January 22: All Torrey Trails & North Beach Lot Open

The Supervising Ranger has informed us that all Torrey trails are open again. The Del Mar Scenic Pkwy trailhead by the tennis courts is still closed. There is no ETA for reopening. Please check here…


Sunday, December 11: Torrey Trail Closures

The Torrey Pines rangers informed us that all Torrey trails are closed today, Sunday, December 11, because of the rain. The beach and paved road are open to walkers, and cars can park in the beach…


Wine in the Pines 2022

Thank you so much to our loyal supporters, donors and members for a beautiful event. It was lovely to see you all, under the canopy of our beloved Torreys, a glass (or two) of wine in hand, reveling…


72nd Annual Meeting of the Conservancy

On a sunny February Sunday afternoon, a group of about 70 members and donors of the Torrey Pines Conservancy (TPC) gathered on the vast porch of the Martin Johnson House located on the campus of…


Good to see you at the 72nd Annual Meeting of the Conservancy

A group of Conservancy members and donors gathered at the Martin Johnson house on the campus of Scripps Institution of Oceanography on Sunday February 27 for the 72nd Annual Meeting of the Torrey…


TPA Helps Protect Rarest Plant in SoCal

Torrey Pines Association supports The Chaparral Lands Conservancy’s Rarest Plant Project to save and expand the rarest population of the Dudleya at the Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve Extension in…


“Einstein of the Oceans” Turns 100

Congratulations to longtime friend of Torrey Pines, Walter Munk, who turned 100 on October 19, 2017. The famed Scripps Institute oceanographer spoke at our annual meeting a few years ago and spun a…


TPA Wildflower Hike 2017

Even though this year there are not many wildflowers, TPA members and docents alike enjoyed their stroll along the Guy Fleming Trail. Our amazing guide, docent and wildflower enthusiast Margaret…


Cloudcatcher

Del Mar resident Thomas Close has his camera set up nearly every day for spectacular time-lapse artworks. You’ll often find him on the bluffs and beaches of Del Mar at sunset (this photo of Tom with…