Coast to Crest Trail - North Shore Lake Hodges
ElevationAscent: 407' 124 m
Descent: -407' -124 m
High: 424' 129 m
Low: 323' 99 m
GradeAvg Grade: 1% (1°)
Max Grade: 19% (11°)
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“A long, out-and-back through the Lake Hodges area with access to other trails and parks along the way.”— Zander Göpfert
Family Friendly A wide path and an easy grade with beautiful views and access to nearby restaurants and amenities.
If you want to see Lake Hodges, this trail will take you on a tour of the whole North Shore. If you're feeling hungry along the way, stop at Hernandez Hideaway, a nice little Mexican restaurant just off the trail on the way towards the dam.
If you're looking for a longer point-to-point option, keep going past the dam and link up to the Coast to Crest Trail: Del Dios Gorge and Santa Fe Valley to the hike.
Land Manager: San Dieguito River Park
Apr 22, 2019: April 2019 San Dieguito Lagoon Bird Survey Results