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Field Trips and Tips

As convenient as it is to look at animals mounted in a museum, the real action is out in the field. So, why not go?

Exploring our region with the Museum


Free Nature Walks in San Diego County guided by the Museum's Canyoneers
Programs and Day Trips for Adults
Programs and Day Trips for Families
Overnight Expeditions

Exploring on your own or with other organizations:


Places to Explore Tide Pools in San Diego County
Books to help you explore the desert on your own

Tips for your trips into field


Wilderness Ethics
Enjoying Desert Wildflowers
Finding Snakes

Photo of rattlesnake by Bradford Hollingsworth

Natural Treasures