San Marcos Earth Day trail clean-up

The City of San Marcos’ Community Services Department will hold a “Discover San Marcos” hike on Saturday, April 6. The hike is free and will begin at 9 am; hikers can start signing in at 8:30 am.

This moderately difficult, six-mile hike will explore the Cerro do Las Posas ridgeline trails with overlooks of Lake San Marcos and the Pacific Ocean. There will be steep climbs with an elevation gain of 500 feet. Hikers that elect to participate in the Earth Day trail clean-up will be provided with the necessary equipment. Meet in the parking lot at the Ridgeline Trailhead, 212 San Elijo Road, San Marcos. The hike is subject to cancelation in the event of rain.

An adult must accompany all minors. Sturdy walking shoes are recommended; bring water and trail snacks. Dogs must be on a maximum 6’ leash at all times.

For information on hikes or the City’s trails, visit or call 744-9000, ext. 3535.

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