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Birding Outing: Stonewall Mine & Cuyamaca Lake with Palomar Audubon

Saturday, August 5, 2023
8:00 am11:30 am

Join our friends from Palomar Audubon on a field trip!

Please Note: Summer birding can be very warm. So be sure to bring sunscreen and sufficient water on walks.

We should see mountain birds as well as waterfowl at the lake.


From San Diego, take I-8 east and exit north on Hwy 79. Continue north approx.15 miles along Hwy 79 to just north of the Paso Picacho Campground. From North County, take Hwy 78 (or Hwy 67) to Ramona, and then continue on Hwy 78 just past Julian, to Hwy 79. Take Hwy 79 south approx. 8 miles. The mine itself is off a small state park road that is well-signed in both directions and to the east of Hwy 79. Meet in the parking lot.

There is a California State Park day-use parking fee. Carpooling is recommended.

Bring a lunch for an after-walk picnic.

Expect warm weather.


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  • City of San Diego

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  • Malk Nature Fund
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