Explore the best trails near Chula Vista with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

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With the recent rains the trail was really muddy and swampy in some areas. A bridge that crosses over a stream was partially under water. Overall the hike was fun with varied terrain: flat, rocky, dry, lush, etc. Just prepare to get your shoes wet and muddy!

2 days ago

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3 days ago

hiking
5 days ago

Hiked this with my dog. Wasn't too hard or too easy. Just right for the both of us. Plus the view at the top was beautiful.

Not a very nice place.

hiking
6 days ago

Okay hike.....nice view at the top.

hiking
7 days ago

Don't know if we took the short cut or the long cut but it was really steep. Mostly incline going up. Have to watch your step going down. Great leg and butt workout.

hiking
7 days ago

Really steep at the beginning. There are some switchbacks but they are small and of little help. Because of that I would rate the trail difficult. I thought it had the best views of any of the other local trails.

hiking
9 days ago

We tried this as a family hike. While there wasn't a ton of signage but it wasn't too hard to figure out. I carried my 2 year old with my ergo and my 7 year old did the hike on her own. Tons of fun!

My first time hiking Rock House. Without all trail app I would have been totally lost taking wrong trails. Great, fairly quick hike in my own backyard!!!

hiking
9 days ago

Fantastic hike with a fantastic price tag. Trespassing = $289 fine. Golfers at the course called Fish & Game and an officer was waiting for us. He watched us through a spotting scope. He was the nicest officer but the fine wasn't worth the hike.

walking
10 days ago

Great views of surrounding hills and Lower Otay. This trail is easy, more like walking than hiking. Dad, Mom, 12 yr old, 8 yr old handled it without any difficulty. Wait at least 5 days after it rains or bring water proof boots. Had to hop across parts of the trail that were ankle deep due to elevated creek levels. Gave it 3 stars because it wasn't anything breathtaking or difficult, just a nice walk on a nice day.

hiking
10 days ago

Been hiking this since 2004, a lot has changed as I used to hardly run into a single soul and now it is common to see a few people but by no means crowded unless it is a Saturday or Sunday morning. Went up once on a full moon with some friends. I highly recommend going at night for the amazing view!

hiking
11 days ago