Archive for the ‘Regional Nearby Trails’ Category

Sweetwater Marsh – National Wildlife Refuge

Friday, September 29th, 2006

Sweetwater Marsh National Wildlife Refuge in Chula Vista--located close to the Tijuana River ValleyThe Sweetwater Marsh is a 300-acre wildlife refuge within 10 driving-miles of the Tijuana River Valley. The visitor’s center provides exhibits, guided nature and bird walks, a shark and ray exhibit, and the opportunity to view native birds in outdoor aviaries that support burrowing owls, shorebirds, egrets, and herons. The park does not have equestrian trails, only hiker trails. http://www.fws.gov/sandiegorefuges/Sweetwater.htm

Sweetwater Regional Park has Equestrian Trails

Friday, September 29th, 2006

The Sweetwater Regional Park in San Diego County is within 10 driving miles of the Tijuana River Valley, and Sweetwater Regional Park offers equestrian trails, corrals, and camping including tenting.offers riding trails, corrals, and camping.  Located in Bonita, CA, Sweetwater is a perfect staging and camping location to venture to the Tijuana River Valley’s magnificent trail system for day rides. See http://www.co.san-diego.ca.us/parks/camping/sweetwater

Otay Valley Equestrian Trails in 2008 (Otay Valley Regional Park Trails)

Monday, September 25th, 2006

Present at the ceremony were County Supervisor Greg Cox, TRVEA's Bob and Gale Moriarity, OVRP Advisor Mark Kukuchek, City Councilman Ben Hueso, and Chula Vista Deputy Mayor John McCann (not in photo). Photo courtesy of Rodel Reyes.Groundbreaking for the Otay Valley Regional Park Trails was celebrated on September 15, 2006. The new regional trail system for equestrians, hikers, and bikers will consist of 8.3 miles of trails and seven staging areas between Saturn Blvd (19th St.) and Hwy 805. The ceremony was held at the OVRP Beyer Boulevard staging area. This multi-jurisdictional project of City of San Diego, City of Chula Vista, and County of San Diego will be completed in 2008.