The Trails report has been taken off-line. Please email the Trails Maintenance Unit at trails to request current information.
PLEASE HELP US by reporting all trail problems you may encounter. Please email the Trails Maintenance Unit at trails with your report. Please be as detailed as possible as to name of trail and location. If reporting a fallen tree that is blocking the trail, please give us an estimate of the size of the tree. You may also report all trail problems to Park Headquarters during business hours.
THANKS FOR YOUR HELP!
Mountain lions are occasionally encountered in both parks. The following suggestions are based upon studies of mountain lion behavior.
Stay calm if you come upon a lion. Talk firmly to it. Move slowly, never run
away or turn your back on it. Do all you can to appear larger. Raise your arms,
open your jacket if you are wearing one. Do not crouch or bend over. Do not
approach a mountain lion, especially one that is feeding or with kittens. Most
lions will avoid a confrontation; give them a way to escape. Contact the park
Ranger if you see a mountain lion in the park.
Tell someone where you are going and when you plan on returning.
Please make sure that when hiking you have plenty of drinking water. One .5 liter bottle of water will not be enough. We recommend a minimum of 2 liters of water for each hiker for a two hour hike.
All the fire roads are multi-use trails: users should be aware that they may encounter others and all users, particularly bicyclists, must anticipate this and yield to both hikers and horseback riders. Mountain Bikes are only allowed on trails in Cuyamaca Rancho State Park When riding in the park: