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Daley Ranch

#13 of 54 things to do in Escondido Features Animals
Valley Center Road, Escondido, CA
+1 760-839-4680
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Daley Ranch - nice hikes and views

There are 6 nice, moderate hikes in the Daley Ranch/Dixon Lake area. You can see lots of flowers... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
BancyN
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Palos Hills, Illinois
Wine Road Trip

You might notice from other posts, we did a wine tasting road trip. All of wineries along the... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Judy D
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Palm Springs, California, United States
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“ranch house” (7 reviews)
“dixon lake” (9 reviews)
“great trails” (3 reviews)
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Valley Center Road, Escondido, CA
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There are 6 nice, moderate hikes in the Daley Ranch/Dixon Lake area. You can see lots of flowers and trees year round, some which are marked along the hiking trails. The 2.5-mile hike up to the house is just a little steep so you may...More

Thank BancyN
Reviewed 8 April 2017

You might notice from other posts, we did a wine tasting road trip. All of wineries along the road, and there are many, are very good, all different, very busy. The tasting can be very expensive at all of the locations. But yes would do...More

Thank Judy D
Reviewed 28 March 2017

there used to be a bus but it was discontinued limiting how much we can walk since our serious auto accident injured my back and my wifes hip

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Went for a 4 hour hike here on a Saturday afternoon; i was expecting a lot of people but it was fairly quiet. You get to see a lot of birds and some other small wildlife and the hike is not too strenuous. Just be...More

Thank Lennart A
Reviewed 14 March 2017

There are various trails to select from. In the summer make sure to bring plenty of water and watch out for ticks. I don't bring the dogs there in the summer, it's too hot and the ticks are bad. You don't want to be out...More

Thank nbgervais
Reviewed 13 February 2017

A great place to stretch our legs and get an invigorating hike. If you like to go on horseback there are some great trails.

Thank AnnieHeffner
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed hiking Daley ranch for the day. It's a beautiful view once uphill. You can hardly tell you walked a long trail. Afterwards, enjoyed row boating in Lake Dixon. There's activities for families, couples and friends. I would definitely go again.

1  Thank SelenyB
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We have hiked different trails at Daley Ranch throughout the years. The first time we came we brought a gaggle of kids (ages 4-11)and several dogs on the weekend. The trail we ended up taking was fairly steep for the younger kids but there was...More

Thank EllaPaige
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoy this hike around Lake Dixon. It's an easy hike with very little uphill. No poles required. Our 4 year old grandson made this hike with us. Come early to beat the heat with water. Takes an hour.

Thank sweetpeacalifornia
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Daly Ranch has everything a hiker, biker, dog walker, runner could want....all can have fun on the trails back in the hills above Escondido. Bring water on a hot day....some trails are easier then others...adjacent to Dixon Lake with trail views of the lake..

Thank EscoDave
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