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The Best Cycling in Oceanside

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

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Top cycling spots in and near Oceanside

  • Oceanside, California

    Bike or Skate the Strand

    1 mi / 0 ft gain
    Oceanside's iconic Strand is a 1 mile long ocean-front road that is perfect for cycling, walking, and running. At various points it is one way or pedestrian only, and is a must-do for any visitors to Oceanside.From the north The Strand begins at Breakwater Way and heads south underneath The Ocean...
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  • San Clemente, California

    Camp at San Mateo Campground

    San Onofre State Beach, best known for its famous surf breaks, additionally offers two well equipped campgrounds.San Onofre Bluffs has fire pits and picnic tables, as well as outdoor showers, chemical toilets, and an RV dump station. Swimming and surfing are popular here.Further inland from the b...
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  • San Diego, California

    Hike the Lake Miramar Trail

    4.9 mi / 173 ft gain
    The Lake Miramar Trail allows dogs on leash. This is a great location for trail runners looking to do some training or for parents with younger children.  This trail is accessible year-round, but is best used in the mornings or late evenings during hot summer months. There is very little shade al...
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  • Laguna Niguel, California

    Kick Back at Laguna Niguel Regional Park

    This is an awesome tucked away little adventure that will have you occupied all day! With plenty of picnic tables you can be sure to have your own privacy tucked into a corner free from other people. Grab a lake side picnic table or even the numerous ones around the grass fields, they are all won...
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  • Warner Springs, California

    Camp at Oak Grove Campground

    / 2772 ft gain
    Apart from being visually appealing, the campground features open, yet secluded sites that are perfect for stargazing and shooting-star spotting. Each campsite has a picnic table and a grill. There are vault toilets and flush toilets. There is also potable water. If you are interested in seeing b...
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  • San Diego, California

    Hike the Bayside Trail

    2 mi / 328 ft gain
    The Bayside Trail features beautiful spring wild flowers and is accessible year-round. The trail is wide with a few rest stops and benches along the way. The trail is breezy, much cooler than many trails inland, featuring ocean views throughout the duration.  This monument commemorates the landin...
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  • Orange, California

    Hike the Robber's Peak Loop

    4 mi / 833 ft gain
    This trail is shared by hikers, trail runners, mountain bikers, and those wishing to see wildlife, birds, and wildflowers. Dogs are allowed in Santiago Oaks Regional Park but must be kept on leash. There is very little shade along the trail, so the best time to visit is in the morning or at sunse...
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