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Razor Point Trail

Intermediate

Trail

0.7 mile 1.1 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 28' 9 m
Descent: -161' -49 m
High: 318' 97 m
Low: 166' 51 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 16% (9°)

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Trail shared by Russell Hobart

A lovely trail the skims the edges of the bluffs above the ocean.

Russell Hobart

Features Birding · Geological Significance · Views · Wildflowers

Description

From the Beach Trail, take the first left that brings you immediately to the Red Butte, a rocky naked butte that makes a good viewpoint.

Continue through the chapparel above a ravine, and after half a mile you come to the turn-off for the Razor Point viewpoint to your right. Enjoy the view and continue along the main trail where you can see the colorful eroded ground along the way.

Pass the Yucca Point Trail on your right and the trail soon dead ends on the other side of the Beach Trail.

Flora & Fauna

Torrey Pines, yucca, cactus and lots of wild flowers.

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Mar 1, 2020
Michael P
Did with Scott at Torrey Pines State Park
Sep 1, 2019
Nanci M
Nice trail. Lots of hikers. Well maintained. Single file in some places. Did not see any wildlife possibly due to the number of hikers. Holiday WE. — 8h 00m
Aug 22, 2019
Kylie Yuchimiuk

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  5.0 from 3 votes

#690

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#106

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#690

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Torrey Pines State Beach from the Razor Point Trail.
Oct 25, 2016 near Del Mar, CA
A view from the trails in Torrey Pines State Reserve.
Oct 24, 2016 near Del Mar, CA
Overcast day in Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.
Oct 25, 2016 near Del Mar, CA
Razor Point Trail Overlook.
Oct 25, 2016 near Del Mar, CA
Heading through Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.
Oct 25, 2016 near Del Mar, CA

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