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Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
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$90.00*
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Private San Diego Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #5 of 451 things to do in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
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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 older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed August 16, 2014

We chose the'Beach trail' for our 2h hiking. It's really amazing to see how the rocks,cliffs,sea,beach combined. A mustpay visit in SD!

Thank xuanchiz
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Reviewed August 14, 2014

Fun two mile hike without much elevation change. Unique terrain and vegetation. Easy access from the Lodge at Torrey Pines.

Thank BBSeattle
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Reviewed August 13, 2014

Easy walks great vistas of the ocean and cliffs. Lots of folks out and seeing dogs and families was fun.

1  Thank IrishGermanSwedish
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Reviewed August 13, 2014

we drove to the park and hiked a few trails before finishing with the beach trail which ended at the beautiful expansive beach! we then were able to walk back to the parking lot via the beach, cooling off with our feet in the water. there are beautiful views from up on the hiking trails. Trails are easy to hike, you just have to watch your footing.

2  Thank Lori M
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Reviewed August 13, 2014

This is a very nice trail, which could be enhanced lot more to give a great experience to the Hikers.
There are many trails routes but many are not marked. It not easy to get lost but you may miss out on some.
Of course it is a jungle, you should expect wild life, Snakes etc. at the entrance they should inform the enterant, how to deal with them.
They have a small parking at the base, thus they tell first timers to go up to the half point and park there. When you drive up, you just lost half the hike.
I did not see a nice trail to hike from the base, many people were biking, jogging next to the road.
The other side of the cliff, is the sea. That makes the view great but it takes away from the beach. The shore line is not so great, for which i am not sure what anyone can do. But by adding couple of dollars to the entrance fee, they can use the money to mark the trails better and enhance the hiker experience.

Thank PrempalSingh
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