Restoration work commenced with an innovative weed removal project using 250 goats at Three Sisters Reserve. The goats grazed 21 acres for three weeks, successfully removing non-native plants and the previous year's thatch. This was the first step in a multi-year restoration project that included the installation of temporary irrigation and the planting of 8,000 coastal sage scrub and grassland native plants.
This 99-acre parcel spread on a rolling hillside has spectacular ocean views and wonderful hiking trails that can be accessed from the end of Ocean Terrace Drive. It is home to several rare wildflower and bird species and the location of a 21-acre habitat restoration project initiated in 2009.
Parking is available on city and residential streets
Three Sisters Reserve Trails Map [PDF: 237KB]
Three Sisters Restoration Plan [PDF: 8.29MB]
McCarrells Canyon Restoration Plan [PDF: 4.38MB]