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259 mi 416 km of trail 12 Featured Hikes

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 158 Trails Intermediate Trails 41 Trails Hard Trails 2 Trails

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

Torrey Pines State Reserve Loop

2.4 mi 3.9 km • Loop • 329 ft Ascent 100.18 m Ascent

Singletrack Del Mar, CA

( 31 )
Favorite Where the Tijuana River meets the Pacific Ocean during low tide.

Tijuana River National Estuary & Coastline

5.4 mi 8.7 km • Loop • 30 ft Ascent 9.29 m Ascent

Singletrack Imperial Beach, CA

( 2 )
Favorite Looking North East from the top of Cowles Mountain. The trail that can be seen is the service road.

Cowles Mountain Backside Loop

3.0 mi 4.8 km • Loop • 874 ft Ascent 266.28 m Ascent

Singletrack La Mesa, CA

( 18 )
Favorite Partial panorama at the top of Pyles Peak. You can see Cowles Mountain at the right side of the photo.

Three Peak Out-and-Back

5.8 mi 9.4 km • Out and Back • 1,772 ft Ascent 540.24 m Ascent

Singletrack La Mesa, CA

( 12 )
Favorite Looking back at the top of SD River Crossing Trail.

Mission Trails Loops

11.1 mi 17.9 km • Loop • 1,593 ft Ascent 485.66 m Ascent

Doubletrack La Mesa, CA

( 7 )
Favorite Mustard bloom in Los Peñasquitos Canyon.

Penasquitos Creek Loop

13.1 mi 21.1 km • Loop • 319 ft Ascent 97.13 m Ascent

Doubletrack Fairbanks Ranch, CA

( 15 )
Favorite Wildflowers bloom at the start of the Lusardi Creek Loop Trail in the spring.

Lusardi Creek Loop Trail

10.3 mi 16.6 km • Loop • 983 ft Ascent 299.67 m Ascent

Singletrack Fairbanks Ranch, CA

( 5 )
Favorite Where did that come from?

Hollenbeck Canyon Loop

13.2 mi 21.2 km • Loop • 1,519 ft Ascent 462.98 m Ascent

Doubletrack Jamul, CA

( 1 )
Favorite Where did that come from?

Hollenbeck Canyon Perimeter Loop

15.0 mi 24.1 km • Loop • 1,725 ft Ascent 525.9 m Ascent

Doubletrack Jamul, CA

( 1 )
Favorite Sunrise from the slab, top of the run

Slab Loop

4.3 mi 6.9 km • Loop • 713 ft Ascent 217.29 m Ascent

Singletrack Poway, CA

( 1 )
Favorite Enjoy this 120-degree panorama of Peñasquitos Canyon at the end of Shaw Valley Trail.

Three Bridges Loop to Los Peñasquitos Canyon

5.3 mi 8.6 km • Loop • 558 ft Ascent 170.22 m Ascent

Singletrack Carmel Valley, CA

( 2 )
Favorite This is the steepest section of the trail.

Palacio Del Mar Views Loop

2.6 mi 4.2 km • Loop • 248 ft Ascent 75.53 m Ascent

Singletrack Carmel Valley, CA

( 1 )

Trails in San Diego - 189

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1.3 mi 2.0 km #1 Kwaay Paay Peak Trail
Santee, CA
1.3 mi 2.0 km Santee, CA
All Clear
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Dry - Minimal haze in the distance, but clear blue skies overhead
30 days ago
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0.9 mi 1.5 km #2 North Beach Trail
Imperial Beach, CA
0.9 mi 1.5 km Imperial Beach, CA
Unknown
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0.6 mi 0.9 km #3 North McCoy Trail
Imperial Beach, CA
0.6 mi 0.9 km Imperial Beach, CA
Unknown
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0.7 mi 1.2 km #4 Mesa Trail
Santee, CA
0.7 mi 1.2 km Santee, CA
All Clear
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Dry - Minimal haze in the distance, but clear blue skies overhead
30 days ago
0.6 mi 1.0 km #5 Kroc Trail
La Jolla, CA
0.6 mi 1.0 km La Jolla, CA
Unknown
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0.5 mi 0.8 km #6 Razor Point Trail
Del Mar, CA
0.5 mi 0.8 km Del Mar, CA
All Clear
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Dry
44 days ago
0.4 mi 0.6 km #7 Coast Walk Trail
La Jolla, CA
0.4 mi 0.6 km La Jolla, CA
Unknown
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1.7 mi 2.8 km #8 South Fortuna Trail
Santee, CA
1.7 mi 2.8 km Santee, CA
All Clear
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Dry - Minimal haze in the distance, but clear blue skies overhead
30 days ago
0.5 mi 0.8 km #9 Point Loma Tide Pools
Coronado, CA
0.5 mi 0.8 km Coronado, CA
Unknown
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1.4 mi 2.2 km #10 Cowles Mountain Trail
La Mesa, CA
1.4 mi 2.2 km La Mesa, CA
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
56 days ago
14 
0.6 mi 1.0 km #11 Guy Fleming Trail
Del Mar, CA
0.6 mi 1.0 km Del Mar, CA
All Clear
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Dry
44 days ago
2.2 mi 3.5 km #12 Mother Miguel/Rock House Trail
La Presa, CA
2.2 mi 3.5 km La Presa, CA
Unknown
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1.0 mi 1.5 km #13 North Fortuna Trail
Santee, CA
1.0 mi 1.5 km Santee, CA
All Clear
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Dry - Minimal haze in the distance, but clear blue skies overhead
30 days ago
0.7 mi 1.1 km #14 Beach Trail
Del Mar, CA
0.7 mi 1.1 km Del Mar, CA
All Clear
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Dry
44 days ago
0.8 mi 1.2 km #15 Climbers Loop Trail
Santee, CA
0.8 mi 1.2 km Santee, CA
All Clear
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Dry - Minimal haze in the distance, but clear blue skies overhead
30 days ago
1.6 mi 2.5 km #16 Big Rock Trail
Santee, CA
1.6 mi 2.5 km Santee, CA
All Clear
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Dry - Minimal haze in the distance, but clear blue skies overhead
30 days ago
1.5 mi 2.4 km #17 Pyles Peak Summit Trail
La Mesa, CA
1.5 mi 2.4 km La Mesa, CA
All Clear
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Dry - Minimal haze in the distance, but clear blue skies overhead
30 days ago
3.3 mi 5.3 km #18 Tecolote Canyon Trail - South
San Diego, CA
3.3 mi 5.3 km San Diego, CA
Unknown
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0.9 mi 1.5 km #19 Barker Way Trail
La Mesa, CA
0.9 mi 1.5 km La Mesa, CA
All Clear
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Dry - Minimal haze in the distance, but clear blue skies overhead
30 days ago
5.1 mi 8.2 km #20 Miramar Lake
Poway, CA
5.1 mi 8.2 km Poway, CA
Unknown
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