Poker riders
Hikers Family
Ecovarium reptile presentation 2016



San Marcos features 63 miles of existing trails are great for hiking, biking, running, equestrian use and more.   

Scheduled Hikes 
(All hikes start at 9 am, sign in at 8:30 am)


Jacks Pond Nature Center Web Icon

Jack's Pond Nature Center provides information about local habitats, plants, animals, geology, and cultural history in educational and enjoyable ways. 

Park Rangers


Acting as a source of public information about the more than 35 city parks and trails network, park rangers interpret and enforce park rules and regulations for visitors, assist with various events and programs and ensure safety for park patrons.

Park Ranger Hotline (760) 744-9494 ext. 3707.


Outdoor Adventures Events

Special events are offered
through out the year.




Scouts and Volunteers


Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Eagle Scouts and Volunteers that need community projects can partner with City staff to find one that can make an impact.