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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.

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


Recreational Opportunities

Wildlife Viewing  Hiking Trails

PLEASE NOTE: For information on public use regulations for this area and other Department lands, refer to the link opens in new windowCDFW Public Lands Regulations. All visitors are responsible for knowing and following these regulations.

Activities: wildlife viewing, hiking


Last update : 2/15/2017 4:11:45 PM


Wildlife Branch - Lands Program
1812 9th Street, Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 445-0411


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Location

South Coast Region (Region 5)

San Diego County

Carlsbad

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