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“Great Views and It's Cheap.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Torrey Pines State Reserve

Torrey Pines State Reserve
Coast Highway 101, San Diego, CA 92037
858 755 2063
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Ranked #3 of 220 attractions in San Diego
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Beaches, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Hiking Trails, State Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Hiking
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Arlington, Texas, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Great Views and It's Cheap.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Pay for the car, not the people. Drove to the top of the cliff and hiked multiple paths. Even this out of shape old guy enjoyed the walk. Spent over two hours there but could spend all day. Take beach clothes next time!

Visited March 2013
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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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“Go soon!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

The place is just awesome! Go if you get the chance! Outstanding views and great hiking trails. Park up top for some more mild hiking, or park down below for a real workout.

Visited March 2013
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Sammamish, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
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“Beautiful Torrey Pines Reserve”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Allows nature to show its true beauty. Great for nature lovers and everyone else. It adds to San Diego's beauty!

Visited March 2013
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Solana Beach, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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“On my favorites list”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Love this place, in any weather. The varied trails and awesome views of the Pacific are wonderful. I go regularly to walk the trails and head down the beach.

Visited February 2013
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Cleveland, Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Check out the views!!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

The trees and history of the area is neat but the reason we really like Torrey Pines is for the awesome ocean and valley views!

Visited April 2012
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