San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve and Nature Center
2710 Manchester Avenue
Cardiff, CA 92007
Nature Center: Birding, Hike, Picnic, Walk, Water Sports
This extraordinary county and state regional park protects nearly 1,000 acres of habitat that hosts more than 700 species of plants and animals. The reserve is located in north San Diego, between Solana Beach and Encinitas, extending inland to Rancho Santa Fe. Hike along seven miles of trails, and come along for naturalist-guided Weekend Walks. Scan the landscape for awe-inspiring sightings of rare and migratory birds.