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Recommended Routes in Cuyamaca Rancho State Park - 4

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Favorite Stonewall Peak from the Cold Stream Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Stonewall Peak Loop

5.3 mi 8.5 km 971' Up 296.08 m Up 972' Down 296.2 m Down

Descanso, CA
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Favorite The view north from Cuyamaca Peak was cloudy and beautiful on a day in January 2017.
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Cuyamaca Peak

5.4 mi 8.7 km 1,559' Up 475.14 m Up 1,559' Down 475.06 m Down

Descanso, CA
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Favorite Wildflowers bloom on the West Mesa Trail in Cuyamaca State Park.
Intermediate Intermediate

West Mesa Loop

6.7 mi 10.8 km 1,000' Up 304.85 m Up 1,001' Down 305.03 m Down

Descanso, CA
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Favorite Burst of yellow in Cuyamaca Rancho SP after a wet winter.
Intermediate Intermediate

Airplane Monument Loop

5.0 mi 8.1 km 849' Up 258.69 m Up 847' Down 258.3 m Down

Descanso, CA
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Cuyamaca Rancho State Park Hiking

  • 68 Miles 109 Kilometers of Trail
  • 4 Recommended Routes
  • 3 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 33 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 1 Difficult Trail Difficult Trails
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Trails in Cuyamaca Rancho State Park - 33

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3.7 mi 5.9 km #1Marty Minshall
Intermediate Intermediate
Julian, CA
Intermediate Intermediate
Julian, CA
3.6 mi 5.8 km #2Stonewall Peak Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Descanso, CA
Intermediate Intermediate
Descanso, CA
4.2 mi 6.8 km #3Cold Stream Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Descanso, CA
Intermediate Intermediate
Descanso, CA
3.2 mi 5.2 km #4Harvey Moore Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Descanso, CA
Intermediate Intermediate
Descanso, CA
1.5 mi 2.4 km #5Vern Whitaker Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Julian, CA
Intermediate Intermediate
Julian, CA
3.8 mi 6.1 km #6Azalea Glen Loop Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Descanso, CA
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Descanso, CA
2.7 mi 4.3 km #7Black Oak Trail
Difficult Difficult
Julian, CA
Difficult Difficult
Julian, CA
3.3 mi 5.4 km #8Eastside Trail
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Descanso, CA
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Descanso, CA
0.4 mi 0.7 km #9Los Caballos
Intermediate Intermediate
Julian, CA
Intermediate Intermediate
Julian, CA
1.6 mi 2.7 km #10Juaquapin Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Descanso, CA
Intermediate Intermediate
Descanso, CA

Photos of Cuyamaca Rancho State Park - 33

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The view north from Cuyamaca Peak was cloudy and beautiful on a day in January 2017.
Jan 15, 2017 near Descanso, CA
Beautiful spring flowers grow right alongside the trail.
May 15, 2017 near Descanso, CA
Standing on the summit
Mar 12, 2018 near Julian, CA
Stonewall Peak from the Cold Stream Trail
Mar 24, 2018 near Julian, CA
Hiking down towards Little Stonewall Peak
Mar 25, 2018 near Julian, CA
Start of the Eastside Trail
Sep 22, 2020 near Descanso, CA
The trail carves through the edge of the meadow
Sep 23, 2020 near Descanso, CA
Snowy singletrack.
Mar 6, 2022 near Julian, CA

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