North Lake Hodges

Lake Hodges has a number of trails to explore, including the Elfin Forest. The North trail, offer enough variety to appeal to a greater range of experience levels.
Trail Distance: 14.8 Miles   Difficulty: 3   Scenery: 8   Map Info: 8

San Miguel Mountain

Steeper than the popular Cowles Mountain with half the amount of foot traffic with rolling grasslands all around. This mountain trail is best for those looking to get in a good run.
Trail Distance: 2.73 Miles   Difficulty: 7   Scenery: 9   Map Info: 8

Los Penasquitos Canyon

Looking for a hike with great views without the steep mountain trails? Los Penasquitos is relatively flat with streams, marshes and ponds that set the scene for impressive bird watching.
Trail Distance: 4.7 Miles   Difficulty: 4   Scenery: 7   Map Info: 8

Hollenbeck Canyon

With rolling hills as far as the eye can see, Hollenbeck Canyon is a welcome sight in East County. Picturesque oak groves shade a creek from the ruthless Jamul sun.
Trail Distance: 4-6 Miles   Difficulty: 6   Scenery: 7   Map Info: 5

Highland Valley

Along the south bank of Lake Hodges lies the lush Highland Valley Trail. Just south of the Coast to Crest Trail, Highland Valley is your short, easy-going option.
Trail Distance: 4 Miles   Difficulty: 3   Scenery: 6   Map Info: 5

Hidden Torrey Pines Hike

Page paid for by Las Vegas Printing Companies Hidden Torrey Pines Trail Distance: 2 Miles Best time to hike: Any Time Directions:Mar Senic Dr and Cordero Rd Hidden Torrey Pines State Reserve Surrounded by a residential area and tucked away from the rest of the State park lays a secluded area not many locals even […]
Trail Distance: 2 Miles   Difficulty: 5   Scenery: 9   Map Info: 7

Cowles Mountain

Cowles Mountain is the highest peak within the city limits, making it one of SD's most popular climbs due to its proximity and views of East County and South Bay.
Trail Distance: 3 Miles   Difficulty: 6   Scenery: 7   Map Info: 8