Looking for a place to hike while in San Diego? Check out the Crestridge Ecological Reserve in nearby El Cajon. Park at the gate at the end of Horsemill Rd and go for a hike, or get on your bike and ride. See a trail? Take it. Horses are welcome too.
The reserve is over 2500 acres in size, providing great views of the local hills and mountains:
I’ve seen coyotes and snakes and lots of lizards, and last time, a horny toad! It’s a good birding place, as well. Right now, wildflowers are starting to pop:
San Diego is more than beaches!