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Bird viewing along Santa Inez Trail during Wildlife Walks
San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve is one of San Diego's largest coastal wetlands.
FREE NATURE WALKS
Greening of the Lagoon (March-May)
Set out traversing coastal sagebrush with chaparral communities on the hills in the lagoon's south side. Underfoot are broken bits of shells, reminders of the native people who once lived here. You will see the fresh water marsh below, and if lucky, you might glimpse mule deer that reside in the eastern region of the reserve. Read more.
FREE FAMILY PROGRAMS
Families are invited to learn about animals and reptiles that scurry, slither and slide at San Elijo Lagoon. Nature crafts and hikes are part of the family fun. Read more.
Meet creepy, crawly and not-so-scary creatures of the night at San Elijo Lagoon. Kids in costume are welcome for trick-or-treating, nature hikes and crafts. Read more.
GUIDED WALKS FOR SCOUTS AND COMMUNITY GROUPS
Groups of 5 or more
Naturalist-led tours are tailored to feature wildlife, plant communities, or native Kumeyaay culture of the lagoon. Please schedule at least one month in advance of desired date. Guided walks are 1.5 hours. Suggested donation: $50. Donations toward environmental education programs enrich our docent training and educational materials. Thank you for your support of San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy.
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