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Torrey Pines State Reserve

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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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Interesting drive and view.

Interesting drive and view. Certainly designed for hikers. The old Torrey Pines lodge is interesting and the pine trees unique.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Interesting drive and view. Certainly designed for hikers. The old Torrey Pines lodge is interesting and the pine trees unique.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

If you like a good hike that offers a beautiful view, this is your place. It is challenging and worth every step! Take your camera! You can drive to the top, but we've always enjoyed the hike outdoors.

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Pittsburgh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Visit early to avoid crowds and parking congestion. Nice hiking area and beach access. Beautiful views of coast, flora and fauna.

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San Diego
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We have hiked here on the trails several times. Stunning views and nicely marked trails. Great exercise too! We park across the street in one of the business parks and walk over. There is a lovely hotel called the Estancia-stop in there for a drink and something to eat at the Burros café after your hike.

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Zeeland, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Bring water… such a beautiful place! But $15.00 to get in! Take a camera and a selfie stick! Take a picture of the trail map, trust me it will come in handy.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Lovely hiking trails, gorgeous ocean shoreline, terrific views from peaks, such a fabulous CA scenery of land & waters... Bit of a drive to get up here & parking but well worth it!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This is one of my favorite places in San Diego. Great exercise hiking the trails, incredible views, and peaceful environment. Amazing views of Del Mar coast, La Jolla, dolphins swimming, hang gliders, etc. I'd travel great distances to experience this beauty.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

What an amazing area set aside and protected for generation yet to be born to experience California as it was.

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Sahuarita, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Very expansive beach with the opportunity for a very long walk along the pacific ocean. Parking is a bit limited outside the park. The cliffs along the edge of the beach are magnificent.

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Marcellus, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I decided to take a trip up the coast and go for a hike. I've been many many places and this is certainly one of the best. The views of the ocean were amazing and the hike challenging but not overbearing. A must do!

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