Explore the Balboa Park Trails

Dog Park Bypass - Search Nearby - 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

Distance

4.3 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

459 ft Gain

Type

Loop

Activities

Fitness, Chillin, Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking

Bathrooms
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Groups
Picnic Area
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Nearby Lodging

San Diego Metro KOA

Chula Vista, California

Temecula / Vail Lake KOA

Temecula, California

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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Good time

Nice escape from the city

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