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Kwaay Paay Peak Trail

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Length


1.3 Miles 2.0 Kilometers


872' 266 m

Ascent

-8' -2 m

Descent

13%

Avg Grade (8°)

46%

Max Grade (25°)

1,170' 357 m

High

305' 93 m

Low

Shared By Alvaro Frausto

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A relatively short but tough trail with rewarding views of San Diego.

Alvaro Frausto

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Description

There are several trailheads with trails leading to Kwaay Paay Peak. This trailhead is located on Father Junipero Serra road closest to the dirt parking lot. You can park on Junipero Serra road, but if you're planning on staying past 7 pm, park on the dirt parking lot at the entrance to Mission Trails Park.

The trail begins with a steep climb and never lets up. You encounter several flat places where you can give your legs a rest, but you face another steep climb near the end.

Once you reach the top, you are rewarded with 360-degree views of San Diego and of the entire Mission Trails Park.

Be cautious on the return trip since the steepness can be treacherous. Trekking poles are recommended but not required.

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Feb 18, 2019
Kevin C
Feb 8, 2019
Jacob Brookfield
Jan 12, 2019
Donald Donald
2.4mi
Nov 17, 2018
Jessica C. Flores
Sep 25, 2018
Allison Kifer
Great hike! Large steps
Sep 22, 2018
Ryan Singer
3 kids. Two male, one female
Sep 3, 2018
Drew Juergensen
Alright little summit 2.6mi
Aug 13, 2018
Phil Tabb

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  4.3 from 14 votes

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