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Best trails in Otay Mountain Wilderness

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Looking for a great trail in Otay Mountain Wilderness, California? AllTrails has 6 great hiking trails, mountain biking trails, trail running trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 6 moderate trails in Otay Mountain Wilderness ranging from 2.2 to 19.1 miles and from 633 to 3,562 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Otay Mountain Wilderness
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16,885 acres
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Top trails (6)
#1 - Otay Mountain: Minnewawa Truck Trail to Marron Valley Road
Otay Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 13.8 mi • Est. 7 h 38 m
Enter through the brown gate next to Pio Pico RV Campground. Please note: the trail to Marron Valley has been gated and locked by the county. The gate from Otay Mountain with exit to 905 is now lockShow more
#2 - Pio Pico Campground to Otay Mountain via Minnewawa Truck Trail
Otay Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 12.4 mi • Est. 6 h 57 m
Enter through the brown gate next to Pio Pico RV Campground. This is a popular off-road driving area. The map shown on this page covers a mostly gravel road that starts at the Pio Pico Campground andShow more
#3 - Otay Mountain Truck Trail via Marron Valley Road
Otay Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 19.1 mi • Est. 9 h 41 m
This is a popular off-road driving area. The map shown on this page covers a mostly gravel road that starts at the end of Marron Valley Road and continues up the Otay Mountain Truck Trail to Doghouse Show more
#4 - Minnewawa Truck Trail to Alta Road via Doghouse Junction
Otay Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 13.4 mi • Est. 7 h 21 m
Enter through the brown gate next to Pio Pico RV Campground. The route on this page has the user starting at the Pio Pico Campground, summiting Otay Mountain and then exiting on the western side, viaShow more
#5 - Otay Mountain: Short Hiking Loop from Campground
Otay Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 15 m
Otay Mountain: Short Hiking Loop from Campground is a 2.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Dulzura, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The traiShow more
#6 - Otay Mountain Truck Trail from Alta Road [PRIVATE PROPERTY]
Otay Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 15 mi • Est. 8 h 5 m
Access to Otay Mountain from the western side is met with Private Property and No Trespassing signs. Most visitors choose to access the mountain from the Pio Pico Campground. Please consult the San DiShow more