Favorite Hiking Trails in San Diego

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With San Diego's awesome year-round weather and a plethora of hiking trails for all levels, it's no wonder hiking is a favorite pastime for San Diego families. Here are some favorite local trails, submitted by our readers:


NORTH COUNTY

Guy Fleming Trail at Torrey Pines

Iron Mountain Trail, Poway

Rancho Carrillo Trail, Carlsbad

Rancho Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve

San Dieguito River Park Trails

San Elijo Hiking Trail, Encinitas

CENTRAL SAN DIEGO

Balboa Park

Mission Trails Regional Park/Cowles Mountain



EAST COUNTY/INLAND

Palomar Mountain or Palomar State Park

Volcan Mountain, Julian

SOUTH BAY

Tijuana River Estuary or Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve


For more details, and more hiking, walking and bicycling paths, check out the latest issue of Out & About, or visit SanDiegoHikers.com.


Updated: December 2017

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