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Barker Big Rock Loop

MODERATE 18 reviews

Barker Big Rock Loop is a 4.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near San Diego, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and bird watching and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 4.1 miles Elevation Gain: 1,227 feet Route Type: Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

walking

bird watching

running

views

wildlife

no shade

Users have reported the top portion of this loop is closed. There is no connection to Big Rock/Pyles Peak Trail as shown on map. You have to detour, go down Big Rock half way than climb back up to service road to continue the hike.

hiking
13 days ago

Connecting trail is closed. Have to use the service road

hiking
22 days ago

Nightly hike. Cool crisp air!

hiking
rocky
washed out
3 months ago

hiking
9 months ago

I'm a fan of Big Rock Trail. I was looking forward to hiking this loop. However, there is no connection to Big Rock/Pyles Peak Trail as shown on map. You have to detour, go down Big Rock half way than climb back up to service road to continue the hike. Other than that it's a good hike!

Fri Oct 12 2018

The big rock trail does not exist or connect can’t make the loop

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recorded After rain

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4 months ago

recorded Barker Spur West

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