The Louis A. Stelzer County Park TRACK Trail is an easy/moderate 1.5-mile loop that follows the Riparian Trail, Wooten Loop and Stelzer Trail. These trails meander through oak woodlands, chaparral, coastal sage scrub and riparian woodland habitat with an abundance of plant and animal life. The tracks of animals such as bobcats and deer can be seen on the trail. Along with the parks natural attributes, the park also features two playgrounds, a visitor/nature center, picnic areas and more.
Note to Visitors: Stelzer County Park is a natural area that is home to many wildlife species, including a few that can be potentially dangerous: rattlesnakes and mountain lions. Please use caution while hiking the trails at Stelzer County Park.
Adventures for Louis A. Stelzer County Park
Nature's Hide & SeekDifficulty:
Stelzer: Natures RelationshipsDifficulty:
From the west, take 8 east to 67 north to Winter Gardens Blvd. Turn right and keep right at the fork in the road to Winter Gardens, then turn left onto Woodside Avenue. Turn left on Maine Avenue, then right onto Mapleview St., and left onto Ashwood St. Ashwood becomes Wildcat Canyon Road, and the park is at 11470 Wildcat Canyon Road.
The TRACK Trail program is sponsored by the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation.
The Louis A. Stelzer County Park TRACK Trail was made possible by a partnership formed between Kids in Parks and the San Diego County Department of Parks and Recreation. Additional partners are Jimbo’s Natural Foods Grocer, and the San Diego County Parks Society.