Boden Canyon Ecological Reserve is an approximately 1,200-acre property. Vegetation communities in the canyon include southern mixed chaparral, coastal sage scrub, coast live oak woodland, Engelmann oak woodland, southern coast live oak riparian forest, and south coast willow riparian forest.
The canyon also supports a variety of common upland game birds and migratory birds as well as mule deer and turkey. Among the sensitive species occurring in the reserve are Engelmann oak, San Diego horned lizard, Arroyo toad, Coastal western whiptail, Two-striped garter snake, Red diamond rattlesnake, Loggerhead shrike, least Bell's vireo, and golden eagle.
For more information, call the South Coast Region San Diego office at (858) 467-4201.