Hike the Fortuna Mountain Trail

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The Fortuna Mountain Trail is a 6.2 mile hike that features a waterfall and scenic, sweeping views of San Diego and the surrounding mountains.

The Fortuna Mountain Trail is an easy drive from San Diego. The waterfall is most visible in the spring or after heavy rains. The trail is accessible year-round, and allows dogs that are kept on leash. 

Print out trail maps before getting started to avoid getting lost. 

Photos: Erik Fitzpatrick and Chris Palmer

Distance

6.2 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

1459 ft Gain

Type

Loop

Activities

Fitness, Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Food Nearby
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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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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