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54 mi 87 km of trail 2 Hikes

Easy Trails 12 Trails Intermediate Trails 15 Trails Hard Trails 6 Trails

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Hikes in Escondido - 2

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Favorite The challenge ahead.
Difficult

Hellhole Canyon Preserve

8.7 mi 14.1 km • Loop • 1,912 ft Ascent 582.67 m Ascent

(2) Valley…, CA
Favorite At the Lake Hodges lookout.
Intermediate

Coast to Crest Trail - North Shore Lake Hodges

15.6 mi 25.1 km • Out and Back • 407 ft Ascent 124.16 m Ascent

(3) Escondido, CA

Trails in Escondido - 31

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3.6 mi 5.8 km #1Coast to Crest: Santa Ysabel Creek
Easy
Ramona, CA
Easy
3.6 mi 5.8 km Ramona, CA
0.3 mi 0.5 km #2Witch Trail
Easy
Escondido, CA
Easy
0.3 mi 0.5 km Escondido, CA
3.2 mi 5.2 km #3Coast to Crest Trail: Old Coach to Sunset Dr
Easy/Intermediate
San Pasqual, CA
Easy/Intermediate
3.2 mi 5.2 km San Pasqual, CA
2.0 mi 3.1 km #4Bernardo Summit Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Escondido, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.0 mi 3.1 km Escondido, CA
7.3 mi 11.7 km #5Coast to Crest Trail: Raptor Ridge and San Pasqual Valley
Intermediate/Difficult
San Pasqual, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
7.3 mi 11.7 km San Pasqual, CA
2.7 mi 4.3 km #6Sage Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Valley Center, CA
Easy/Intermediate
2.7 mi 4.3 km Valley Center, CA
2.5 mi 4.0 km #7Ridgeline Maintenance Road
Intermediate/Difficult
Escondido, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.5 mi 4.0 km Escondido, CA
0.7 mi 1.2 km #8Stanley Peak
Difficult
Valley Center, CA
Difficult
0.7 mi 1.2 km Valley Center, CA
0.6 mi 1.0 km #9Rock Ridge
Difficult
Valley Center, CA
Difficult
0.6 mi 1.0 km Valley Center, CA
0.2 mi 0.3 km #10Old Tank Trail
Intermediate
Valley Center, CA
Intermediate
0.2 mi 0.3 km Valley Center, CA
1.7 mi 2.7 km #11Lake Hodges Overlook Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Escondido, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.7 mi 2.7 km Escondido, CA
3.0 mi 4.8 km #12San Pasqual (Clevenger) Canyon North
Difficult
San Pasqual, CA
Difficult
3.0 mi 4.8 km San Pasqual, CA
0.6 mi 1.0 km #13Botanical Trail
Intermediate
San Marcos, CA
Intermediate
0.6 mi 1.0 km San Marcos, CA
0.9 mi 1.4 km #14North Spot Elevation 1937 Feet
Intermediate/Difficult
San Pasqual, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
0.9 mi 1.4 km San Pasqual, CA
1.3 mi 2.1 km #15Way Up Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
San Marcos, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.3 mi 2.1 km San Marcos, CA
4.0 mi 6.4 km #16Coast to Crest Trail: Del Dios Gorge and Santa Fe Valley
Easy/Intermediate
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Easy/Intermediate
4.0 mi 6.4 km Rancho Santa Fe, CA
2.6 mi 4.2 km #17Equine Incline Loop Trail
Intermediate
Escondido, CA
Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.2 km Escondido, CA
0.1 mi 0.1 km #18Ridgetop Picnic Area
Easy
Escondido, CA
Easy
0.1 mi 0.1 km Escondido, CA
1.4 mi 2.2 km #19Hell Creek Trail
Intermediate
Valley Center, CA
Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.2 km Valley Center, CA
0.3 mi 0.5 km #20Manzanita Trail
Easy/Intermediate
San Marcos, CA
Easy/Intermediate
0.3 mi 0.5 km San Marcos, CA

Photos of Escondido - 25

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About a third of the way up the trail.
Jan 6, 2020 near Escondido, CA
Beautiful view from Witch Trail.
Jan 6, 2020 near Escondido, CA
Mountain view
Apr 17, 2018 near San Marcos, CA
Lake view
Apr 17, 2018 near San Marcos, CA
Walking in the tree tunnel
Jan 12, 2020 near San Marcos, CA
Hikers at Thelma and Louise rock early in the morning.
Apr 25, 2017 near San Pas…, CA
Rancho Guejito.
Apr 25, 2017 near San Pas…, CA
San Pasqual Valley, Highway 78, and Rockwood Canyon (right) seen from spot elevation 1762.
Apr 25, 2017 near San Pas…, CA