All Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve trails now open

Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
Riverside County Parks and Open Space District recently announced the Santa Rosa Plateau trails are all open at this time after many being closed for almost three years after the devastating Tenaja Fire that burned hundreds of acres on the reserve.A few of the trails are still needing maintenance but are passable in good weather. The more than 9,000-acre reserve, home of many rare plants and trees, some endangered, is open from dawn to dusk through the week.The trails and their distances are: the Los Santos and Trans Reserve Loop at 4.6 miles; Vernal Pool Trail and Trans Preserve, 3.3 miles; Santa Rosa Plateau Trail to the Monument Hill, 6 miles; to the adobes via the Trans Preserve Trail, 4.6 miles; the popular Granite Loop educational Trail, 1.1 miles; Lomas Trail, 5.1 miles; Los
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