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Gems in San Diego - 2

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gem Favorite Old Point Loma Lighthouse

Old Point Loma Lighthouse

(5) Coronado, CA
gem Favorite Anton Knechtel (1823-1903) gravesite at sunset, enclosed by a new wood picket fence.

Anton Knechtel Gravesite

(1) Del Mar, CA

Recommended Routes in San Diego - 15

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Favorite The area of the beach that the Torrey Pines State Reserve trails lead to...
Intermediate

Torrey Pines State Reserve Loop

2.4 mi 3.9 km 329' Up 100.18 m Up 330' Down 100.46 m Down

Del Mar, CA
Favorite Partial panorama at the top of Pyles Peak. You can see Cowles Mountain at the right side of the photo.
Difficult

Three Peak Out-and-Back

5.8 mi 9.4 km 1,772' Up 540.24 m Up 1,772' Down 540.18 m Down

La Mesa, CA
Favorite Where the Tijuana River meets the Pacific Ocean during low tide.
Easy

Tijuana River National Estuary & Coastline

5.4 mi 8.7 km 30' Up 9.29 m Up 30' Down 9.29 m Down

Imperia…, CA
Favorite South Fortuna from Visitor Center loop
Intermediate

Mission Trails Loops

11.1 mi 17.9 km 1,593' Up 485.66 m Up 1,581' Down 482.01 m Down

La Mesa, CA
Favorite Mustard bloom in Los Peñasquitos Canyon.
Easy/Intermediate

Penasquitos Creek Loop

13.1 mi 21.1 km 319' Up 97.13 m Up 319' Down 97.18 m Down

Fairban…, CA
Favorite Looking North East from the top of Cowles Mountain. The trail that can be seen is the service road.
Intermediate/Difficult

Cowles Mountain Backside Loop

3.0 mi 4.8 km 874' Up 266.28 m Up 877' Down 267.18 m Down

La Mesa, CA
Favorite Black Mountain Ranch Park is quite beautiful in its verdant spring form.
Intermediate/Difficult

Lusardi Creek Loop Trail

10.3 mi 16.6 km 983' Up 299.67 m Up 968' Down 295.05 m Down

Fairban…, CA
Favorite Taking a quick break at the waterfall.
Easy

Los Peñasquitos Creek Waterfall

3.7 mi 6.0 km 68' Up 20.72 m Up 68' Down 20.76 m Down

Carmel…, CA
Favorite Where did that come from?
Intermediate

Hollenbeck Canyon Perimeter Loop

15.0 mi 24.1 km 1,725' Up 525.9 m Up 1,725' Down 525.89 m Down

Jamul, CA

San Diego Hiking

  • 373 Miles 600 Kilometers of Trail
  • 15 Recommended Routes
  • 2 Gems Gems
  • 113 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 99 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 5 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in San Diego - 202

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1.3 mi 2.0 km #1Kwaay Paay Peak Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Santee, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Santee, CA 22 
0.7 mi 1.1 km #2Razor Point Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Del Mar, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Del Mar, CA
0.6 mi 1.0 km #3Guy Fleming Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Del Mar, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Del Mar, CA
1.9 mi 3.1 km #4San Diego River Trail
Easy
Lakeside, CA
Easy
Lakeside, CA
0.9 mi 1.5 km #5North Beach Trail
Intermediate
Imperial Beach, CA
Intermediate
Imperial Beach, CA
0.8 mi 1.2 km #6Broken Hill Trail
Intermediate
Del Mar, CA
Intermediate
Del Mar, CA
0.6 mi 0.9 km #7North McCoy Trail
Easy
Imperial Beach, CA
Easy
Imperial Beach, CA
0.7 mi 1.2 km #8Mesa Trail
Difficult
Santee, CA
Difficult
Santee, CA
1.6 mi 2.5 km #9Par Four Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Rancho San Diego, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Rancho San Diego, CA
0.2 mi 0.3 km #10Grinding Rocks Trail
Intermediate
La Mesa, CA
Intermediate
La Mesa, CA

Photos of San Diego - 286

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Where the Tijuana River meets the Pacific Ocean. Taken at low tide in the Fall.
Sep 13, 2017 near Imperia…, CA
The area of the beach that the Torrey Pines State Reserve trails lead to...
Oct 24, 2016 near Del Mar, CA
Broken Hill - one of the many scenic spots in the reserve.
Oct 24, 2016 near Del Mar, CA
Rancho Bernardo viewed from Black Mountain on a very clear day. Oak Valley Middle School is at the bottom, left of center and Palomer Mountain is in the background 28 miles away, left of center.
Feb 7, 2021 near Fairban…, CA
Del Mar Mesa Equestrian trail under a dramatic sky to the east.
Jan 23, 2021 near Carmel…, CA
Great views await those that travel this short trail.
Apr 25, 2018 near La Jolla, CA
This area has beautiful cliffs with wonderful tide pools strewn throughout.
Apr 23, 2018 near Coronado, CA
Enjoy this 120-degree panorama of Peñasquitos Canyon at the end of Shaw Valley Trail.
Feb 19, 2017 near Carmel…, CA