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San Dieguito River Park

  • 18372 Sycamore Creek Rd. Map It
  • Escondido
  • Trail/Path

Published 07/06/2016

Fodor's Review

The park maintains several hiking and walking trails in the Escondido area. These are part of an intended 70-mile-long Coast to Crest Trail that will eventually link the San Dieguito Lagoon near Del Mar with the river's source on Volcan Mountain, north of Julian. Among the existing trails are three that circle Lake Hodges: the North Shore Lake Hodges Trail; the Piedras Pintadas Trail, which informs about native American Kumeyaay lifestyles and uses for native plants; and the Highland Valley Trail, the first mile of which is the Ruth Merrill Children's Walk. Three trails in Clevenger Canyon lead to sweeping views of the San Pasqual Valley. Visit the website for a list of upcoming free guided hikes and pay attention to signs warning against leaving valuables in your car.

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18372 Sycamore Creek Rd., Escondido, California, 92025, USA

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  • Free

Published 07/06/2016


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