Carefree Walk on the Visitor Center Loop Trail

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The Visitor Center Loop Trail is a 1.4 mile hike in Mission Trails Regional Park, easily accessible from the greater San Diego area, perfect for kids and all skill levels.

The Visitor Center Loop Trail is a well maintained, quick hike with shady spots scattered along the path. This hike is great for kids and dog owners. There is a great network of connecting trails if you wish to extend the distance!

Dogs are allowed on this trail but must be kept on leash. The trail is kept open year-round and features a river (typically a bit more full after it rains). 

Distance

1.4 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

170 ft Gain

Type

Loop

Activities

Fitness, Chillin, Running, Hiking

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Groups
River
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Nearby Lodging

San Diego Metro KOA

Chula Vista, California

From $60/night

Outsite // San Diego

Encinitas, California

Temecula / Vail Lake KOA

Temecula, California

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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