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“Lovely place to hike”

Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
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$90.00*
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$169.00*
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Biplane Coastal Tour
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$449.00*
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Ranked #5 of 435 things to do in San Diego
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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.
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New York
Level 6 Contributor
116 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Lovely place to hike”
Reviewed October 28, 2013

There are a number of various hikes to chose from in the park, and it was a great way to spend a few hours and get a good look around.

Visited October 2013
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Ithaca, New York
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43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Beautiful views”
Reviewed October 28, 2013

So close to town, exceptional views and great places for photography. Has plenty to offer for hikers and visitors.

Visited August 2013
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San Diego, California
Level 6 Contributor
156 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Torrey Rain”
Reviewed October 26, 2013

This gorgeous park has a little known phenomena called "Torrey Rain". When the fog comes into the park moisture gathers on the pine needles. When there is too much water on the needles it starts dripping underneath the trees causing what appear to be many rain droplets like light spring rain! It is a wonderful experience and can be found falling from the trees in the early mornings after a heavy night time fog. Go to the top of the hill by the museum and enjoy!

Visited October 2013
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Provo, Utah
Level 6 Contributor
91 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“beautiful beach”
Reviewed October 23, 2013

accessible and lovely return to nature. be prepared to pay to park though. close to Hilton so even with business meetings I could spend lunch hour walking the beach.

Visited October 2013
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Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
“Fantastic views”
Reviewed October 22, 2013

Beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean with it's amazing cliffs a nice walk on the beach to see the cliffs from below

Visited October 2013
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