The Best Running in Oceanside

Looking for the best running 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 running spots in and near Oceanside

  • Oceanside, California

    El Corazon Park Nature Trail

    1.97 mi / 66 ft gain
    El Corazon Park Nature Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Oceanside, California.
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  • Oceanside, California

    Bike or Skate the Strand

    4.0
    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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  • Oceanside, California

    San Luis Rey Bike Path

    8.91 mi / 184 ft gain
    San Luis Rey Bike Path is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Oceanside, California.
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  • Oceanside, California

    Guajome Regional Park Trail

    4.48 mi / 233 ft gain
    Guajome Regional Park Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Vista, California.
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  • Carlsbad, California

    Calavera Lake and Cerro de la Calavera Loop

    2.78 mi / 630 ft gain
    Calavera Lake and Cerro de la Calavera Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Carlsbad, California.
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  • Carlsbad, California

    Lake Calavera Loop Trail

    4.94 mi / 682 ft gain
    Lake Calavera Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Carlsbad, California.
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  • Oceanside, California

    Calavera Lake Loop

    1.88 mi / 187 ft gain
    Calavera Lake Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Carlsbad, California.
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  • Carlsbad, California

    Carlsbad Sea Wall Trail

    1.41 mi / 10 ft gain
    Carlsbad Sea Wall Trail is an out-and-back trail that is good for all skill levels located near Carlsbad, California.
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  • Oceanside, California

    Lake Calavera via Oak Riparian Park

    3.96 mi / 489 ft gain
    Lake Calavera via Oak Riparian Park is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Oceanside, California.
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  • Vista, California

    Anstine Audubon Wildlife Preserve Loop

    0.43 mi / 26 ft gain
    Anstine Audubon Wildlife Preserve Loop is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Vista, California.
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  • Carlsbad, California

    Veteran's Park Loop

    2.88 mi / 430 ft gain
    Veteran's Park Loop is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Carlsbad, California.
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  • Vista, California

    Buena Vista Park Loop

    1.28 mi / 135 ft gain
    Buena Vista Park Loop is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Yosemite Valley, California.
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  • Vista, California

    Agua Hedionda Trail

    2.4 mi / 59 ft gain
    Agua Hedionda Trail is a loop trail that is good for all skill levels located near Vista, California.
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  • Carlsbad, California

    South Carlsbad State Beach

    3.83 mi / 23 ft gain
    South Carlsbad State Beach is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Carlsbad, 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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  • Encinitas, California

    Run Grandview Beach

    5.0
    3 mi
    You can start at either Grandview Beach and head south along the beach to the San Elijo lagoon, or you can start there and head north...either way you'll be amazed. The run is a relatively flat, normal beach run with a few exceptions being the reefs (at low tide), the cliffs, and the homes that l...
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