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The Best Hiking in Encinitas

Looking for the best hiking in Encinitas? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Encinitas. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Encinitas

  • Encinitas, California

    Beacon's Beach Walk

    0.22 mi / 26 ft gain
    Beacon's Beach Walk is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to see wildlife located near Encinitas, California.
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  • Murrieta, California

    Encinitas Ranch Golf Course Trail

    0.62 mi / 39 ft gain
    Encinitas Ranch Golf Course Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Encinitas, California.
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  • Encinitas, California

    La Orilla Trail

    3 mi / 59 ft gain
    La Orilla Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California.
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  • Solana Beach, California

    Annie’s Canyon Trailhead

    4.7
    2 mi / 100 ft gain
    If you're looking for a super short hike, this 10 minute flat walk couldn't be more ideal. Start at 840 N Rios Avenue, Solana beach and walk east towards the FWY 5 where you will see Annie’s Canyon on your right. There is only one way to go up the canyons and it gets pretty tight in places, but y...
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  • Solana Beach, California

    Annies Canyon Trail via North Rios Trailhead Loop

    1.57 mi / 135 ft gain
    Annies Canyon Trail via North Rios Trailhead Loop is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Solana Beach, California.
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  • Solana Beach, California

    Cardiff State Beach to Solana Beach Trail

    2.43 mi / 43 ft gain
    Cardiff State Beach to Solana Beach Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Solana Beach, California.
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  • Solana Beach, California

    Annie's Canyon Trail via North Rios Trailhead Loop

    1.55 mi / 135 ft gain
    Annie's Canyon Trail via North Rios Trailhead Loop is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Solana Beach, California.
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  • Solana Beach, California

    Santa Inez Tern Point Loop Trail

    1.43 mi / 52 ft gain
    Santa Inez Tern Point Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Solana Beach, California.
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  • Solana Beach, California

    Annie's Canyon Trail via Solana Hills Trail

    2.3 mi / 236 ft gain
    Annie's Canyon Trail via Solana Hills Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Solana Beach, California.
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  • Rancho Santa Fe, California

    Annie's Canyon via La Orilla Trail

    4.61 mi / 226 ft gain
    Annie's Canyon via La Orilla Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Solana Beach, California.
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  • Carlsbad, California

    Batiquitos Lagoon Trail

    3.34 mi / 59 ft gain
    Batiquitos Lagoon Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Carlsbad, California.
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  • Solana Beach, California

    San Dieguito Park Trail

    2.97 mi / 407 ft gain
    San Dieguito Park Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Del Mar, California.
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  • Del Mar, California

    Coast to Crest Trail at the San Dieguito Lagoon

    5.07 mi / 52 ft gain
    Coast to Crest Trail at the San Dieguito Lagoon is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Solana Beach, California.
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  • Carlsbad, California

    Rancho Canada Del Oro via Serpentine Loop Trail

    3.8 mi / 839 ft gain
    Rancho Canada Del Oro via Serpentine Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near San Jose, California
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  • Del Mar, California

    Watch the Sunset at Sunset Seat in Del Mar

    4.7
    0.5 mi / 200 ft gain
    In a place in our country where you can take an epic sunset picture nearly everyday, its hard say there is one location tin San Diego that is better than another. I'll let you in my new favorite secret spot to take amazing sunset pictures with a cool piece of art work at the location. Visit the t...
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  • Carlsbad, California

    Switchbacks, Mule Deer and Horned Lizard Trail Loop

    3.95 mi / 610 ft gain
    Switchbacks, Mule Deer and Horned Lizard Trail Loop is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Carlsbad, California.
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