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.


Upcoming Hikes

Sun, Nov 7, 2021 Temecula Gorge Hike
Sat, Nov 20, 2021 PJ’s Bird Walk
Sat, Dec 4, 2021 View Loop Trail
Sun, Dec 12, 2021 Temecula Gorge Hike
Sat, Jan 15, 2022 Temecula Gorge Hike
Sun, Jan 23, 2022 View Loop Trail
Sat, Feb 12, 2022 PJ’s Bird Walk
Sun, Feb 20, 2022 Temecula Gorge Hike




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