Carlsbad Highlands Ecological Reserve

Description

The 473-acre Carlsbad Highlands Ecological Reserve consists primarily of coastal sage scrub and grasslands. It supports California gnatcatchers, sharp-shinned hawks, black-shouldered kites, turkey vultures and golden eagles.

This property was acquired to protect native plants and special habitats. It was designated as an ecological reserve by the Fish and Game Commission in 2000.

Bicycles are prohibited per Sections 550 (bb) and 630 (g), Title 14, California Code of Regulations.

For more information, call the South Coast Region San Diego office at (858) 467-4201.

Recreational Opportunities

Wildlife Viewing  Hiking Trails

Activities: wildlife viewing, hiking

NOTE: Visitors are responsible for knowing and complying with all regulations pertaining to the use of Department lands.

Please refer to the Public Uses on State and Federal Lands section of the link opens in new windowWaterfowl, Upland Game, and Public Use Regulations (PDF) booklet for both statewide and property-specific regulations. A searchable Property-specific regulations table is also available online.

Last update : 8/6/2019 2:17:03 PM
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Location

South Coast Region (Region 5)

San Diego County

Carlsbad

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