Explore the Visitor Center Loop Trail

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Located in Mission Trails Regional Park, the Visitor Center Loop Trail is a scenic hike perfect for families and all skill levels.

The Visitor Center Loop Trail is a 1.4 mile hike in San Diego that features river views and allows dogs.

This trail allows for the practice of a variety of activities: rock climbing, mountain biking, trail running, birding, camping horseback riding, and hiking. There are shady spots available every so often, but bring sun protection and extra water. The trail is well maintained and is open year-round.

Photos: Tristan Loper and Clark

Distance

1.4 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

190 ft Gain

Type

Loop

Activities

Fitness, Rock Climbing, Camping, Photography, Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Groups
River
Romantic
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

Community Photos

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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