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Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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Open today: 7:15 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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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 5 days ago via mobile

Great beach, loads of parking either on the road or in the parking lot ($15 per day) Sand is fine ( but hot in the afternoon) and the ocean perfect Great waves for boarding Look carefully and you might see dolphins or seals. Washrooms good

Thank Ianpearce82
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful park with trails for all ages. The tougher trails offer the better views but totally worth it! Trails are short enough to do all in one day. There is a steep walk along the road to get to the visitor center and restrooms. You...More

Thank Sandy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hiked up the hill from the lower parking lot. It was so hot out ... record temps so we weren’t sure how much we could cover with three complaining boys.🤗 The Guy Fleming trail was perfection! Views, cool breezes, fantastic plant life. The beach...More

Thank Tonya L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Torrey Pines Reserve is an ideal hiking destination for all levels of fitness. The trails are clearly marked and beautifully maintained and the ocean views are spectacular! Convenient parking available for a fee or you can park along 101 and add a little more "workout"...More

Thank Princessa57
Reviewed 1 week ago

So glad our family took a friend's recommendation to visit Torrey Pines. The sights are breathtaking. Plenty of great trails and we loved that we could walk down to the beach from the park. I would highly recommend stopping at Torrey Pines.

Thank Anne P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not too difficult, but a decent workout and VERY SCENIC!! After a moderate uphill stretch, you can hike your way down to the beach and cool off your feet in the water. I take all of my out of town guests here. And the gliderport...More

Thank californiavisitor14
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here with my 2 adult children to hike and also take a look and the nearby golf course and pro shop. We came on Saturday August 4th and hiked from the south lot up the hill and to the golf course and then down...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the place! This was our second time there and it was beautiful. It was a little hot but we made it. And the volunteer at the front was full of information!

Thank Michaelshoney
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here one afternoon to visit the Pacific Ocean for the first time. It was a beautiful park with golden sandy beaches. The views are amazing and the trails were a lot of fun. We LOVED it here!!

Thank 2koolkids
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favorite family beach and hike place in San Diego. Being local , we visit this place quite frequently. You can hike from the parking lot to top of the hill and then walk down from other side to the beach....More

Thank Surya J
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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
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February 17, 2018|
Response from Christine S | Reviewed this property |
They do not.