Spring for These Hikes

Famous for its sandy beaches and sunny days, San Diego County also has a more mountainous side. From south to north, here are three hikes to get you going.

Week 05.11.2015
Regions Southern CA

The Frequent Flyer's Mountain

Hike San Miguel Mountain in San Diego

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If you've ever landed at the San Diego International Airport, you've likely circled around San Miguel Mountain before touching down. At 2,559 feet, San Miguel isn't a prominent mountain, but hiking it is a good challenge. The 5-mile round-trip journey is steep all the way until t
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End of the Road, Beginning of Adventure

Tofino BC Hikes and Adventures

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Welcome to the end of the road: Your outdoor bliss is just beginning. Located on the farthest reaches of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, the oceanside town of Tofino has rightly been dubbed "the jewel of Canada's west coast." This is the place where rough and tumble meets t
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Volcan Victory

Hike Volcan Mountain

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Some days you've just got to head for the hills. Just an hour east of San Diego, Julian is a popular apple pie hub, yet few people venture beyond to nearby Volcan Mountain Wilderness Preserve at Wynola. They're missing out on a hiker's haven. It's 5 miles (round-trip) to Volcan's
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Palomar's Other Side

Hike the Barker Valley Trail on Palomar Mountain

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Palomar Mountain in Northern San Diego County is a popular location for cyclists, thanks to its steep, hairpin road that twists and turns to the observatory up top. But there's a road less traveled on the back side of this mountain range and it leads to beautiful Barker Valley Tr
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