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San Diego, CA+1-858-483-6780
12 - Oct
(Nearby Event: Family, Sports & Recreation)
Where:Highland Valley Trail Staging Area, 3W3M+2M, San Diego, California, United States
What are two amazing assets that make San Diego one of the best places to live and visit in the United States? First, our beautiful landscapes -- including beaches, lagoons, grasslands, mountains and…. second, delicious craft beer! Our popular Trails & Ales Hike Series is back! The goal of the Trails & Ales Hike Series is to combine a maximum 2 hours of interpretive hiking with a social gathering.   Six caretakers of our natural environment in San Diego have joined together again to bring you unique recreational experiences that include a visit to a nearby craft brewery including Plan 9 Alehouse in Escondido, Nickel Beer Company in Julian, The Lost Abbey in Cardiff, Viewpoint Brewing in Del Mar, Smoking Cannon Brewery in Ramona, and Burger Bench in Escondido.      Join the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy (SDRVC),  Volcan Mountain Foundation (VMF), The Escondido Creek Conservancy (TECC), Nature Collective (NC), San Diego Canyonlands (SDCL), HikeSan Diego (HSD) for a 6-month Trails & Ales Hike Series being held on October 12, 2019, November 9, 2019, December 7, 2019, February 8, 2020, March 14, 2020 and April 18, 2020.   Participation is limited to 30 people (Age 21 years+) at each location.  Each event starts at 10:00 a.m.     October 12, 2019: San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy Event -- Explore the Highland Valley Trail and enjoy craft beer at Plan 9 Alehouse     The Trail     Hiking Difficulty: EASY/MODERATE - 4.2 miles (round-trip)     According to the San Dieguito River Valley JPA brochure, the Highland Valley Trail follows the gentle hills on the south side of the San Dieguito River Valley, through woodland dotted with coast live oaks. The first section of the trail includes a Children's Interpretive Walk, dedicated in 1999 to Ruth Merrill who contributed greatly to open space preservation and the betterment of children through her volunteer work.   The Ales   After our hike, we will visit Plan 9 Alehouse in Escondido where hikers will receive a complim
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The safety of our guests and team members is our top priority. As an extra level of precaution, our daily breakfast will not be available until further notice. Thank you for your understanding. We look forward to welcoming you.
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