Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve, Imperial Beach

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Water Body · Hidden Gem · Educational Site
Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve is a natural reserve in Imperial Beach, California and San Ysidro, San Diego. It encompasses the Tijuana River Estuary, located on the Mexico–United States border. It is divided into two parts: the Tijuana Slough National Wildlife Refuge on the north, and Border Field State Park in the south.
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  • Walked along the beach boundary. So quiet and secluded. Even on a weekend it was quiet and very lightly attended. Great place to walk and view.  more »
  • Did a nice bike ride through the Estuary. Scenic. Nice. Lots of birds and wildlife. The trails are smooth and easily accessible. There were many directions you could go taking you to secluded areas...  more »
  • Nice trails. Very Family friendly. Hiking, 🐎 back riding or biking. Cant go wrong. All trails mostly lead to the Border state field park. The hidden 💎 in south San Diego. These are the trails located in the most southwest point in the USA. 👍
  • In the glorious days of Dempsey Holder I would have given it a 5 probably. Today it's still a beautiful estuary but the water is toxic these days. I read somewhere that it's the most polluted river outfall in North America. My dumb as a doornail ex wife took my kids "swimming" here 5 years ago with one of her side dudes, I was livid.

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