Cuyamaca Rancho State Park

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Cuyamaca Rancho State Park

Location:East of San Diego, 5 miles north of I-8 on Highway 79.
Facilities:167 developed family campsites (no hookups) with restrooms and pay showers, group camps, including an equestrian family camp, picnic areas (é), trails (100+ miles), visitor center (é). Campgrounds are seasonal (closed December-March).
Activities:Camping, fishing, hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, mountain biking, wildlife viewing, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park offers acres of meadows, mountains, and oak woodlands, with more than 100 miles of multi-use trails. Though the park sustained serious damage in an October 2003 wildfire, the meadows are still abundant with summer wildflowers and native grasses,oaks are thriving, and pine seedlings are flourishing.
Address:c/o Colorado Desert District Office
200 Palm Canyon Dr
Borrego Springs, CA 92004

Size: 24,693 acres. Elevation: 6,000 feet.

See other parks in California.
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In just 14 hours, what started as a relatively small blaze quickly swelled into a 28-mile-long conflagration, driven by the destructive power of the seasonal Santa Ana winds, and crossed into Cuyamaca Rancho State Park.
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Among the projects now eligible to seek approval is conifer restoration planting on 2,500 acres of the Cuyamaca Rancho State Park, 50 miles east of San Diego.
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It denuded 95% of Cuyamaca Rancho State Park (50 miles east of San Diego), and was so intense that six years later little natural regeneration has occurred among the coniferous and hardwood forests that had covered the mountainous park.

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