Cowles Mountain to Pyles Peak Trail

HARD 3 reviews

Cowles Mountain to Pyles Peak Trail is a 7.5 mile out and back trail located near Santee, CA that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. 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.

7.5 miles 1656 feet Out & Back

dogs on leash


mountain biking

trail running




Mission Trails Regional Park is a short distance from downtown San Diego and provides easy access for those who live near San Diego. With over 40 miles of trails, it is one of the largest urban parks in the United States. This is the Cowles Mountain Region of the Mission Trails Regional Park.

1 month ago

Not as steep as other trails in the park, but a good sustained hike. Steady climbing that levels out here and there.

1 month ago

Hard and awesome!

1 month ago