February 1, 2014 (Lakeside)-- Lakeside's River Park Conservancy will open up a new segment of the San Diego River Trail on Saturday, March 8, 2014. The grand opening will be held at Lakeside Baseball Parks, 10030 Marathon Parkway, Lakeside, CA 92040.
This new San Diego River Trail segment is a huge step forward towards the overall goal of a 52-mile trail ranging from Julian down to Dog Beach. The public is invited to a grand opening day with free family-fun activities on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Lakeside Baseball Parks from 9:00am-11:00am.
Enjoy other nonprofit vendor booths, reconnect with nature, make your own bird feeder, and listen to keynote speaker Supervisor Dianne Jacob at the ribbon to open the newest segment of the San Diego River Trail to our community.
The project funded by the San Diego River Conservancy and Proposition 40 adds another 0.5 miles to the San Diego River Trail. "We are grateful for the support and assistance of the San Diego River Conservancy," said Robin Rierdan, Executive Director. "Without their help, this project would not be possible."
Lakeside's River Park Conservancy, founded in 2001, is dedicated to the restoration of the San Diego River here in Lakeside, from El Capitan Dam to the border of Santee. The nonprofit protects animals, improves habitat, improves water quality, and develops recreation for residents of Lakeside, East County, and San Diego.
For more information, visit: www.LakesideRiverPark.org and www.Facebook.com/LakesideRiverPark