Government
Map of El Monte area

Board Votes to Restore, Improve El Monte River Valley Land in Lakeside

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Calling it a great project for the entire region, San Diego County’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Wednesday to set aside $6.44 million to restore and improve roughly 98 acres of newly acquired open space, trails and recreational facilities in El Monte River Valley in Lakeside.

Parks and Rec
Sunset at Lake Morena

Rangers’ Picks: Instagram-Worthy Park Spots

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San Diego County park rangers have selected 12 picture perfect parks for you to visit. Each has a picturesque spot for you to find and document. Some of the photo spots are easy to get to, like a trailhead. Others require an eagle eye and a few miles of trekking on moderate to hard trails. However, all are scenic.

Environment

County Board Votes to Buy Land to Expand Iron Mountain Preserve

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County supervisors have approved buying 160 acres near Iron Mountain in Poway to give threatened animals like deer and the California gnatcatcher more room to roam, and potentially, people more trails and connections to hike.

Parks and Rec
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VIDEO: Virtual Hike: San Dieguito County Park

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Come along with us on a family-friendly virtual hike! Nestled just a short distance from the Pacific Ocean in Del Mar, San Dieguito County Park offers five miles of interconnected trails, exercise stations and much more for a day of fun with family and friends. For more on the Upside of Outside, visit sdparks.org.