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30 Fun Snow Hikes In Southern California: By County

30 Fun Snow Hikes In Southern California: By County

What's up guys. Since we got a really good dump a few weeks ago, I compiled a list of many, but certainly not all, SoCal hikes which get snow almost every year. If you plan on getting out there, remember to always check the weather forecast before stepping on the...

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17 Best SoCal Hikes For Kids: Safe, Easy, & Fun Trails

17 Best SoCal Hikes For Kids: Safe, Easy, & Fun Trails

Not all trails are steep, sun exposed, backpack-lugging adventures. In fact, a huge portion of them are the complete opposite, and therefore, suitable for small children. I browsed through my entire website to put together a list of the most kid-friendly hikes in...

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Stonewall Mine: San Diego’s Forgotten Relic

Stonewall Mine: San Diego’s Forgotten Relic

Miles: 0.7 Time: 20 min Difficulty: Easy Best Season: All Year Elevation Gain: 75 ft Max Elevation: 4640 ft Type of Trail: Loop Parking Lot: Fits ≈ 20 cars Dogs: Not Allowed Restrooms: Available At The Trailhead Trail Popularity: Moderate  Pics Taken On: Jul 25, 2023...

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Cowles Mountain: #1 Trail in San Diego County

Cowles Mountain: #1 Trail in San Diego County

Distance  3 Miles Time 1.5 HrsDifficulty  ModerateSeason All YearElevation Gain 908 Ft Dogs allowed on a leash Out & Back Trail Restrooms  Available at The Trailhead Ready for a quick adventure to a sunny peak in the San Carlos neighborhood? If so, I have just the...

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Ho Chi Mihn Trail in San Diego: Slot Canyon & Waterfall!

Ho Chi Mihn Trail in San Diego: Slot Canyon & Waterfall!

Total Miles: 0.62 Time: 20 min Difficulty: Hard Best Season: All Year Elevation Gain: 278 ft Max Elevation: 330 ft Type of Trail: Out & Back Parking Lot: Street Parking Dogs: Not Allowed Restrooms: Not Available Trail Popularity: High Pics Taken On: Sept 28, 2022...

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26 Best Hikes in Southern California: Caves & 500 Ft Falls

26 Best Hikes in Southern California: Caves & 500 Ft Falls

Looking for abandoned creepy places, breathtaking views, and stunning waterfalls? Say no more. I browsed through my entire site and chose the trails which I believe are the most breathtaking, jaw-dropping, hikes that'll leave you thinking, "How is this located in...

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Cedar Creek Falls: SoCal’s Most Beautiful Waterfall

Cedar Creek Falls: SoCal’s Most Beautiful Waterfall

Miles: 5.5 Time: 3 hrs Difficulty: Moderate Best Season: Spring Elevation Gain: 1026 ft Max Elevation: 1836 ft Type of Trail: Out & Back Parking Lot: Fits 15+ cars Dogs: Allowed On A Leash Restrooms: Available At The Parking Lot Trail Popularity: Very High Pics...

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Cuyamaca Peak: 2nd Highest Peak In SD County

Cuyamaca Peak: 2nd Highest Peak In SD County

Total Miles: 7.24 Time: 4 Hrs Difficulty: Moderate - Hard Best Season: All Year Elevation Gain:1815 ft Max Elevation: 6463 ft Type of Trail: Loop Parking Lot: Available At The Campground Dogs: Not Allowed On Trail Restrooms: Available At The Campground Trail...

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7 Best San Diego Hikes: Slot Canyons, Beaches, & Views

7 Best San Diego Hikes: Slot Canyons, Beaches, & Views

San Diego is one of the most beautiful counties in SoCal. Not only does it have amazing coastal beaches, but there are tons of amazing hikes both by the ocean and in the mountains of Cuyamaca Rancho State Park. You can wait to experience the snow in the winter months...

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Torrey Pines Beach Trail Loop: This SD Hike is a Must!

Torrey Pines Beach Trail Loop: This SD Hike is a Must!

Distance  3.1+ Miles Time ~2.5 Hrs Difficulty Easy Season All Year Elevation Gain 338 Ft Torrey Pines State Beach has some of the most breathtaking beach views and beach trails in SoCal. Escape the warm weather and treat yourself to a very breezy and dreamy adventure!...

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Annie’s Canyon Trail: Family Friendly Slot Canyon Hike

Annie’s Canyon Trail: Family Friendly Slot Canyon Hike

Total Miles: 1.3 Time: 45 Min Difficulty: Easy Best Season: All Year Elevation Gain: 224 ft Max Elevation: 145 ft Type of Trail: Out & Back Dogs: Allowed On A Leash (Except The Slot Canyon) Restrooms: Not Available Trail Popularity: Very High Take your family on a...

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Kitchen Creek Falls: Swimming Pools & Hidden Falls

Kitchen Creek Falls: Swimming Pools & Hidden Falls

Total Miles: 4.84 Time: 2 Hrs Difficulty: Moderate Best Season: Spring Elevation Gain: 956 ft Max Elevation: 3794 ft Type of Trail: Out & Back Parking Lot: Fits ≈ 10 cars Dogs: Allowed On A Leash Restrooms: Not Available Trail Popularity: High Pics Taken On: May...

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Kwaay Paay Peak Trail: A Hike with Panoramic Views

Kwaay Paay Peak Trail: A Hike with Panoramic Views

Distance 2.3 Miles Time ~1.5 HrsDifficulty ModerateElevation Gain 875 ftSeason All YearBathrooms No Kwaay Paay Peak is a 2.3-mile trail located in Mission Trails Regional Park near Santee, California. It's considered to be a moderate hike because of steep inclines....

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Three Sisters Falls Trail: #1 Waterfall in San Diego

Three Sisters Falls Trail: #1 Waterfall in San Diego

Total Miles: 3.39 Time: 2.5 hrs Difficulty: Moderate - Hard Best Season: Spring Elevation Gain: 1069 ft Max Elevation: 2936 ft Type of Trail: Out & Back Parking Lot: Fits 40+ cars Dogs: Allowed On A Leash Restrooms: Available At The Parking Lot Trail...

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Stonewall Peak: Breathtaking Panoramic Views

Stonewall Peak: Breathtaking Panoramic Views

Distance  3.9 MilesTime ~2 HrsDifficulty EasySeason All YearElevation Gain 830 FtStonewall Peak is a 3.9 mile, roundtrip, hike in Cuyamaca Rancho State Park near Julian, California. It has a total elevation of 5,730 feet, with an elevation gain of 830 feet, and takes...

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