City sponsors hike to San Elijo Park

SAN MARCOS — The city of San Marcos Community Services will sponsor a Discover San Marcos hike to the San Elijo area on May 7. This free, 3-mile hike will explore the hills and canyons south and west of San Elijo Park, including Sunset, Canyon, Old Creek Ranch, and Copper Creek trails. There will be elevation changes of 300 feet. A more challenging 5-mile hike will also be offered.
Hikers will meet at the parking lot of San Elijo Park Recreation Center, 1105 Elfin Forest Road, near the corner of Elfin Forest Road and San Elijo Road in San Marcos. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., and the hike will start at 9 a.m. An adult must accompany all minors. Dogs must be on a 6-foot leash. For more details on hikes or the city’s trails, visit or call (760) 744-9000, ext. 3535.


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