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Hollenbeck Canyon Trail

MODERATE 42 reviews
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Hollenbeck Canyon Trail is a 4.6 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Jamul, CA that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

4.6 miles 626 feet Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

horseback riding

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

A beautiful canyon just east of San Diego, California If you are hiking after recent rains, the landscape will be green and lush, but also make the creek crossings (3 total) treacherous. The trail continues past the recorded route if you wish to extend the hike. The whole area between Dulzura and Jamul outside San Diego is beautiful. Rolling green hills with steep rocky peaks here and there.


1 day ago

hiking

Great hike that starts off easy but has a nice incline in the middle. Gorgeous views when you get deeper into the canyon.


27 days ago

Depends which trail u take.


28 days ago

hiking


1 month ago

great walk, when you get to the loop make sure you have walking sticks. some parts of the loop can get a little loose and steep.


2 months ago

hiking


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hiking


2 months ago

hiking

Fun little morning hike. Going counter clockwise is easiest, with one big incline once you make that cut Westward. Clockwise would be tough. Not a lot of shade so be prepared for that. Really pretty throughout the area. Also a hunting area, I'll be checking that out this bird season. Couple of side trails too.


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5 months ago

hiking

Great trail to hike or run. If you take the loop it's roughly 5.72 miles. Taking the loop in a counter clockwise direction you will face one decent climb. Taking the loop in a clockwise direction starts out very easy through a meadow with a gradual climb ending through a shaded area that runs along a creek bed. The clockwise route is great if it is going to be a hot day as the shade is very welcoming toward the end of the hike.


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6 months ago

hiking


8 months ago

hiking

Nice, fairly easy walk through interesting terrain. Worth a visit.


8 months ago

Absolutely beautiful hike! Loved every second of it.


8 months ago

trail running

Well maintained trail, nice and quiet. Great for families and smaller children. Great hike!


8 months ago

hiking

First time hiking this trail on Veteran's Day 2015 and I very much enjoyed it with great hiking friends. We did a huge hiking loop via Cardio Hill and ended with in area with a cool stack of Boulder Rocks.


9 months ago

I love this trail! There is a loop hike that's about 6 miles. Lots to see here and the trail wanders in and out of oak groves. Great Sunday morning hike.


9 months ago

Loved the challenge and serenity.. Hawks soaring over ..priceless , even saw a coyote near.


9 months ago

hiking

We did a loop similar to the one described below: about .3 mi in, we forked left to cross the creekbed, and continued along the exposed trail. We took a side trail straight up to a fantastic vantage point, then came back down the same way and rejoined the trail heading north, I believe. Eventually we were able to turn right and connect back with the actual canyon trail, returning through the trees and along the wash/trail. The whole loop was about 4.6 with our side trip up the hill. Really pretty...and so quiet!