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Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

News | 4th Sep 2012

Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve is a beautiful coastal state park situated near the San Diego community, La Jolla. It is bordered by the city of Del Mel in the North and by the Torrey Pines Municipal Golf Course in the South. Officially, it is located inside the city limits of San Diego, but despite this fact, it still is a secluded, wild stretch of land, where pure nature can still be admired. It is considered to be one of the main attractions of the city and anyone who passes through San Diego must not leave without having visited Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. It features amazing landscapes and views that cannot be found anywhere else and it will sure make a lasting impression on any visitor.

Moreover, the reserve is relatively rich, filled with things that haven’t been destroyed by humans. It has a wonderful plateau with tall cliffs that overlook the entire area and a fabulous lagoon that serves as home to thousands of migrating birds. Also, the flora and the wildlife are flourishing in the reserve and various species can be spotted. Skunks, rabbits, foxes, bobcats, coyotes, cacti many others can be admired, as well as the extremely rare Torrey pine, a species that is in danger of being extinct. It consists of eight entire miles of trails around the whole park, during which hikers are free to esteem the most amazing things the area has to offer. It is the ideal place to spend a few days in relaxation and forget about all your daily worries. Although it is basically in the city of San Diego, it appears as if it was miles away and has nothing in common with the hustle and bustle of the town.

It even features a small hotel on the top, a museum and a tower in the middle of nature. If you love nature and you love trekking, this is the right place to consider. The Torrey Pines Reserve never fails to impress its visitors. And if you come during the whale migration period you’ll have the chance to see the wonderful process from a cliff. In addition, the Torrey Pines State Natural Reservation is home to several endangered species that are protected by the law. Hunting and other similar activities are strictly forbidden and there are harsh regulations, imposed in order to protect the area. Even new subspecies have started to appear here, like the Pinustorreyanatorreyana. This is the only location in the world where this plant can develop and grow; therefore, it needs special attention and protection.

The reservation is a magnificent area, aimed to be admired and treasured for its great value and not to be destroyed. People from all over the country come here to admire its beauty and cherish it. The Torrey Pines Reserve seems to be part from another world, a secluded and isolated place, far away from the city-life and is ought to remain this way for eternity. Whether you’re a local or a tourist, the natural reserve welcomes you with great landscapes and beautiful attractions you’ll certainly adore.

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