San Jose Hills

The San Jose Hills are a part of the Transverse Ranges located in Eastern Los Angeles County, California, marking the border between the San Gabriel Valley and the Pomona Valley.wikipedia
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San Gabriel Valley

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The San Jose Hills are a part of the Transverse Ranges located in Eastern Los Angeles County, California, marking the border between the San Gabriel Valley and the Pomona Valley.

Walnut, California

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It includes portions of Covina, West Covina, Walnut, Pomona, and San Dimas.
Walnut is located on the southern slopes of the San Jose Hills, with West Covina to the north and west, Pomona to the east, Diamond Bar, Rowland Heights, and the City of Industry to the south, and La Puente to the west.

Pomona Valley

Pomona
The San Jose Hills are a part of the Transverse Ranges located in Eastern Los Angeles County, California, marking the border between the San Gabriel Valley and the Pomona Valley.
The Pomona Valley is separated from San Gabriel Valley to the west by the northeastern end of the San Jose Hills, running approximately along State Route 57.

Transverse Ranges

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The San Jose Hills are a part of the Transverse Ranges located in Eastern Los Angeles County, California, marking the border between the San Gabriel Valley and the Pomona Valley.
The Ranges include the steep San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles, the Tehachapi Mountains southeast of Bakersfield, the Verdugo Mountains, the Liebre-Sawmill Mountains, the San Rafael Hills, Puente Hills, San Jose Hills, and Chino Hills.

Chino Hills

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To the south, the valley of San Jose Creek (a line followed by the Pomona Freeway) separates the San Jose Hills from the Puente Hills and Chino Hills.
To the north of the Puente Hills and San Jose Creek lie the San Jose Hills.

Galster Wilderness Park Nature Center

Galster Park Nature Center
Just east of Azusa Avenue, along the north slopes is Galster Wilderness Park with its new Galster Park Nature Center operated by the San Gabriel Mountains Regional Conservancy and 40 acre of Walnut Woodland.
The Galster Wilderness Park Nature Center is a small museum and educational center set in Galster Wilderness Park, a 42 acre wilderness park located on the north slope of the San Jose Hills in the San Gabriel Valley, California.

Los Angeles County, California

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The San Jose Hills are a part of the Transverse Ranges located in Eastern Los Angeles County, California, marking the border between the San Gabriel Valley and the Pomona Valley.

Covina, California

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It includes portions of Covina, West Covina, Walnut, Pomona, and San Dimas.

Pomona, California

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It includes portions of Covina, West Covina, Walnut, Pomona, and San Dimas.

San Dimas, California

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It includes portions of Covina, West Covina, Walnut, Pomona, and San Dimas.

California State Route 60

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To the south, the valley of San Jose Creek (a line followed by the Pomona Freeway) separates the San Jose Hills from the Puente Hills and Chino Hills.

Puente Hills

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To the south, the valley of San Jose Creek (a line followed by the Pomona Freeway) separates the San Jose Hills from the Puente Hills and Chino Hills.

San Gabriel Mountains

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The San Gabriel Mountains (the Transverse ranges located north of the San Jose Hills) were uplifted by tectonic force as a result of the colliding Pacific and North American plates more than a billion years ago.

Coastal sage scrub

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The dominant plant community is coastal sage scrub, known for its high adaptations for long dry summers and is drought deciduous.

Chaparral

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Above 1000 ft, chaparral makes its appearance, which differs from the sage scrub by being evergreen.

Bobcat

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Mammals in the San Jose Hills include bobcats, gray fox, skunks, opossums, squirrels, and other rodents.

Gray fox

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Mammals in the San Jose Hills include bobcats, gray fox, skunks, opossums, squirrels, and other rodents.

Skunk

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Mammals in the San Jose Hills include bobcats, gray fox, skunks, opossums, squirrels, and other rodents.

Opossum

DidelphidaeDidelphimorphiaopossums
Mammals in the San Jose Hills include bobcats, gray fox, skunks, opossums, squirrels, and other rodents.

Squirrel

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Mammals in the San Jose Hills include bobcats, gray fox, skunks, opossums, squirrels, and other rodents.

Rodent

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Mammals in the San Jose Hills include bobcats, gray fox, skunks, opossums, squirrels, and other rodents.

California quail

Callipepla californicaquailCalifornia valley quail
The bird diversity is exceptional, and notable species include California quail, least Bell's vireo, coastal California gnatcatcher, grasshopper sparrow, southwest willow flycatcher, and red-tailed hawk.

Bell's vireo

least Bell's vireoleast Bell’s vireoVireo bellii
The bird diversity is exceptional, and notable species include California quail, least Bell's vireo, coastal California gnatcatcher, grasshopper sparrow, southwest willow flycatcher, and red-tailed hawk.

California gnatcatcher

coastal California gnatcatcherPolioptila californicaCalifornia gnatcatchers
The bird diversity is exceptional, and notable species include California quail, least Bell's vireo, coastal California gnatcatcher, grasshopper sparrow, southwest willow flycatcher, and red-tailed hawk.

Grasshopper sparrow

Ammodramus savannarumgrasshopper sparrows
The bird diversity is exceptional, and notable species include California quail, least Bell's vireo, coastal California gnatcatcher, grasshopper sparrow, southwest willow flycatcher, and red-tailed hawk.