Top Spots

Volcan Mountain Trail

Julian, California

4.82 mi / 1270 ft gain

Five Oaks Trail

Julian, California

2.98 mi / 955 ft gain

William Heise Desert View and Canyon Oak Loop Trail

Julian, California

2.79 mi / 719 ft gain

Desert View Loop Trail

Julian, California

2.11 mi / 535 ft gain

William Heise Self Guided Nature Trail

Julian, California

0.63 mi / 62 ft gain

Kelly Ditch Trail

Julian, California

11.76 mi / 2500 ft gain

Upper Santa Ysabel Creek Trail

Julian, California

7.11 mi / 843 ft gain

Santa Ysabel Preserve: Farmers Road to Highway 79

Julian, California

9.27 mi / 1004 ft gain

Oriflamme Canyon Trail

Julian, California

16.08 mi / 2835 ft gain

Places to stay

Laguna Meadow Road

El Prado Group

Mount Laguna, California

Laguna

Mount Laguna, California

Horse Heaven Group

Mount Laguna, California

Burnt Rancheria

Borrego Springs, California

DeAnza Desert Home | Salomon's Paradise

From $80 / night

Borrego Springs, California

DeAnza Designer MCM Hideaway w/Pool & Spa

From $192 / night

Guides and stories

The 5 Best Photography Spots in San Diego

Dustin Kahia

The Adventure-side of Oceanside - 4 Days of Sending it in the Heart of SoCal

William Woodward

The Adventure-side of Oceanside Essential Gear

Josiah Roe

Do Not Eat Hot Wings Before Hiking

The LA Field Guide

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