Hidden Valley Trail, located in the epicenter of Joshua Tree National Park, is a popular hike that earns that popularity.
In any desert, an oasis is prime real estate. And so it is at Borrego Palm Canyon, one of the very few fee areas in California’s Anza Borrego Desert State Park.
The rugged one mile loop offers great views and some fun scrambling near the cliffs.
Mount Woodson is a popular hiking and climbing area that offers spectacular 360 degree views
If your looking for a lot of visual bang for your hiking buck, Stonewall Peak in Cuyamaca Rancho State Park is the ticket.
Located just outside the town of Fallbrook, the Santa Margarita River Trail offers easily accessible tranquility in northern San Diego County.
The Daley Ranch, 3,058-acre conservation area in Escondido, offers over 20 miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking and equestrian use.
Part of Mission Trails Regional Park and convenient to the neighborhoods that sprawl south, east and west of the park, Cowles is the most popular hiking destination in San Diego County.