16 12, 2014

HIKING SAN DIEGO: Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve

2018-08-27T05:16:14+00:00December 16th, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, San Diego Hikes, The Great Outdoors, USA|6 Comments

Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve LOCATION:  Intersection of Camino del Sur & Park Village Road MAP + INFO:  LOS PENASQUITOS CANYON PRESERVE PARKING: Free lot LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: Easy APPX. LENGTH OF TIME: 2 hours My expectations were pretty low for a hike smack in the middle of suburbia. This was one of those times when I happily embraced my wrongness. [...]

1 12, 2014

HIKING SAN DIEGO: Torrey Pines State Park

2018-08-27T05:22:35+00:00December 1st, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, San Diego Hikes, The Great Outdoors, USA|0 Comments

HIKING SAN DIEGO: Torrey Pines State Park LOCATION: Off Camino Del Mar, Del Mar MAP + INFO: TORREY PINES STATE PARK PARKING: If you're lucky, you'll find street parking; $15-$20 in one of two paid lots LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: Easy APPX. LENGTH OF TIME: 2 hours The 2,000 acre Torrey Pines State Park ("natural reserve" to be exact) is [...]

18 11, 2014

SAN DIEGO HIKES: Elfin Forest Reserve

2018-08-28T05:12:24+00:00November 18th, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, San Diego Hikes, The Great Outdoors, USA|5 Comments

Elfin Forest Reserve Hike LOCATION:  8833 Harmony Grove Road, Escondido, CA 92029 MAP + INFO:  Elfin Forest Reserve PARKING: Free (in parking lot or on Harmony Grove Road) LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: Moderate to difficult APPX. LENGTH OF TIME: 2-4 hours Elfin Forest Reserve is home to 11 miles of hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding trails, one babbling brook, [...]

9 11, 2014

SAN DIEGO HIKES: Fortuna Mountain Hike

2018-08-28T05:15:32+00:00November 9th, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, San Diego Hikes, The Great Outdoors, USA|0 Comments

Fortuna Mountain Hike LOCATION: Near intersection of Clairemont Mesa Blvd. + Rueda Drive MAP + INFO: Fortuna Mountain PARKING: Free lot or street parking near the trailhead LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: Moderate to difficult APPX. LENGTH OF TIME: 3-4 hours Mere minutes after exiting one of San Diego's busiest interstates, you'll hit the end of one of the city's busiest surface [...]

9 11, 2014

SAN DIEGO HIKES: Mt Woodson Hike

2018-08-28T05:21:06+00:00November 9th, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, San Diego Hikes, The Great Outdoors|0 Comments

Mt Woodson Hike LOCATION:  Lake Poway Park at 14644 Lake Poway Rd., Poway, CA 92064 MAP + INFO: Mt Woodson PARKING: Paid lot ($5) near the trailhead LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: Difficult APPX. LENGTH OF TIME: 3-4 hours If you miss climbing rocks like you did when you were a kid, the Mt Woodson hike is for you. [...]

2 11, 2014

SAN DIEGO HIKES: Hollenbeck Canyon Hike

2018-08-28T05:25:30+00:00November 2nd, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, San Diego Hikes, The Great Outdoors|2 Comments

Hollenbeck Canyon Hike LOCATION: Near intersection of Campo Rd & Honey Springs Rd, Jamul MAP + INFO: Hollenbeck Canyon Wildlife Area PARKING: Small (free) dirt lot near the trailhead LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: Easy to moderate APPX. LENGTH OF TIME: 2-3 hours Who doesn’t love towering majestic oak trees and meadows? Not only does the 3,200-acre Hollenbeck Canyon Wildlife Area have them, [...]