Docent-led Hikes at SMER

SMER is an ecological reserve, and so public access is restricted to protect these vital lands. But you can explore the reserve on these docent-led outings

Winter 2019 and Spring 2020 Hikes

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Docent-led hikes

Check out the schedule for upcoming fall 2019 docent-led hikes

Dangerous Snakes

Friendly People

PJ Falatek enjoys the Highlands HIke

Hikers observing fairy shrimp on the Highlands Hike

View from Highlands Hike

Hikers head back from the Highlands HIke

Teenagers enjoy the Temecula Gorge Hike

Hikers enjoy a rainy day hike on the Chaparral Hike

13 people standing on a trail in the rain

Intrepid hikers enjoy the Chaparral trail