Docent-led Hikes on the Santa Margarita Ecological Reserve

These exclusive docent-led hikes are a fun way to visit this special place which is not open to the public.

Santa Margarita Ecological Reserve

In addition to protecting local flora and fauna, the reserve provides environmental research opportunities for students and researchers worldwide.


Spring 2021 Hikes

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, we have canceled our docent-led hikes through the end of 2020. Optimistically, we will resume our hikes spring of 2021. Please continue to follow our Facebook page for updates from staff and continue to visit this webpage for current information.

Docent-led hikes

Check out the schedule for upcoming fall 2020 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