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Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve

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Recommended Routes in Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve - 1

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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

Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve Hiking

  • 33 Miles 53 Kilometers of Trail
  • 1 Recommended Route
  • 10 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 5 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 1 Difficult Trail Difficult Trails
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Trails in Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve - 15

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0.7 mi 1.1 km #1Carmel Mountain Connector
Difficult
Carmel Valley, CA
Difficult
Carmel Valley, CA
0.5 mi 0.8 km #2Lopez Canyon Open Space to Los Peñasquitos Canyon Connector
Easy
Carmel Valley, CA
Easy
Carmel Valley, CA
0.7 mi 1.1 km #3Trans County Trail
Intermediate
Carmel Valley, CA
Intermediate
Carmel Valley, CA
1.4 mi 2.3 km #4Los Peñasquitos Canyon Trail
Easy
Carmel Valley, CA
Easy
Carmel Valley, CA
0.9 mi 1.4 km #5Powerlines Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Carmel Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Carmel Valley, CA
2.6 mi 4.2 km #6Los Peñasquitos Creek Trail
Easy
Carmel Valley, CA
Easy
Carmel Valley, CA
11.3 mi 18.2 km #7Transcounty Trail 28
Intermediate
Poway, CA
Intermediate
Poway, CA

Photos of Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve - 51

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Mustard bloom in Los Peñasquitos Canyon.
Feb 19, 2017 near Carmel…, CA
John Strauch leads the Friday hiking group through Los Peñasquitos Canyon.
Jun 24, 2017 near Carmel…, CA
Taking a quick break at the waterfall.
Mar 4, 2020 near Carmel…, CA
North side, Los Peñasquitos Canyon Trail
Sep 22, 2020 near Carmel…, CA
The falls
Sep 22, 2020 near Carmel…, CA
The view downstream from the falls
Sep 22, 2020 near Carmel…, CA
Los Peñasquitos Canyon on a very clear winter day. Mt. Woodson is visible 15 miles away slightly right of center.
Jan 26, 2021 near Carmel…, CA
Waiting for spring in Los Peñasquitos Canyon on a very clear winter day. Mt. Woodson (center) and Iron Mountain (center right) are visible 15 miles away.
Jan 26, 2021 near Carmel…, CA