Mission Trails Regional Park Status
Per the San Diego County public health order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, areas of Mission Trails Regional Park (MTRP) are open for passive use only. Cowles Mountain and all connector trails to and from Cowles Mountain and Pyles Peak are now open. All other trails at MTRP are open including the Kumeyaay Lake Trail. The Kumeyaay Lake Campground, its day-use parking lot and MTRP Visitor Center remain closed. Before visiting Mission Trails, review THIS LINK on the City of San Diego website for guidelines and safety protocols that need to be followed while at MTRP.
For more information regarding Lake Murray, click here.
MTRP Foundation to Receive $1.5 Million Grant for Bridge Construction
Senate President Pro Tem Toni Atkins has secured a $1.5 Million grant from the State of California for the Mission Trails Regional Park Foundation for the construction of a pedestrian and bicycle bridge across the San Diego River Crossing Trail. Learn more
Position Openings with the MTRP Foundation
Put your professional experience to work on behalf of Mission Trails! The MTRP Foundation is looking for a part-time Lead Educator, full-time Communications and Operations Assistant, and freelance Gift Shop Manager. Learn more
Mission Trails’ Geology Focus of Film
Last year, the MTRP Foundation released Rise and Fall of the Mountains at Mission Trails Regional Park, a 20-minute film about the park’s geology. It has been enthusiastically received and used by many educators in their distance learning curricula during the 2020-2021 school year. The film was also nominated for an Emmy Award by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ Southwest Chapter. Watch the film