San Diego Habitat Conservancy Managed Preserves

SDHC manages 14 preserves in San Diego County and is contracted to manage an additional 5 once restoration is completed

  1. Bridges & Santa Fe Creek Open Space Preserve in Rancho Santa Fe, next to The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe.
  2. Carlsbad Raceway Preserve, north of Palomar Airport Road and west of Business Park Drive.
  3. Emerald Pointe Preserve in Carlsbad, south of Palomar Airport Road and east of Aviara Parkway.
  4. Encinas Creek Biological Open Space Preserve in Carlsbad, south of Palomar Airport Road and east of Aviara Parkway.
  5. Eureka Springs Open Space Preserve in Escondido off of East Valley Parkway.
  6. Lonestar Open Space Preserve in Otay Mesa, north of Otay Mesa Road.
  7. Lowe's Biological Open Space Preserve in Santee, east of Carlton Hills Boulevard in Mast Park.
  8. Mission Vista High School Open Space Preserve in Oceanside,  1 parcel adjacent to Mission Vista High School and 1 parcel located 2 miles south
  9. Muroya Property Preserve in Carlsbad, north of Aviara Parkway and west of Black Rail Road.
  10. Quarry Creek Preserve in Carlsbad and Oceanside, along Buena Vista Creek
  11. Rancho Coronado Open Space Preserve in San Marcos, northwest of South Lake.
  12. Ryan Smooth Tarplant Open Space Preserve in Santee, within the Edgemoor Mitigation Bank
  13. Sage Creek High School Open Space Preserve in Carlsbad, west of Carlsbad Highlands Ecological Reserve
  14. Seacliff Open Space Preserve in Oceanside, along the south side of the mouth of the San Luis Rey River.
  15. Sonata Property Open Space Preserve in Carlsbad, south of Stagecoach Community Park.
  16. Taylor Property Open Space Preserve in Oceanside, north of Northerly Street and west of Taylor Drive.
  17. Vallecitos Ridge Open Space Preserve in San Marcos, east of Palomar College.
  18. Welk Biological Open Space Preserve in Escondido, next to the Lawrence Welk Resort off I-15.
  19. Woods Valley Ranch Open Space Preserve north of Escondido in Valley Center, next to Woods Valley Golf Course.

SDHC’s preserves are closed to the public. For questions regarding access, please contact us at SDHC@sdhabitat.org.

To learn more about a particular preserve, select from the map below.

Mission Valley offsite Welk Preserve Encinas Creek Emerald Pointe Ryan Tarplant Taylor Mission Valley onsite Sonata Seacliff Lowe's Springs Woods Valley Vallecitos Ridge Muroya Bridges Santa Fe Creek Lonestar Carlsbad Raceway Sage Creek Rancho Coronado Preserve page