Trail Name: Bolsa Avenue Trail
Open Season: Monthly walking tours
Length: 1 mile
Surface and difficulty: Paved and Firm, Boardwalk, ABA compliant
Information: Monthly Refuge tours and special guided birding tours start by meeting tour guide by Navy base main gate. The tour last approximately two hours and covers about one-mile round walking distance.
Facilities that are currently available to accommodate visitors include a six- to eight-foot-wide pedestrian pathway, consisting of decomposed granite, that leads from the Refuge office east along Bolsa Avenue to an existing observation deck, located about a quarter of a mile east of the intersection of Bolsa Avenue and Kitts Highway. The observation deck is located on the south side of Bolsa Avenue and provides views into the marsh. Interpretive signage on the deck provides the public with information about the habitats and species protected on the Refuge. Also available to the public during organized tour s are trails that meander through the native plant garden. Signs have been placed throughout the garden to identify the various native plants and the wildlife in the area.