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Address: Coast Highway 101, San Diego, CA 92037
Phone Number: 858 755 2063
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Hiking
Description: Although this park is located within San Diego's city limits, it remains...
Although this park is located within San Diego's city limits, it remains one of the wildest landscapes along the Southern California coast, with miles of unspoiled beaches, chaparral, elegant Torrey Pine trees and a lagoon vital to many species of migrating birds.
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Hiking Tour of Torrey Pines State Reserve from San Diego

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Makes a Great Day Excursion

The view from the top of the Torrey Pines State Reserve is vast and interesting: you can see the highway and beach from one side and rolling hills on the other. And while you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Columbus, Ohio
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

The view from the top of the Torrey Pines State Reserve is vast and interesting: you can see the highway and beach from one side and rolling hills on the other. And while you could spend the entire day hiking, you could just as easily spend it on the beach like we did!

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Hurst, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

I loved the ruggedness and beauty of this area. Add to that, storms that were gathering over the Pacific in the distance!

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La Jolla, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Torrey Pines State Reserve is a favorite stop for locals. The beach is a gorgeous stretch of sand between La Jolla and Del Mar. Dolphins ply the waters, and an occasional whale can be spotted. The wild flowers are beautiful in the spring and the overlooks from the bluffs is awe-inspiring. It is a delight for those who can make... More 

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San Diego, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

This is a gorgeous hike. Beautiful views. People from athletes to recovering couch potatoes can have a delightful time enjoying the beauty of this place.

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Europe
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Great place for hiking, it's right by the ocean so the views are amazing. Parking is a bit difficult especially if you go on the weekend.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Its the best for walking with views of ocean, filed, and fauna in SD. The only drawback is the parking costs. Try to take a bike to improve the experience.

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Brantford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We hiked here several times over the week we were in San Diego, once quite early in the morning and it was lovely every time. I was worried it would be a strenuous hike, but it wasn't. That being said, don't try it in flip flops.

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San Diego, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

This is what it is like to live in San Diego - perfect scenic hikes and the beach. Parking can be a little bit annoying, BUT WORTH IT! Pack a picnic or supplies to enjoy your day.

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Greenbush, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Loved these trails. Most are only a couple miles, so it's easy to get wonderful ocean vistas with minimal effort. Would return when in the SD area

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Hemet, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Beach is out standing here, don't like the graffiti that idiots write in the sandstone cliffs. Pass through here on our way to Black's Beach.

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