Hiking in Encinitas

Hiking in San Diego and Encinitas has some killer views you don't want to miss out on. If you're looking to up your cardio or just partake in a leisurely stroll, San Diego and Encinitas hiking has something perfect in store for you. Torrey Pines State Reserve in La Jolla is one of our favorites and just a quick 15 minute drive is you're staying in Encinitas.

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San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy

San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy is located off of Manchester in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA. You can contact the conservacy by calling 760 436-3944. The Conservacy sits on the Lagoon property and is a refuge for wild sea birds, fish and other animals.  Trails wander through the marsh and it is a very peaceful place to seek solitude and wonderment.  […]

Mount Woodson Trail

Strenuous hike so start early when less hot, wear good shoes and bring lots of water.  Great views on top.  Four hours round trip.  Can be crowded on weekends and get very warm mid day.  Ends at Potato Chip Rock, a popular photo spot.

Palomar Mountain – Observatory Trail

The trailhead for this nice hike is at the campground.  There is a $5 use permit to hike this 2.25 mile roundtrip trail.  Lots of shade with many pine, oak and other trees stretched over the path.  A very scenic and moderate workout. Valley overlooks are beautiful and on top you get 360 degree views.  Hike with […]

Cuyamaca Peak Loop Trail

The $8 camping/hiking permit you must pay may seem steep but once you are standing on top and enjoying the 360 degree views you will realize the value of this amazing hike.  All the peaks are viewable from Palomar Mt. to High Point Lookout, the panaromanic views will amaze you.  See the nearby Lake, many […]