Mt. Laguna is home to a wide variety of plants and animals native to the coastal Peninsular mountain range. Oak and pine trees, elderberry, wild roses, nettles, prickly pear and ceanothus are only a few of the plants on the mountains. Mule deer, wild turkeys, coyotes, bats, stellar jays, woodpeckers, hawks are a few among a diverse array of animals that abound on the mountain.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.
Interesting information about some of Mt. Laguna’s plants can be found on the menu pages of this section. The articles are written by knowledgeable cabin owners who share their observations and expertise.
Please see the LAGUNA MOUNTAIN menu page for an overview of
the Mt. Laguna community including information about
restaurants, stores, and organization on the mountain.