Hike the Rose Canyon Trail

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The Rose Canyon Trail is a 8.9 mile hike in Doyle Community Park, easily accessible from San Diego. The trail is shared by mountain bikers, trail runners, hikers and dog walkers.

This hike is open year-round but is especially beautiful in the spring when the wildflowers are blooming and the spring is running. This trail offers good entry level mountain biking, with mostly flat well maintained trails and a couple of challenging but doable hills. 

Photos: V SilvestriRyan Benoit

Distance

8.9 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

725 ft Gain

Type

Out-and-Back

Activities

Fitness, Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking

Dog Friendly
Food Nearby
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Nearby Lodging

San Diego Metro KOA

Chula Vista, California

From $60/night

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Encinitas, 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 for families and pups

Nice easy walk. Great for families with kids, elderly, or a great wall for your 4 legged friends.

Basic hike

I was hoping to see more blooming flowers but there wasn’t much. We parked at the school and the trail had an entrance on both side of the street. Pretty basic trail nothing difficult but was nice to get out and feel the sun. Great hike for a family or older couple.

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