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      Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve (Vernal Pool Trailhead) in San Diego

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      February 16, 2019

      Saturday   8:30 AM

      1788 El Prado
      San Diego, California 92101

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      Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve (Vernal Pool Trailhead)

      View the only known examples of southern basalt flow vernal pools and then continue on to visit two historic adobes, circa 1857. Learn about the plateau's unique topography, geology, and habitats. This is an intermediate 5 mile hike with an elevation gain/loss of up to 500 feet. 8:30 AMñ1 PM. (Riverside County, Murrieta) From I-15 N, turn left on Clinton Keith Rd. and go 5.2 miles to Tenaja Rd. Continue 1.7 miles onto Via Volcano. Parking lot is 0.8 mile on the left. Pay the park's day use fee: $4 adults, $3 children. Facilities. (GPS N33.509703, W117.294419) 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--

      Cost: Included in admission

      Categories: Holiday | Museums & Attractions | Outdoors & Recreation

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