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Hike at Crestridge Ecological Reserve (Horsemill Road Trailhead)

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Visit this historically rich area and see the recovery from the 2003 fire that burned the majority of this ecological reserve. Enjoy a variety of seasonal wildflowers in bloom, a beautiful riparian oak woodland, and some amazing habitat restoration.

Two hike options will be offered. A shorter easy 2-mile hike with an elevation change of 500 feet, or continue on to complete an easy 3-mile hike with an elevation change of 600 feet. Family friendly. The hike is scheduled from 9–11 AM or 9 AM–noon. (El Cajon/Crest) From I-8, exit east on Greenfield Dr. and go 0.5 mile. Turn left on La Cresta Rd. and go 3.1 miles. Turn left on Mountain View Rd. and go 1.2 miles. Turn left on Horsemill Rd. and go 0.6 mile. Park at the end of the street at the signed entry to the Reserve. Facilities. (GPS N32.828041, W116.856170)

RSVP required:  Click here register on the SDNHM website

Here are some tips on hiking responsibly to review before attending the event!



Private: San Diego Natural History Museum
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Crestridge Ecological Reserve
1171 Horsemill Rd
El Cajon, CA 92021 United States
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