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  • Warner Springs, California

    Warner Springs, California, is a top destination for outdoor adventures with some of the best trails and outdoor activities. The Pacific Crest Trail is a must-visit, offering a scenic hike with views of the San Felipe Valley and the Anza-Borrego Desert. This challenging trail is known for its diverse landscape, including unique rock formations and a variety of flora and fauna. For a more relaxed outdoor activity, head to Lake Henshaw, where you can enjoy fishing and bird-watching. In close proximity to Warner Springs, the Palomar Mountain State Park offers a range of hiking trails through coniferous forests, with panoramic views of the Pacific. These are just a few examples of the outdoor attractions in and near Warner Springs.

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    • Chula Vista, California

      Hike Mother Miguel Mountain

      5.0
      4.5 mi / 977 ft gain
      At the summit, your work will be rewarded with stunning views from downtown San Diego all the way to Mexico. You can also see the surrounding mountain peaks and the Sweetwater Reservoir.  This is a great hike to do at sunset - but bring a headlamp / flashlight for the hike back down. This trail i...
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    • San Diego, California

      Bonfire at Fiesta Island

      4.7
      This island offers scenic views of of mission bay and if you're lucky, you can catch fireworks from Sea World. The bonfire rings are stationed around the island, so make sure you get there early to stake yours out, especially if you're headed there on the weekend. Dogs are allowed off leash at th...
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    • San Clemente, California

      Beach Day at San Onofre

      5.0
      This spot is no secret but it’s by far one of the best beaches California has to offer and has been regarded since the 1950s as a friendly surfing sanctuary. The beach is divided into three surf spots (named from North to South), known as “The Point,” “Old Man’s,” and “Dogpatch.” To access the be...
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    • San Diego, California

      Seven Bridge Walk Loop

      5.0
      5.75 mi / 217 ft gain
      The Seven Bridge Walk is a 5.2 mile loop through urban San Diego with scenic views, neat bridges, and gorgeous palm trees. Dogs are allowed on the trail, and the loop is perfect for families and all skill levels. On a Sunday, you will go through the Hillcrest farmers market - a great spot for cof...
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    • San Diego, California

      Spruce Street Suspension Bridge

      4.0
      Located at the intersection of Spruce Street and First Avenue this spot is hard to miss! There is no parking lot, but there is plenty of street parking nearby!! This suspension bridge is one of those hidden gems in San Diego. Located within Banker's Hill, this bridge brings peace and serenity. It...
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    • San Diego, California

      Old Town San Diego State Historical Park

      4.5
      1 mi
      From where Father Junipero Serra established the first of 21 California Missions in 1769, this area was the first permanent European settlement in the San Diego region. Today, past and present meet in a preserved historical park located near Downtown San Diego. You can explore life as it was in ...
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    • San Diego, California

      Climb the Famous California Balboa Bell Tower

      5.0
      This tour allows you to climb up the iconic landmark of Balboa Park. It has never been open to the public to climb until January 2014. An easy seven floor climb brings you to a beautiful viewing deck. From the top of the tower you'll be able to see the glimpses of the San Diego Zoo, the Cuyamaca ...
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    • Morongo Valley, California

      Big Morongo Canyon Trail

      11.65 mi / 1401 ft gain
      Big Morongo Canyon Trail is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Morongo Valley, California.
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