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Wright's Field in Alpine, Alpine

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Wright's Field in Alpine is a 230-acre nature reserve in Alpine, California. The property was purchased in 1990 by Back Country Land Trust.
The ecosystems found in Wright's Field include native grassland, Engelmann oak woodland, riparian (streamside) habitat, vernal pools, and coastal sage scrub/chaparral. Native and nonnative plants found in Wright's Field include sunflowers, buckwheat, sugarbush, canchalagua, wallflowers and Engelmann oak trees among others. Special wildlife in this field are the Hermes copper butterfly and the Quino checkerspot butterfly. Also, a conservation project for the rare plant, thornmint, is currently being held in this field with successful amounts of progress and research.

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  • This area is mainly locals out for daily walk. Through natural landscape of Alpine. Lots of paths to walk or jog. See natural habitat of many species of birds. There is not a much shade, so early...  more »
  • We went to Wright's Field to take family pictures with a professional photographer. The terrain was great and there are all kinds of different backdrops for great photo opportunities. The photos...  more »
  • Amazing hiking in a family and animal friendly setting
  • Beautiful place for a hike.

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