16 12, 2014

HIKING SAN DIEGO: Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve

2017-10-06T06:14:19+00:00 December 16th, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, San Diego Hikes, USA|Tags: |6 Comments

Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve LOCATION:  Intersection of Camino del Sur & Park Village Road MAP + INFO:  LOS PENASQUITOS CANYON PRESERVEPARKING: 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. The [...]

1 12, 2014

HIKING SAN DIEGO: Torrey Pines State Park

2017-10-06T06:18:53+00:00 December 1st, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, San Diego Hikes, USA|Tags: |0 Comments

HIKING SAN DIEGO: Torrey Pines State Park LOCATION: Off Camino Del Mar, Del Mar MAP + INFO: TORREY PINES STATE PARK PARKING: Paid lot near the trailhead; costs up to $15 LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: Easy APPX. LENGTH OF TIME: 1-2 hours The 2,000 acre Torrey Pines State Park ("natural reserve" to be exact) is home to five trails meandering [...]

18 11, 2014

SAN DIEGO HIKES: Elfin Forest Reserve

2017-10-06T06:19:08+00:00 November 18th, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, San Diego Hikes, USA|Tags: |5 Comments

SAN DIEGO HIKES Elfin Forest Reserve 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, [...]

9 11, 2014

SAN DIEGO HIKES: Fortuna Mountain

2017-10-06T06:19:22+00:00 November 9th, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, San Diego Hikes, USA|Tags: |0 Comments

SAN DIEGO HIKES Fortuna Mountain 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 [...]

9 11, 2014

SAN DIEGO HIKES: Mt Woodson

2017-10-09T06:29:05+00:00 November 9th, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, San Diego Hikes|Tags: |0 Comments

SAN DIEGO HIKES Mt Woodson 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, this is the hike for [...]

2 11, 2014

SAN DIEGO HIKES: Hollenbeck Canyon

2017-10-09T06:32:43+00:00 November 2nd, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, San Diego Hikes|Tags: |2 Comments

SAN DIEGO HIKES Hollenbeck Canyon 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. Meadows are heavenly. In addition to [...]