Thomas Guide: 1349:F2
The Tijuana River Estuary is a wetland-upland complex that retains much of its original wildness contributing to the occurrence of many types of wetland and land bird species. Clapper Rails and Belding’s Savannah Sparrows are here. Burrowing Owls and Shrikes are target birds. In addition to brackish and salt marsh, the estuary supports grassland and scrub vegetation. Flat walking. No restroom facilities on this route, but are available at the Visitor Center.
Directions: Exit from I-5 going south at Coronado Avenue. Turn right and go west to 5th Street. Turn left to the south to the end of the street at Iris Ave. Park and meet at the small parking lot at the end.