Project Description

El Capitan and Surrounding Properties  

El Cap (elev. 3,675) is a prominent feature of the San Diego backcountry and towers over the El Monte Valley, El Capitan Reservoir, and San Diego River.


The summit of El Cajon Mountain (“El Cap”) and near the communities of Lakeside and Ramona, central San Diego County 


1,400 acres (multiple properties)                                             


$5.1 million


The properties were acquired by the San Diego River Park Foundation and State of California for habitat preservation and passive recreational use.