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Hikers trek through El Capitan Preserve.

August Brings Annual Closures at Several County Parks

| 3:16 PM

Six San Diego County parks will be closed in August due to extreme heat. The closures take place most years as a safety precaution, while providing Department of Parks and Recreation staff with an opportunity to conduct maintenance such as trail restoration.

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VIDEO: Conquering ‘El Cap’ 100 Times

| 10:27 AM

It’s easily one of San Diego County’s most difficult trails. “In a word, it’s treacherous,” said Park Ranger Kyle Icke. But that hasn’t stopped avid hiker Jim Carretta from attempting to conquer El Cajon Mountain 100 times.