Enjoy spectacular views of the nearby Sierra Azul Mountain Ranges and the Lexington Reservoir, along with a diverse array of plants and wildlife.
- The plants here are diverse and beautfiul, ranging from silktassel bushes to manzanita trees to monkeyflower plants.
- St. Joseph's Hill provides spectacular views of the surrounding Sierra Azul Mountains and of the Lexington Reservoir, which looks especially beautiful during the summer.
- Pets and bikes are welcome.
- The park is home to many wildlife, including deer, bobcats, rattlesnakes and coyotes, although these animals usually stay off the trails.
- Jesuits originally settled on St. Joseph's Hill, and traces of their abandoned vineyards can still be seen from the top of the hill.
- Dogs must be on a leash.
- Stay on trails to avoid ticks, poison oak and rattlesnakes.
- The Lexington Reservoir is usually closed to vessels during the summer.
- Watch out for speeding bicyclists.
There are handicapped bathrooms, but some trails, like Jones Trail, are too steep and narrow for wheelchairs.
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