Scheduled Hikes for 2002

 "Area", "Trip" and corresponding page numbers listed for each hike refer to descriptions in Jerry Schad's book "Afoot and Afield in San Diego County". It can be purchased at any major bookstore or online.

  Mission Trails Regional Park/Oak Canyon

Date:   December 15, 2002  09:00 AM -  05:00 PM
Hike Group:   San Diego Trail Tramps
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Location:    5800- acre Mission Trails Regional Park is located in Mission Gorge on the east edge of San Diego and is one of the largest urban parks in the country.
Description :

After about a 20 minute drive from our Hillcrest carpool area, hikers should arrive at the first-class Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor's Center by 9:35 am. After a stop at the visitors center, we'll drive up the Father Junipero Serra Trail Road to the parking area near the Old Mission Dam. From there, we'll start our hike at 10:30 am, north thru Oak Canyon. Dogs on leash are allowed. If time allows, we'll also visit nearby Kumeyaay Lake. Weather is unpredictable this time of year and there may be light showers. Prepare to dress accordingly.

For more detailed info. on the area, refer to "Afoot and Afield in San Diego County" by J.Schad, 1998 Edition, Area C-7: Mission Trails Regional Park, Trip 7, Oak Canyon, pp.105-106. Also, check out our Maps of the area for more details.