The Friends of Del Mar Mesa is a tax exempt 501(C)3 public charitable community organization founded in January, 2013. The Friends sponsor activities and projects for the protection and preservation of Del Mar Mesa's environmental, recreational and educational opportunities, and to promote community participation.

Del Mar Mesa

Del Mar Mesa is a semi-rural residential community of 2,042 acres (8.26 km2) located in northern San Diego, California. The majority of the community was developed in the 2000s. Over 900 acres is preserved open space protected habitat. The community also has 10 miles of hiking, biking and riding trails. Minimum lot size is half acre.

Del Mar Mesa is bordered: to the north by Carmel Valley and Pacific Highlands Ranch; to the south by Los Peñasquitos Canyon; to the east by Torrey Highlands and Rancho Peñasquitos; and to the west by Torrey Hills. State Route 56 (Ted Williams Freeway) is slightly north of this community.