Pilgrim Creek Ecological Reserve


Pilgrim Creek Ecological Reserve is a 121 acre property of riparian and coastal sage scrub habitat. The property was designated as an ecological reserve by the Fish and Game Commission in 2004 to protect these habitats and associated species.

For more information, call the South Coast Region San Diego office at (858) 467-4201.

Recreational Opportunities

Wildlife Viewing

Activities: wildlife viewing

NOTE: Visitors are responsible for knowing and complying with all regulations pertaining to the use of Department lands.

Refer to the Public Uses on State and Federal Lands section of the Waterfowl, Upland Game, and Public Use Regulations (PDF) booklet for both statewide and property-specific regulations.

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You may not operate a drone on CDFW Lands without a Special Use Permit.

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South Coast Region (Region 5)

San Diego County

Directions: From Oceanside, head east on state highway 76. Go north on Douglas Dr. to reserve entrance.

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