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20 mi 33 km of trail 4 Featured Hikes

Easy Trails 16 Trails Intermediate Trails 5 Trails Hard Trails 0 Trails
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Featured Hikes in Carlsbad - 4

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Favorite Looking back on the path you traveled around the base of Calavera Volcano.
Intermediate

Lake Calavera Preserve Loop

3.2 mi 5.1 km • Loop • 180 ft Ascent 55 m Ascent

(8) Carlsbad, CA
Favorite Near the main trailhead of Batiquitos Lagoon.
Easy

Batiquitos Lagoon Trail

3.3 mi 5.3 km • Out and Back • 39 ft Ascent 11.99 m Ascent

(10) Encinitas, CA
Favorite Summit photo looking west toward Pacific Ocean.
Intermediate

Denk 7

7.6 mi 12.2 km • Point to Point • 1,025 ft Ascent 312.37 m Ascent

(1) Lake Sa…, CA
Favorite View point over the surrounding area
Intermediate

Aviara Oaks Loop

2.8 mi 4.6 km • Out and Back • 280 ft Ascent 85.27 m Ascent

(3) Lake Sa…, CA

Trails in Carlsbad - 17

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2.1 mi 3.3 km #1Double Peak Trail
Intermediate
Lake San Marcos, CA
Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.3 km Lake San Marcos, CA 11 
0.8 mi 1.3 km #2Black Sage Trail
Intermediate
Encinitas, CA
Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.3 km Encinitas, CA
0.5 mi 0.9 km #3Golf View Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Lake San Marcos, CA
Easy/Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.9 km Lake San Marcos, CA
1.4 mi 2.3 km #4Whiptail Loop Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Lake San Marcos, CA
Easy/Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.3 km Lake San Marcos, CA
2.0 mi 3.3 km #5Switchbacks Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Lake San Marcos, CA
Easy/Intermediate
2.0 mi 3.3 km Lake San Marcos, CA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #6Watertank Trail
Intermediate
Lake San Marcos, CA
Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.6 km Lake San Marcos, CA
1.2 mi 1.9 km #7Palomar Forum Business Park Trail
Easy
Lake San Marcos, CA
Easy
1.2 mi 1.9 km Lake San Marcos, CA
0.4 mi 0.6 km #8Rancho Dorado Trail - Simmons Family Park
Easy
Lake San Marcos, CA
Easy
0.4 mi 0.6 km Lake San Marcos, CA
1.5 mi 2.3 km #9Rancho Carillo East
Easy/Intermediate
Lake San Marcos, CA
Easy/Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.3 km Lake San Marcos, CA
1.3 mi 2.1 km #10Copper Creek Trail
Easy
Lake San Marcos, CA
Easy
1.3 mi 2.1 km Lake San Marcos, CA
1.4 mi 2.3 km #11Horned Lizard Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Lake San Marcos, CA
Easy/Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.3 km Lake San Marcos, CA
1.1 mi 1.7 km #12Rancho Dorado Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Lake San Marcos, CA
Easy/Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.7 km Lake San Marcos, CA
1.1 mi 1.8 km #13Utility Road Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Carlsbad, CA
Easy/Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Carlsbad, CA
0.3 mi 0.5 km #14Utility Road Trail
Easy
Vista, CA
Easy
0.3 mi 0.5 km Vista, CA
1.5 mi 2.4 km #15Oak Riparian Loop Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Vista, CA
Easy/Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.4 km Vista, CA
1.9 mi 3.0 km #16Lake Loop Trail
Easy
Vista, CA
Easy
1.9 mi 3.0 km Vista, CA
0.9 mi 1.4 km #17Monkey Flower Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Vista, CA
Easy/Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.4 km Vista, CA

Photos of Carlsbad - 13

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Looking back on the path you traveled around the base of Calavera Volcano.
Feb 16, 2017 near Carlsbad, CA
Batiquitos Lagoon looking toward La Costa.
May 19, 2015 near Encinitas, CA
Near the main trailhead of Batiquitos Lagoon.
May 19, 2015 near Encinitas, CA
Calavera Lake is a pleasant sight any time of year.
Apr 29, 2017 near Vista, CA
The terrain is much more gnarly than the elevation profile would lead you to believe.
May 20, 2015 near Encinitas, CA
View point over the surrounding area
May 20, 2015 near Encinitas, CA
From the middle trailhead of Batiquitos Lagoon.
May 19, 2015 near Encinitas, CA
Summit photo looking west toward Pacific Ocean.
Jul 25, 2019 near Lake Sa…, CA

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