Ramona Grasslands Preserve Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Diego County
Document Title
Ramona Grasslands Preserve Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Document Description
The project proposes 8.6 miles of non-motorized multi-use trails, including 6.5 miles of existing trails and 2.1 miles of new trails within the 3,490 acre Ramona Grasslands Preserve. In addition, 2.0 miles of pathways are proposed along Highland Valley and Rangeland Roads. New infrastructure proposed for the northeast portion of the Preserve includes a staging area (three acres in size including visitor parking for 30 cars and 18 vehicles with horse trailers); ranger station/interpretive center/restroom facility; maintenance building; primitive amphitheatre; picnic areas; viewing pavilion/visitor kiosk; utility trenching; horse arena; and two volunteer pads. Public access in the northwest portion of the Preserve includes a proposed crossing of Santa Maria Creek. The project will also implement management directives in accordance with the Resource Management Plan.

Contact Information

Megan Hamilton
Agency Name
San Diego Department of Planning and Research
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego
Cross Streets
Highland Valley Road and Rangeland Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
SR 67, 78
Santa Maria Creek
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Ramona

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Recreational (Multi-use trails and staging area)
Local Actions
Resource Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Septic System, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), Department of Toxic Substances Control
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), Department of Toxic Substances Control

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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