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VIDEO: Helix Flume Trail Opens to the Public

| 5:28 PM

The County cut the ribbon Thursday for the new Helix Flume Trail in Lakeside, and a group took an inaugural hike on the 0.8-mile path. It may be short in distance, but it’s long on history, with signs that share the story of early water transportation in San Diego. It also features spectacular views of Lake Jennings and […]

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10 Things To Do Instead of Watching the Big Game

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Not into watching the big game on Sunday? Leave the couch and take advantage of the offerings around the County – like fishing, hiking and even a fun history lesson.

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12 Trails to Try in 2017

| 9:18 AM

County Parks has so many trails, it’s hard to know where to begin. We connected with Scott Turner, outdoor enthusiast, Modern Hiker contributor and co-author for the next edition of “Afoot & Afield in San Diego County” to get a short list of our trails to try in the New Year. Here are his recommendations, by month, at County parks and preserves across San Diego.

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Credit: Scott Turner

Featured Park: Santa Ysabel County Preserves

| 8:52 AM

Explore Santa Ysabel County Preserve before lacing up your hiking boots, strapping on your bike helmet or saddling up for a horseback ride on more than 17.5 miles of trails. Supervising Park Ranger Michael Hubbell takes you off the beaten path with this Q&A on the ecologically diverse County park.