Cowles Mountain from Barker Way

MODERATE 4 reviews

Cowles Mountain from Barker Way is a 2.4 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near San Diego, CA that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

2.4 miles 692 feet Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly



mountain biking

trail running




12 days ago

Another way up Cowles. Less crowded.

2 months ago

Great first time up Cowles. Went for sunrise and got great treat. We were above the low clouds for a surreal view.

2 months ago

It's great for beginners!

3 months ago

Easy, and peaceful. Bliss. However I give two stars because it didn't feel like an adventure.