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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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    • Del Mar, California

      Sunset Seat in Del Mar

      3.8
      In a place in our country where you can take an epic sunset picture nearly everyday, its hard say there is one location tin San Diego that is better than another. I'll let you in my new favorite secret spot to take amazing sunset pictures with a cool piece of art work at the location. Visit the t...
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    • San Diego, California

      Guy Fleming Trail

      5.0
      0.76 mi / 95 ft gain
      This trail is located in Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, a beautiful area about 20-30 minutes north of San Diego. To access the reserve, park in the lot off of North Torrey Pines Road (pay $10 to park). If you don't want to walk up the huge hill at the beginning (it is steep and long), I beli...
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    • San Diego, California

      Torrey Pines Beach Trail Loop

      4.7
      2.15 mi / 374 ft gain
      The beach trail brings you from the parking lot across the lodge from the bluff down to the beach. You can choose to visit the Red Butte, the Razor Point, and the Yucca Point trails along the way. Of the other trails, this trail seems to provide a complete walkthrough of geological features; it a...
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    • San Diego, California

      Razor Point, Beach Trail, & Broken Hill Trail Loop

      5.0
      3.21 mi / 440 ft gain
      The parking area for all of Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve is located right off North Torrey Pines Road (where the location is for this hike), about 20-30 minutes north of San Diego. It's $10 to park, and there was also a smaller parking lot at the top of the hill if you want to avoid the ini...
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    • San Diego, California

      Beach Trail

      5.0
      1.43 mi / 259 ft gain
      I'm stoked for those of you to find this adventure! Torrey Pines is home to a species of tree that is one of the most rare native pines in the United States. Below I have directions on how to get to the trailhead as well as the parking lot to park for the hike. There is a charge to get into the...
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    • San Diego, California

      Razor Point Trail

      1.32 mi / 240 ft gain
      Razor Point Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near La Jolla, California.
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    • La Mesa, California

      Catch a Sunset at Lake Murray

      Lake Murray Reservoir provides drinking water to parts of San Diego, and thus is a no swimming lake. This is one of the reasons it is such a great place to photograph! If you are shooting the sunset, use this app to check the time the sun sets, and get to the lake at least 30 minutes prior to set...
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    • San Diego County, California

      Exploring Anza Borrego's Wind Caves

      4.8
      The drive to the caves is pretty lengthy, so be prepared.First you will drive through Anza Borrego State Park on Highway 78, then on a Split Mountain road which eventually turns into gravel road, and you need to look out for the entrance to the wash-road (which if you like to off road, is a perfe...
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    • San Diego County, California

      Multi-pitch Climbing at Corte Madera

      5.0
      This is one of San Diego's finest multi-pitch climbing crags. South-facing and standing 500 feet tall, Corte Madera has a history of both traditional and sport routes. The traditional routes will offer adventure with some en-route bushwhacking. The newer sport routes climb the clean faces of this...
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    • Campo, California

      Hike Corte Madera Mountain

      7.75 mi / 2375 ft gain
      From Buckman Springs Road, turn onto Corral Canyon OHV/Morena Stokes Valley Rd and drive almost 5 miles to a green gate with a red heart on it, this is the trailhead. Just past the turn is the parking area that fits 5-6 vehicles. Walk across the road past the locked gate and head up the oak cover...
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    • San Diego, California

      Hike the Rose Canyon Trail

      3.5
      8.9 mi / 725 ft gain
      This hike is open year-round but is especially beautiful in the spring when the wildflowers are blooming and the spring is running. This trail offers good entry level mountain biking, with mostly flat well maintained trails and a couple of challenging but doable hills. 
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    • Jamul, California

      Hike Mt. McGinty

      4.8 mi / 1263 ft gain
      Balancing a good workout, gorgeous views, and minimal time commitment, these 4.8-mile steep trail is definitely a San Diego point of interest, and despite its proximity to the city of San Diego, it remains a low trafficked hike. The Hike: Right away the trail weaves you through beautiful vegetati...
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    • Desert Hot Springs, California

      Mission Creek Trail

      15.33 mi / 1594 ft gain
      Mission Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Whitewater, California.
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    • San Diego, California

      Torrey Pines Gliderport

      4.5
      Park at the Torrey Pines Gliderport and walk to the railing over the cliffs. From there you can see north to Black's Beach and the Torrey Pines golf course. To the south you can see La Jolla Shores and La Jolla cove. Walk the path down to Black's Beach if you want some exercise. There is food and...
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    • San Diego, California

      Black's Beach via the Gliderport

      4.3
      0.7 mi / 269 ft gain
      Park at the Torrey Pines Gliderport, which is conveniently empty before sunrise. The hike down to Black's Beach features a steep hike down a winding path of natural and manmade steps along the cliff face, but stay left and cruise the bluff for endless opportunities to observe, reflect and explor...
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    • San Diego, California

      Black's Beach via the Ho Chi Minh Trail

      4.3
      0.61 mi / 259 ft gain
      Finding the actual trail is 80% of the adventure. Once you turn down La Jolla Farms Road you will follow it for about 3/4 of a mile and there won't be anything too apparent that you are there, except a few cars parked along the street. Make sure to plug in the directions from the map so you know ...
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