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Memories of Border Field

Border Field State Park occupies the extreme southwestern corner of the USA. What is not part of the floodplain of the Tijuana River is sandy beaches and dunes. The low dunes above the high tide line are critical habitat for nesting of endangered or threatened species like the Western Snowy Plover and the California Least … Read more

2019-09-06 – Friday at Border Field

Earlier I wrote about the first two stops I made on my tour though some of my favorite locations between the San Diego Bay and the Mexican border. This episode is about my last visit of the day to this amazing region. When I left the Bird and Butterfly Garden, I headed to Border Field … Read more

2013-08-02 Border Field Again

I took a direct route to Border Field this early August Friday morning. I passed the Bird and Butterfly Gardens on my way. I ignored the Dairy Mart Ponds as I exited. The only thing that interested me this day was a ride to the solitude that this isolated stretch of beach at the southernmost … Read more

2013-04-04 Border Field

Weekday visits to Border Field, at the extreme southwestern corner of the USA, requires a long walk. It is over a mile from the parking area to the sandy beach, and another ¾ mile north along the beach to reach the Tijuana River Mouth. I use a specially equipped fat-tire electric bicycle to transport myself … Read more

2015-07-02 Tijuana River-Border Field

On this day I ventured down to Tijuana River Valley looking for the reported Yellow-Throated Vireo I’d heard of there. I struck out on the vireo, but there was a dozen or so Black-Throated Magpie Jays at the Bird and Butterfly Garden to keep me entertained. Later I drove down to Border Field and took … Read more