By Miriam Raftery
May 11, 2017 (Jacumba Hot Springs) — The Jacumba Hikers and Walkers will hit the trail this Saturday, May 13th on a five-mile hike to visit an inactive garnet mine. Hikers will encounter a waterfall, exhilarating views and othr hidden treasures of the high desert area. “Bring your rock picks and safety glasses to do a little mining, or just enjoy your lunch on a scenic hilltop at the mine,” the invitation reads.
This hike is rated hard with a 500 foot elevation gain. No dogs, please. Hikers will meet at 8 a.m. at the Jacumba Spa and Resort, 44450 Old Highway 80 in Jacumba Hot Springs, CA 91934.