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HIKE CRESTRIDGE ECOLOGICAL RESERVE

When:
Saturday, March 9, 2019, 9:30 AM until 12:00 PM
Where:
Crestridge Ecological Reserve Visitors Center, 1175 Horsemill Rd., El Cajon California

Contact:
Rita Bierman
(858) 232-3239
Category:
Sporting event
Registration is required
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HIKE CRESTRIDGE ECOLOGICAL RESERVE

SATURDAY, MARCH 9,2019 @9:30 AM

 

Description:  Crestridge Ecological Reserve  is a  3000 acre well maintained park located in Crest, an unincorporated community in El Cajon.  It supports oak woodlands, surrounded by coastal sage scrub and chaparral. These habitats provide nesting and foraging habitat for raptor species and native plant species.  There will be frequent gradual ascents and descents along the trail. The visitor center is made out of straw and was designed by James Hubbell.

 

More Information:

Distance 3.0 miles but can be extended

Rated as moderate

Please sign up on web site

Dogs on leash allowed

Bring a hat, sunscreen, poles and water

Bring a chair and snack to visit after the hike

Composting toilet

 

Directions:

In your GPS enter Crestridge Ecological Reserve Visitors Center, 1175 Horsemill Rd., El Cajon California

Or

You will need to go east on I-8. You can do this directly or take 52 East to 67 south to 8 east. Those coming from the north can access 67 south and then connect with 8.

Exit at Crest, Greenfield Drive, after approximately 1/4 mile turn left onto  La Cresta Rd. After 3 miles turn left on Mountain View Rd.

After 1 1/4 miles turn left on Horsemill Rd and continue straight  for 1/2 mile to park. Park on the shoulder of the road.  Meet at Visitor Center.

 

Rita Bierman 858-232-3239

Darlene Haworth 619-276-2642

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1175 Horsemill Rd, El Cajon, CA 92021

Meet at Visitor Center of Horsemill Rd