Tecolote Canyon is one of several protected urban canyons in the San Diego area that support native plant communities and associated bird life. Birds that are here for the entire year include hawks, Anna’s Hummingbird, California Thrasher, House Wren, Wrentit, and both California and Spotted Towhees. At this time most resident birds should be out and singing. Springtime birds, such as Grosbeaks and Orioles may also be found. Easy walking. Restrooms may be found at the trailhead by the Visitor Center. Participation is capped at 25.
NOTE: Due to parking conflicts with a baseball tournament, for this hike only we will meet at the intersection of Gardena Ave and Cross St.
Directions: From I-5 head east on Tecolote Rd, turn left on to Morena Blvd and then turn right on to Knoxville St. Proceed about 3 or 4 blocks to a stop sign and turn right on to Gardena Ave. Drive to the end of Gardena Ave (32.7752,-117.1912). Parking will be on the street.