
Where:San Diego Natural History Museum, 1788 El Prado, San Diego, California, United States, 92101
This small mountain southeast of El Cajon offers a hike with a 1,400-foot elevation gain/loss. Plants endemic to this island of gabbro soil are of special interest. The short hike to the South Ridge is about 2 miles round trip. The long hike to the summit is about 5 miles round trip and will take four to five hours. This is an intermediate 2 or 5 mile hike with an elevation gain/loss of up to 1000 feet. 8ñ10:30 AM or 8 AMñ1 PM. (Jamul) From I-8, take CA-125 S for 2.1 miles. Exit on Spring St. for CA-94 E. Turn left on Spring St. Go 0.1 mile and turn right on CA-94 E. Go 4.6 miles. Turn right on Campo Rd. (CA-94). Go 4.5 miles. Turn left on Lyons Valley Rd. Go 0.7 mile. Turn left at Jamul Dr. and continue for 0.4 mile. Parking lot is on right. No facilities. (GPS N32.729406, W116.872688) We are always hoping to see wildlife. Please leave dogs at home and come enjoy nature. About Nature Hikes: Canyoneers are San Diego Natural History Museum volunteers trained to teach appreciation of plants and animals in southern California. Walks are open to the public; no reservations are required. For more information visit the Canyoneer hikes page--https://www.sdnhm.org/calendar/public-programs/canyoneer-hikes/
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