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Lake Calavera Loop Trail: Due to recent rain, two sections of the Lake Loop Trail near Lake Calavera Dam shown in orange on this map are temporarily closed.
- Learn how city trails are developed and managed in the Trails Master Plan
- Find out about the city's Habitat Management Plan
- Read about the Hub Park lease
- Guidelines for an Eagle Scout project
Avenida Encinas improvements approved
On Tuesday, the City Council approved plans for Avenida Encinas, between the Poinsettia Regional Transit Station to Carlsbad Boulevard, that will safely accommodate all modes of travel and improve access and connectivity as part of the Coastal Rail Trail, a 44-mile regional bikeway that is planned
03/15/2023 1:52 PM
Gnatcatcher success story
City of Carlsbad report shows successes in protecting federally threatened wildlife and plants
02/23/2023 1:01 PM
Celebrate Parks & Recreation Month
The City of Carlsbad's Parks & Recreation Department will be in the spotlight throughout July as the city celebrates national Parks and Recreation Month.
07/01/2022 2:08 PM
National Get Outdoors Day
Saturday, June 11, is National Get Outdoors Day and with the weather heating up it’s a great time to try out some of our many city trails that are close to the beach.
Trail safety tips for springtime
With spring comes warmer temperatures and more opportunities to enjoy outdoor activities, like hiking some of the city’s beautiful and diverse trails. Just remember rattlesnakes, bees, coyotes and other wildlife are more active in springtime, too. Stay alert and follow these tips to stay safe while
04/06/2022 11:29 AM
Five Carlsbad trails with the best views
Have you been enjoying the extra hour of daylight since the time changed last week? If you're looking for outdoor activities to maximize those lighter evenings, here’s a roundup of city trails that offer beautiful views (listed in order of the easiest hikes to the most challenging.)
03/16/2022 1:07 PM
Fire prevention reminders
Due to the prolonged drought, our open space and trails are vulnerable than ever to fire. Please remember:
Due to the prolonged drought, our trails and open space are more vulnerable than ever to fire.
- No motorized vehicles
- No smoking
- No fires
- No firearms
- No fireworks
Please follow these safety regulations and report fires immediately to 9-1-1. For non-emergency issues call the Police Department, 760-931-2197. CMC 11.32.030