Do you love Daley Ranch?

The hills of Daley Ranch as seen from a distance in Central Escondido with a snow-capped Palomar Mountain in the background.

We do. We are the Friends of Daley Ranch, an all-volunteer non-profit dedicated to the conservation of this stunning preserve in Escondido, California. With over 25 miles of trails on 3,150 acres of historical ranch lands and undisturbed native habitats, there is a lot to love about Daley Ranch:

Looking for volunteers to work on Daley Ranch Trails
The San Diego Mountain Biking Association (SDMBA) in partnership with the City of Escondido is forming a volunteer Trail Crew program at Daley Ranch. The intent of the Trail Crew program is to have a hardy group of committed volunteers that would like to do trail work at Daley Ranch. The team will be small and agile with members trained and approved to complete trail maintenance work by themselves or in small groups.

If you think this might be something that you’re interested in being part of we’d like to hear from you. The requirements are pretty simple and it gets you out making the trails you love a better experience for everyone.

We will be hosting a Trail Crew training and orientation on January 14th from 8am-4pm for all of those that want to be part of the Trail Crew. The only other requirements are to be a SDMBA member and a City of Escondido volunteer with required background check.

If you are interested in the Trail Crew program email Scott Hansen at with your contact information. Participation will be limited for this kick-off of the trail crew concept so don’t delay.

Scott Hansen
Daley Ranch SDMBA Trail Liaison

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