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Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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Open Now: 7:15 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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“great hike”(116 reviews)
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...more
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12600 N Torrey Pines Rd, San Diego, CA 92037
+1 858-755-2063
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Reviewed yesterday

Love this place. Great for hiking. Awesome beach. Great views of the Pacific. It can be crowded so go early.

Thank DogDoggie
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was in San Diego for one day and wouldn’t you know it rained!! But that wasn’t going to stop us from hiking:) all the trails were closed if there is any rain to stop erosion that can occur when it’s wet. However, that didn’t...More

Thank Nicgar11
Reviewed 2 days ago

Waking beaches is relaxing and a multi-sensory stress reliever. Fun to watch children play, fly kites and watch Fantastic sunsets.Less commercial businesses.

Thank jeriannesmith
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife wanted to hike this (I wanted to play a round of golf!) Seriously though, what a great nature preserve. We ended up parking at the top instead of down by the beach (might be been a bad decision). Anyways, we hiked the beach...More

Thank Burgher47
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Easily accessible. Be ready for a $20+ entrance fee. Intresting hikes and views from the top of the cliffs.

Thank longtravel09
Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent some time hiking up the trail. Then we went back down to the bottom of the hill and drove our car up to the top of the trail, where the museum is located. It was time well spent. The hike is fairly easy...More

Thank lifeisverygood2
Reviewed 4 days ago

Best to pay the $20 for parking up by the Visitors Center and hit trails. At least 3 trails on top. We Seniors did 2 of the 3 - yes, has some up and down elevations but not too hard and the scenery was definitely...More

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was my favorite spot while visiting San Diego, I could come here everyday and never get bored. The hiking trail down to the beach is breathtaking. A definite must see if in the area.

Thank WildHaireHiking
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my family to the reserve and hikes some of the trails. Had a great time seeing the ocean from the cliffs.

Thank Shane D
Reviewed 1 week ago

All kinds of hiking can be done here with trails not much longer than a mile but they connect. You can do as many as you want. There are beautiful views on the ocrean side. It does cost $15 to enter the reserve. There is...More

Thank Jenny M
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August 19, 2018|
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Response from Minh V | Reviewed this property |
I would ask the Uber to drop off nearby where you enter and pay to park. From there you can hike the trails or just go for a stroll on the beach
June 4, 2018|
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Response from lorne f | Reviewed this property |
It can be done
March 19, 2018|
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Response from docholiday174 | Reviewed this property |
I think it’s 10-15$ to get a car into the state park. No fee to picnic. That being said it’s not much of an easy walk to the beach with picnic gear. The park is up high altitude wise where you walk down to the beach. I... More