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Palomar Observatory Trail

Palomar Mountain, California

4.83 mi / 764 ft gain

Hike to Palomar Observatory from the Palomar Observatory Campground

Palomar Mountain, California

5.0
4.4 mi / 718 ft gain

Oak Grove Trail to High Point

Warner Springs, California

13.43 mi / 3655 ft gain

Camp at Oak Grove Campground

Warner Springs, California

/ 2772 ft gain

Barker Valley Spur Trail

Warner Springs, California

7.48 mi / 1145 ft gain

Hike Thunder Spring and Chimney Flat Loop

Palomar Mountain, California

3.0
4 mi / 900 ft gain

Hike to French Valley

Palomar Mountain, California

5.0
3.8 mi / 450 ft gain

Lower Doane and Weir Trail Loop and Doane Pond

Palomar Mountain, California

2.78 mi / 453 ft gain

Doane Valley Nature Trail

Palomar Mountain, California

1.12 mi / 174 ft gain

Places to stay

Fry Creek Campground

Palomar Mountain, California

Fry Creek Campground

Observatory Campground

Palomar Mountain, California

Observatory Campground

Oak Grove Campground

Warner Springs, California

Oak Grove Campground

Dripping Springs Campground (Ca)

Temecula, California

Dripping Springs Campground (Ca)

Temecula / Vail Lake KOA

Aguanga, California

Temecula / Vail Lake KOA

Ribbonwood Equestrian Cg

Mountain Center, California

Ribbonwood Equestrian Cg

Guides and stories

Do Not Eat Hot Wings Before Hiking

Do Not Eat Hot Wings Before Hiking

Aaron Rickel Jones

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

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

William Woodward

The Adventure-side of Oceanside Essential Gear

The Adventure-side of Oceanside Essential Gear

Josiah Roe

The Hike that Humbled Me

The Hike that Humbled Me

Cameron Catanzano

The 5 Best Photography Spots in San Diego

The 5 Best Photography Spots in San Diego

Dustin Kahia

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