Hop on By for a Tour! Happy Easter!

April 20, 2014 9:12 am

Hop on by for a fun tour! We have candy and treats! We at Montecito Village want to say Happy Easter!

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Elfin Forest Recreational Preserve: Outdoor Escondido

April 15, 2014 12:25 pm

If you want to experience the incredible diversity of Southern California nature, schedule a hike through the Elfin Forest Recreational Preserve. Located at the foot of the Santa Rosa mountains, this preserve is dedicated to honoring the unique scrubland and low bushes that characterize the area’s botanical resources. A 748 acre protected reserve, it was first opened in 1991 and serves multiple purposes – in addition to being a valuable educational and recreational resource, the preservation of the plant life helps preserve the Escondido Creek watershed. Over eleven miles of trails wend through the property, with easy elevation changes and plenty of switchbacks making it appropriate for hikers of all ages. The botanical trail is one of the most popular walks, but there’s plenty to see no matter where you go. There are six designated overlook points with shade and picnic tables for when you want to stop and have lunch. Bicycles and horses are also welcome on certain trails, as are dogs on leash.

Elfin Forest Recreational Preserve
8833 Harmony Grove Road
Escondido, CA 92029
(760) 632-4212

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Happy Spring!

April 14, 2014 11:12 am

The sun is shining and the flowers are starting to bloom. Wishing everyone a lovely Spring!

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