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San Diego, California

Explore the Balboa Park Trails

4.3 Miles Total - 459 ft gain - Loop Trail

Originally added by The Outbound Collective

The Balboa Park Trail is a 4.3 mile loop hike through scenic Balboa Park in San Diego, perfect for all skill levels and easily accessible for everyone.

The Balboa Park Trail offers the chance to see wildlife and is open year-round. The trail is shared by runners, families, hikers, and bikers. Dogs are able to use the trail but must be kept on leash. There is a dog park you will pass by. 

Photos: Osborn BBokamoka and William Zain

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Mountain Biking
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Picnic Area


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