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Hiking

At around 7.8 miles and 2100' elevation gain (roundtrip trailhead to peak -- if you stop at Potato Chip Rock shave off a little from both) it is a really good workout. The trail is relatively wide and non-technical. Nice boulders to look at, and some expansive views from the top. Don't expect much shade; use the hourly weather predictions for Ramona CA (not Poway). I think everyone that gives it 5 stars does so because of the photo-op at Potato Chip Rock.... as a San Diego resident who loves hiking this trail I can't see giving it a 5 star rating as it can't compare to trails that I have done in Hawaii and Canada and Alaska; as with all the trails in our greater metro area there is a dearth of trees, and amazing water features. Don't get me wrong; I really like the hike... just not 5 stars.

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Potato chip is awesome. short, but good work out.

AllTrails User reviewed Kwaay Paay Peak Trail
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HikingOver grown
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Teresa Harrison reviewed Kwaay Paay Peak Trail
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Hiking

Beautiful trail.. view was spectacular! I went early and caught the sunrise. Trail is free of debris, well marked & maintained. Great early morning adventure. I added on, started at the visitors center ran to Kwaay Paay hiked up ran down and finished at the visitors center 6 miles total.

Emily Guthrie reviewed Kwaay Paay Peak Trail
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Aaron Rivera reviewed Kwaay Paay Peak Trail
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HikingGreat!
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Jess L reviewed Black Canyon Trail
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Hiking

Great trail for my boys (ages 8,6,3)! The one note was once we came up out of the north side of the canyon and turned to go further south, the map says you head back down into the canyon, but we could not. There was an “area closed for restoration” sign in the middle of the trail. It was not an issue as we just went back across towards the ropes course and followed the trail out that way, but we couldn’t make the big loop this map indicates.

Jessica Arredondo reviewed Florida Canyon Trail
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Hiking

Paved in the desert garden, then dirt and some rocky trails. We took some side trails up towards the top of the Florida Canyon, lots of offshoots to try another day. Would come back again.

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Bethany Grace Folsom reviewed Upper Santa Ysabel Creek Trail
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Hiking

It was OK. The part in the canyon around the creek were really pretty but at the top they were Rollinghills but not the best of views

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Hiking

Nice hike. Very smooth terrain, no scrambling. Some rock stairs are about as tough as it gets. If you want to take your picture on potato chip rock, be prepared to wait - less than 10 people in line when I got there but it still took 45 minutes because there's a 2-ft jump with a 2-ft drop that people struggle mightily with.

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Alanna M. reviewed Lake Hodges Overlook Trail
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HikingNo shade
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Quiriat Bristow reviewed Kwaay Paay Peak Trail
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Hiking

Harder than expected, steep af.

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Brooke Fick reviewed Seven Bridge Walk
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Hiking

Pretty good, ended up walking 7 miles or so. Tried to take me through a house then through an area with no trail. One sketchy area on the outer part of balboa park where a few homeless people pitched tents. Other than that there were really great views and walking through balboa park was fun. Lots to do.

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Deborah McAnulty reviewed Kwaay Paay Peak Trail
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Hiking

Challenging but doable!!!

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Marc Montgomery reviewed Kwaay Paay Peak Trail
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Ruben Tirado reviewed Cedar Creek Falls Trail
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Allie Mills reviewed Pyles Peak Trail
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Hiking

Once you get through the literal throngs of non mask wearers on the Cowles Peak trail, it is very pleasant. Almost no people at all. Pretty trail.

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Adonis Gonzalez reviewed Lake Hodges Overlook Trail
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Hiking

What a great workout! I'd recommend going before 8AM because there is little overage from the sun. Beat the heat! It took me about 2.5 hrs to complete and while the parking lot opens at 8AM there are a few parking spots on the side of the road a few yards from the entrance. There are porta potties which is nice too. Lovely views and the creek is really pretty. Most of the incline takes place at the beginning of the hike. Overall, great workout, great hike.

Christina Avalos reviewed Seven Bridge Walk
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WalkingGreat!

We (2 adults, 1 teen, 1 preteen) followed the map and it was a very long walk. The youngins complained halfway through. I stopped and shopped at the marketplace halfway through. The bridges were really neat. I only wish it was a shorter walk.

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HikingGreat!

It was amazing! Very hard but beautiful view!

R Arvizu reviewed Cedar Creek Falls Trail
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HikingClosedNo shade

The Forestry will be closing this trail and surrounding area beginning August 4 until October 31,2020 Enforcement is present tickets are expensive best time for this trail is late spring when falls are running then it’s beautiful

David P. reviewed Lake Hodges Overlook Trail
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Hiking

Hot af

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Madeline Fitzgerald reviewed Florida Canyon Trail
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Hiking

Great walk/hike, but not recommended for running unless you’re a very experienced trail runner, it’s very rocky/rough in places. No shade, so time appropriately.

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Veronica Gonzalez reviewed Potato Chip Rock via Mt. Woodson Trail
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Hiking

This is a great trail, but I didn’t give it 5 stars due to lack of shade and how crowded it gets. It was steep climb up, and I needed lots of breaks. Getting up and off the actual Potato Chip Rock was tricky but not too bad. I believe the entire hike took me 3.5 hours, including the wait to get on the rock to take pictures and also a short break.

Brandon Walker reviewed Lake Hodges Overlook Trail
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HikingNo shade
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Hiking

Earlier you start the better

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Mayra Rodriguez reviewed Pyles Peak Trail
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Hiking

Due to COVID the canyon is closed. We had a good time tho. Some people not wearing masks but majority were.

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Tiffany Hendrixson reviewed Potato Chip Rock via Mt. Woodson Trail
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Hiking

I can’t express enough to start early. Like be hiking at or before 6am. Would rate as difficult for this route of the hike. It’s dirt and rocks all the way up. Steady incline entire way. Heavily tracked path and easy to navigate. Parking $10 on weekends. Bathrooms at trail entrance. Would recommend. Be aware you will wait an hour minimum to take a picture at the top of the hike. Good rest time.

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Ksenia Zak reviewed Black Canyon Trail
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Hiking

Cool trail

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