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Address: Valley Center Road, Escondido, CA
Phone Number: (760) 839-4680
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Beautiful trails for hiking and mountain biking

Love this park - there are miles and miles of trails, something for everyone. It can be warm so arrive early and wear a hat, sunscreen and loose clothes. We were out for 3 hours... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2016
Jack B
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San Diego, California
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Vista, California
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78 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoy this hike around Lake Dixon. It's an easy hike with very little uphill. No poles required. Our 4 year old grandson made this hike with us. Come early to beat the heat with water. Takes an hour.

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Escondido, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Daly Ranch has everything a hiker, biker, dog walker, runner could want....all can have fun on the trails back in the hills above Escondido. Bring water on a hot day....some trails are easier then others...adjacent to Dixon Lake with trail views of the lake..

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Thank EscoDave
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

Love this park - there are miles and miles of trails, something for everyone. It can be warm so arrive early and wear a hat, sunscreen and loose clothes. We were out for 3 hours today, saw one hiker, 5 mountain bikers. Amazing that there is this much solitude only minutes away. As others have stated - there are No... More 

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Thank Jack B
Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

Either park at the foot of the ranch, or drive into Dixon Lake parking lot. Dixon Lake will give you immediate shade and a shoreline trail but you can't swim as it is a reservoir of drinking water. If you want to visit the ranch it is a bit of an uphill climb on a paved road that can get... More 

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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

A good place to come and hike. Plenty of hiking trials. Bring a hat, sunscreen and plenty of water as a lot of the trails are out in the open with no shade. Mountain bikers tend to fly down the trails so hikers need to be wary. Good place to bring the dogs but they need to be on a... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

I have only visited from the east end off Dixon Lake, but plan on hiking all the trails I can when in Escondido again. Beautiful place, not overly busy on the trails. Has an air of safety not found in other regions.

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Thank Rob N
Greenville, SC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

One day we spent about 3 hours on the north end, off Cougar Pass Rd, hiking the loop around Burnt Mtn. with a couple of short additions. Although it was a Saturday, we didn't see many people. Very nice hike. Another day (not a weekend), we parked at the main entrance and did a counter-clockwise loop with a climb to... More 

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Thank Alive2332
San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

This is a nice place to have around, but if you are coming from any distance, the Julian and Cuyamaca area is a better bet. This is nearly as suburban feeling as most of Mission Trails Regional Park which is within the San Diego City limits. We did the Engelmann Oak Loop which was a nice and easy 5 miler... More 

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san diego, ca
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146 reviews
34 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Tucked away in Northeast Escondido, Daley Ranch offers several trail options. Beginners through experienced can use these trails. Mountain biking as well.

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Thank Cabotoy
San Jacinto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

We enjoyed walking around the lake area and just enjoying the wildlife we saw. I wish we had brought our lunch. There were tables scattered around for picnicking.

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