Swing on the La Jolla Tree Swings

San Diego La Jolla Tree Swings

  • Activities:

    Chillin

  • Skill Level:

    Beginner

  • Season:

    Year Round

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Awesome views of La Jolla Shores. Wonderful Nostalgic feeling. Easy to find. Birch Aquarium and Beach within walking distance. Relaxing place to hang out.

From Torrey Pines Rd, turn left onto La Jolla Shores Drive. After about 1/4 of a mile down start to look for parking preferably near UCSD Coastal Apartments. Once parked walk along the UCSD apartments until you see Discovery way. Make a left at Discovery where you will then cross the street. You will see 3 metal poles. Once you pass those if you look to the right you will see the tree swings overlooking La Jolla.

There are 3 swings and are all very sturdy! There's nothing better than feeling like you're traveling back into time to your childhood. Especially with an outrageously gorgeous view in front of you along with the cool ocean breeze.

For more nostalgia if you walk just to the left of the swings you will come across a treehouse also overlooking La Jolla shores! This treehouse is extremely sturdy and offers such a calming breeze.

These two spots will bring nothing but smiles, laughter, and nostalgia. And killer views of La Jolla Shores!!

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As of 8/28/17 there is only one swing.

22 days ago
22 days ago

The swings are not where this post says, but if they were they wouldn't be a secret! I found 2 swings with a little walking around. Go have a mini adventure :)

2 months ago
2 months ago

Disappointed the swings are no longer there. Confirmed with UCSD employee working nearby. Also surprised with a $300 parking fine. Bad day!

3 months ago
3 months ago

The swings are gone just the rope remains.

3 months ago
3 months ago

The swings are still there, but you need to be willing to hike farther down the path.

3 months ago
3 months ago

The view is great but the swings are gone, as of 6-4-17

4 months ago
4 months ago

No swings left here anymore, but there are some huts made out of sticks and a ladder built into a tree to find!

4 months ago
4 months ago

Great spot but all that remains are ropes.

6 months ago
6 months ago

They're still gone. Someone please put them back up!! 😓

6 months ago
6 months ago

They're gone😢😢

10 months ago
10 months ago

The swings are gone but we can make new ones 👍🏼

over 1 year ago
over 1 year ago

No sign of them anymore, all gone!! :(

over 1 year ago
over 1 year ago

I was only able to find the one swing, but I did find a ladder to climb up a tree and two huts made out of branches that were very interesting. There seemed to be a lot of construction going on around the area, so maybe that's why the swings were cut down :(

over 1 year ago
over 1 year ago

Just went in search of the swings and was informed that they were cut down :(

over 1 year ago
over 1 year ago

The swings have been taken down. Still a beautiful spot to go check out!

over 1 year ago
over 1 year ago

There's actually only one swing right now and it does have a nice view of the ocean. It's a little difficult to find....and the swing sits right on a busy street so tranquility is limited but it's a bush city so I guess you can't expect to much.

over 1 year ago
over 1 year ago

This isn't a crazy adventure by any means...it's super simple and yet that's what makes it so cool. A beautiful view and a cool swing, what else do you need. If you're in La Jolla on a clear day, do this!

about 2 years ago
about 2 years ago

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