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Lake Hodges Pedestrian Suspension Bridge

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Address: Escondido, CA
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Walk in the morning it gets hot - almost wilderness looking 1 way, freeway on the other.

The morning we left Escondido we wanted a quick experience so we walked over the suspension bridge. It was interesting because looking in one direction you saw really desolate... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
NatieParks
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Charlton, Massachusetts
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Charlton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The morning we left Escondido we wanted a quick experience so we walked over the suspension bridge. It was interesting because looking in one direction you saw really desolate terrain with a few houses overlooking the canyon, and in the other direction you could see the freeway. We could see mountain bikers in the distance, just little dots. we parked... More 

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Escondido, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whether you are on foot or riding bikes this is a taste of the California of old. Artists paint this. Runners run here. Native Americans camped here many moons ago. The central part of the San Dieguito River Park that runs 55 miles from coast to crest.. this is a nice find for anyone looking for some time away from... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful clean bridge for getting to the trails across Lake Hodges. Always people walking back and forth. Well lit at night

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Lake Hodges Pedestrian Bridge is so much more than just a bridge. Miles of walking & biking trails border Lake Hodges, and give lots of opportunities to view birds & other wildlife, including Bald Eagles & White-tailed Kites. The trails are well-maintained, and despite the signs, felt very safe. There are lots of options for long vs short hikes, easy... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

This is a lot more fun when not in a drought, but it is fun and a cool bridge to take across Lake Hodges. Pretty cool bridge architecture as well.

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Thank Jack B
San Diego, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Good hike, nice views a bit noisy until you get away from the 15, go west and the trail will take you all the way tot he main lake launch/picnic area, lots of wildlife, easy hike..

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Thank Robert M
Escondido, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Park your car at the storage units and walk along the Interstate 15, under the freeway and head towards the walking bridge. You will see any number of birds, bird nests under the overpass, and depending on the season, ducks. In the warm months you may see a snake trail crossing the path to the bridge, but I have walked... More 

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Thank largomargo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

I went up the trail before the bridge on dirt path and it was gorgeous....great for a run. There were solo and couples biking, walking with dogs, and running. I was solo and felt safe. I didn't want to turn around to go back... my friend does the 22 mile loop around the lake. One of my photos has the... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

Its really nice when there is water underneath. So glad they built this even though not many seem to know about the bridge.

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san diego, ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Hike this trail! Then hike the surrounding trails. Lake Hodges is great. You can take this bridge from Escondido to Rancho Bernardo. Recommend

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