Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve

Spend a beautiful day amidst nature at the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve. Take a guided nature walk, attend a free talk, or hike the various trails.

Before You Go

  • Hours
    • 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Prices
    • n/a
  • Events
    • International Coastal Cleanup Day
    • Junior Rangers
    • Friday Stewardship Session for Long Term Volunteers
    • Nature Walk
    • National Public Lands Day - Cleanup and Restoration
  • Attractions
    • Guided Nature Walk
    • Guided Bird Walk
    • Attend a Free Talk
    • Join the Junior Rangers
    • Volunteer at the Reserve
    • Hike the trails
    • Attend Festivals and Celebrations

Questions & Answers

  • Can I use a wheelchair on the trails?
    You can use a wheelchair and strollers on the North McCoy Trail. The trail is 1/3 mile long. It starts at the Visitor Center. You can access portions of the park via the main road and an adjacent accessible path if the main park road is closed.
  • Does the reserve rent horses?
    No, the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve does not rent horses. However, there are places in the Tijuana River Valley where you can rent them. Their operations change frequently. You can call the Visitor Center on 619-575-3613 for the latest information.

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