Mt. Laguna is home to a wide variety of animals native to the coastal Peninsular mountain range. Mule deer, wild turkeys, coyotes, bats, stellar jays, woodpeckers, hawks are a few among a diverse array of animals that abound on the mountain. Oak and pine trees, elderberry, wild roses, nettles, prickly pear and ceanothus are only a few of the plants on the mountains.The native Americans who lived in the Lagunas’ on a regular seasonal basis were very familiar and adept at using these natural resources for food, medicine, and household purposes.
More information about some of Mt. Laguna’s animals can be found on the menu pages of this section. The articles are written by knowledgeable cabin owners who share their observations and expertise.